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During one of the more memorable The Simpsons episodes, Bart Simpson is placed in a Special Ed class due to his continuous slacking on schoolwork. Being the bright yet defiant young man he was written to be, he sarcastically states, “So, I supposed to catch up to the rest of my class by going slower […]
The film begins asking passersby, “Name a positive stereotype about Black people?” Needless to say, they (including Howard University students) were stumped. The next question he asks sets the tone and reveals the premise for the documentary. Are there more Black men in college or in prison?
Most of the Black History that I have learned has been about courageous African Americans breaking color lines. Rosa Parks defied unjust societal norms; The “Little Rock Nine” went to public school in the face rabid racism; and Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in an all White baseball league. However, is […]
Today while running, I heard a parent say something that I’ve heard many times before. “You better stay out the sun before you get even darker.” I thought to myself, “for the rest of this child life she will most likely feel negatively about dark complected people because her mother said that being dark is […]
This picture was taken February 19, 2010 in Decatur, GA I nearly drove by but the message confused me. Why is this sign still necessary?
ATLANTA – Protests are planned in front of the Fulton County courthouse Today at 5:30 p.m. after a former Atlanta police officer was cleared of killing a teenager. A judge said former officer Raymond Bunn was justified when he shot and killed 18-year old Corey Ward.
Have you ever asked yourself why are the most beautiful places in the world usually the poorest? After watching the coverage of Haiti, were you left wondering how does a country become so impoverished? Please watch this documentary to understand how and why the Caribbean islands continue to lose the battle against local corruption, corporate […]
Have you ever heard anyone say, “I tried to go natural (hair products) 4 years ago but I couldn’t do it” or “I tried to cut fast food out of my diet but that didn’t last long.” It sounds very similar to someone trying to quit an addiction to cigarettes or drinking. There is one […]
The October edition of French Vogue features pictures of Dutch model Lara Stone in which the naturally pale-skinned blonde’s face and body are painted black.