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“THE NEGRO ARTIST AND THE RACIAL MOUNTAIN”: HOW LANGSTON HUGHES’S SEMINAL 1926 ESSAY MAY HELP US BETTER UNDERSTAND BOTH MICHAEL JACKSON’S ART AND HIS STRUGGLES: PT 1

“I know my race, I just look in the mirror…I know I’m black!”-Michael Jackson.

In 1926, poet and essayist Langston Hughes wrote a short but stirring piece that became a manifesto for the Harlem Renaissance, the great cultural movement that brought Black art, culture, and music to prominence in American society. 86 more words

History

Simply Simple

My absence of words simply mean I don’t stress anymore.

I don’t wish you good or bad.

I simply don’t wish anymore…well, not about you anyway. 6 more words

Black Women

Book Review for My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis (Ages 3+)

Heartwarmingly sentimental, a plea for compassion and acceptance of a child who is different and an illustration of a child’s unique life all at once, the reader can feel that this story poured out from a mother’s heart on to the page. 183 more words

African American

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“If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years. 78 more words

CurlSistas

It’s no secret I have an undying passion for all things fashion and I LOVE LOVE LOVE all my natural haired sisters.  Having shaved my head twice within the past three years I love meeting new natural haired women as well as women with a style all their own.   143 more words