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Africatown Center for Education & Innovation at Columbia Annex in South Seattle this Saturday April 19!

Join us for the celebration of the opening of the Africatown Center for Education & Innovation at Columbia Annex in South Seattle this Saturday April 19! 184 more words

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Africatown Center for Education & Innovation at Columbia Annex in South Seattle this Saturday April 19!

Join us for the celebration of the opening of the Africatown Center for Education & Innovation at Columbia Annex in South Seattle this Saturday! (Scroll down for details). 180 more words

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Why I decided to give up the N Word.

I fought long and hard and often for the word “Nigga” to be used exclusively between Black people only, as a term of endearment that symbolized our power as a community to take something that originated in pure hatred, and make it into something positive. 819 more words

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Just saw a post about Black male students deciding to film a short documentary wear suits & ties. Apparently, their ties and button-ups was supposed to dispel the stereotype that Black men are gangsters and thugs. 166 more words

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yesterday was wonderful.

some important thoughts and ideas came to mind. It’s like i woke up all over again. I learned that in the movie “the princess and the frog” Tiana is the only Disney princess who doesn’t wear her hair down.. 298 more words

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The Curious Case of Mythic Racism

I am currently reading Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire. This masterful work lays bare the means by which those who are oppressed must free themselves from the tyranny of their oppressors. 417 more words

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The B-Style Babes: Japanese Women and Becoming Black!

I stumbled on an artice-”B-Style Babes: Japanese Women Adopting The ‘Black Lifestyle’” and all I could do was heave a heavy sigh; as in, what’s going on in this life? 348 more words

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