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The Blacks of Port Appin

Duncan Black, born 1797, is Liam James Black’s great, great, great, great, great grandfather, or for easier reference, his 5 x great grandfather. He was born and died in Port Appin, Argyllshire, just north of Oban on the western coast of Scotland.   421 more words

Black Family

Charter Schools

 I’ve had lunch with Rochelle twice since we stopped having our weekly interviews. Her children have started school for the fall season, and now all three are enrolled in charter schools. 687 more words

Black Family

Some struggles of the Black family nucleus (today)

Is there is a fading presence of the Black nuclear family which puts children at a disadvantage (socially) and creates a burden on society?

Looking at single parenting in America: 372 more words

American Family

The Cowardly Black Folk!!

              So lately I’ve been trying to convince my better half to move to a different part of town.  When I say move I don’t mean right now but in the next 2 to 4 years.   707 more words

African American

Getting You Ready For The James Brown Movie...

Godfather of Soul–James Brown 1933-2006

Alright Funksters. The new James Brown Movie, Get on up, is coming out on August 1st, and I’m getting you ready for that. 25 more words

Black Culture

Black Men: What Will It Take To Make You STAND UP?

Forgive me, but many people think that Black men haven’t stood up for anything since the days of the Black Panthers.

And come to think of it, I’m not really sure I can disagree with that. 711 more words

Black Culture

My Family

I still haven’t built up the courage to tell my family that I’m gay. I’ll explain why below, but first I’ll give you some background on my family; it consists of me, my older brother, mother, and father. 1,063 more words