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Jayce Marcus: Local Civil Rights Hero

This week I covered Jayce Marcus’s fight for housing at George Fox University. Jayce is not alone in his fight for inclusive housing at a conservative University – trans students across the country find themselves in similar situations every day. 130 more words

I’m African-Centered and My Wife Is White

This isn’t going to be a rant against Black women.  It’s also not an apology.

I’m an American-African*.  And I’m a real man. I have achieved a few things in my life. 2,818 more words

Genetic Survival

A Rising Tide Or A Wind Swept Wave

A rising tide lifts all boats but don’t mistake a wave for a tide.

Black People Urged to Stop Participating in Pop Culture due to Appropriation

Los Angeles- Breaking news: There has been a call to action for Black Americans to stop contributing to pop culture. Popular Black officials cite the problem of White people stealing their culture stating the epidemic is worse than “Blackface”. 132 more words

Dark Humor

THE CENTRAL AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL AND ITS AFTERMATH

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum Dearly Beloved Sisters (and Brothers ;) )

I was so excited about this year’s Central Avenue Jazz Festival that I could hardly go to sleep the night before. 3,935 more words

Current Events/News

Real Life Brave Girl #5 - Ruby Bridges

You probably go to school with people from many different backgrounds and of many different skin colors, but this wasn’t always possible in the United States. 474 more words

Real Life Brave Girls