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Ralph Abernathy: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Overlooked ‘civil rights twin’

Originally Posted on Religion News Service (RNS) on January 15, 2015 by Adelle M. Banks

In a scene in the movie “Selma,” the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 188 more words

US Politics

From TooWarmForSweatshirts.tumblr.com - Trayvon Martin

In light of recent events I decided to post an entry from my other blog TooWarmForSweatshirts.tumblr.com here on The Thing About My Boyfriend. This has nothing to do with my boyfriend, but I felt it was worth sharing. 475 more words

A Review of 2014

Adrian C

This year has been a big one for me. Firstly, in late march I learned my status as a positive person. A few months after, the caseworker that did my intake told me about the NMAC Youth Initiative. 1,879 more words

Living With Hiv

“Selma:” Shrink-wrapped & High on Suffrage, Low on Balm By Ronald Steele

I’m sick of the Hollywierd films depicting Black life, excluding the natural context, afforded white stories, and characterizing Black people void of loving emotion, only pain, rage & anger. 820 more words

African Americans

After the Ballad.

So the rage fueled thing I wrote about the Paris Review the other day has grown some wings. Mentioned in a Huffpo article by Annie Finch… 885 more words

Writing Life