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Be Offended

As if you needed another excuse to loathe Kanye West (yet still not completely hate him as an artist), then you should take a gander into the recent controversy surrounding his speech at his wedding with fame whore (mostly just whore) Kim Kardashian. 810 more words


Students with Operation Understanding D.C. visit Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Twenty-four African American and Jewish rising high school seniors from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia spent the weekend learning about Birmingham’s Civil Rights history. 202 more words


The Benign Intentions of an Ignorant & Fanatical Society

Americans today live in what is a strange point in our nation’s history. Our society indulges in inaccuracy and lies, all the while assuring itself it follows only reason and objective thought. 1,544 more words


Formerly Incarcerated People Lead Movement to Confront Oppressive ''Justice'' System | truthout

A half-century since the apex of the Civil Rights Movement, the quest for racial and economic justice continues unabated in the United States. Arguably the most powerful expression of that struggle today is the growing movement to end the racialized system of mass incarceration. 139 more words

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At Arms Length of a Rose Garden

Chapter 8


I knew so much and so little back then. I remember getting your blackened letter I did all I could to read it, they may be good, but I found some of what you had written. 3,027 more words

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Little Inspiration #11 Garry Winogrand, The Streets We Walk

It’s never about fresh air, or going from one place to another. Walking down a street, any street, is part of life and a chance to take in our surroundings. 131 more words

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

Here is an enchanting story!

John Howard Griffin challenges himself to visit the deep South during the 1950s as a Black man. He undergoes pigment change through oral medication and UV ray lighting. 171 more words

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