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Hey Black Child do you know who I am?

As I was thinking about how I wanted to word this post, I thought about the video that has been circulating on the Internet with a cute little girl reciting Maya Angelou’s Poem “Hey Black Child.”  A link this video:  … 720 more words


How Black Lives Matter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power

IN THE 1960S, if you were a civil rights worker stationed in the Deep South and you needed to get some urgent news out to the rest of the world—word of a beating or an activist’s arrest or some brewing state of danger—you would likely head straight for a telephone. 2,371 more words



1 Peter 2:1-2

“Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.” 959 more words


The Sidewalk

There’s this woman who sits outside a convenience store I pass sometimes. I first was drawn to her because it was strange for me to see a woman, who could easily be my mother, sitting outside on the ground. 580 more words

My Friend's Husband Sent Her to the ER

A friend and I were making plans to get together.  It had been a while since we’d hung out, too long.  She crossed my mind and I thought it was odd that we hadn’t talked but she’s married and I’m single.   766 more words


Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn’t hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren’t going anywhere. 543 more words


"...when ure hero falls"

So this week, two things happened that shook the African-American community:  the first was Bishop Eddie Long passed and the second was Steve Harvey met with President-Elect Donald Trump.   682 more words