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Rosenwald!

Sometimes a film screening can feel like a worship service.

Jonathan and I shared that experience last evening, at the Old Greenbelt Theater screening of… 872 more words

Culture

Black Lives Matter vs Current Law Enforcement Killings

First my thoughts as an African American, whose parents have walked with Martin Luther King Jr. and his council back in the 1960’s with the current Black Lives Matter movement and current ambush against police officers across the country. 1,918 more words

CNN

Dr. Umar Johnson 

Earlier today my Twitter timeline was going crazy talking about the interview The Breakfast Club was doing with Dr. Umar Johnson … Some said it was a great interview, others said it was confusing like … 96 more words

Truth

Rare photos of 19th-century blacks speak to modern Americans

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Some faces are pensive; others are proud. Some are known; others are obscure. All are black.

Rare, striking and never-before-seen portraits of black citizens in Victorian-era England are going on display for the first time in the U.S., and organizers say the photographs have a powerful message for contemporary Americans riven by racism. 572 more words

Europe

Life comes full circle for singer Carol Rogers

A good portion of my life is spent interviewing and profiling artists and creatives of one type or another.  It’s a good challenge for me to try and give readers an authentic representation of the subject and his/her persona, spirit, character, and voice without reducing them to stereotype or generic personality.   4,713 more words

Omaha

some days i feel like, Amelia Boynton Robinson

**I ORGINALLY POSTED THIS IN MARCH 2014. I just learned this civil rights leader passed this morning at 104 years old.  I appreciate what she did for humanity, civil rights and women. 342 more words

Freedom

Cornrows and Cultural Appropriation: The Truth About Racial Identity Theft

Later this week or early next week, I’ll be looking at this topic of cultural appropriation a little more in depth with the help of Amandla Stenberg’s video “ 35 more words

Black Lives Matter