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On Ben Affleck and Slavery

A few years back, I was contacted by the producers of Who Do You Think You Are?, a popular TV genealogy show, to help them with an episode.   734 more words

History

DICooper reblogged this on The Chronicles of Six and commented:

For some reason I just feel that this sums up the recent hubbub with Ben Affleck and the legacy of slavery very well.

More Than One Way to Take a Life: Anthony Ray Hinton Edition

I guess you can file this under there is more than one way that white people can rob you of your life.  They want to use fancy words like the justice system and due process and miscarriages of justice and the like, but make no mistake that this is… 226 more words

African American Culture

Omaha conquering hero Terence Crawford adds second boxing title to his legend; B&B Boxing Academy builds champions inside and outside the ring

Omaha conquering hero Terence Crawford adds second boxing title to his legend; B&B Boxing Academy builds champions inside and outside the ring

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Writing

You Got Crabs...

Sooo….
We pull.
Tug.
Show eachother no love.
Sitting in this barrel,
So nobody gets above
Enough to get out in the open.
So focused on eachother… 75 more words

Writing

Hip Hop in the New Year

Myesha Smith, The Black Bear – Music is moving the nation one artist at a time. With the time changing it is easy for the art of music to do the same. 823 more words

News

When We Arrived presents: When I Grow Up by Nikki Skies (video poetry post)

the cd is available for autograph and purchase.
contact:
nikkiskies@gmail.com

Poetry

Dance + Lessons: Samuel With Jay Electronica Edition


We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now
Because I’ve been to the mountaintop; I don’t mind
Like anybody, I would like to live a long life.   469 more words

African American Culture