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I am so very excited to post to my very first blog as iamrhapsodist!

Please allow me to introduce myself.  I am a poet living in Columbus, OH.   266 more words

African American

Stop Apologizing For Being Black

It is Black History month. A month where we get to learn about the great accomplishments made by African American people. We learn about their struggles and how they overcame hardships and trials. 605 more words


Original Source Documents: Black Thought & Culture

The Black Thought and Culture database from Alexander Street Press is an impressive electronic resource that gathers together writings and information on a large number of important black thinkers and cultural figures. 200 more words


Boxing Legends!

There have been so many great African American boxers. From lightweight to heavyweight that I am not able to discuss them all.

So many people tend to think that Joe Louis was the world’s first black boxing champion but it was John Arthur “Jack” Johnson was the world’s first black boxing champion. 273 more words


Leadership Profile: Dr. Eddie Tealer

This is Part 2 of an ongoing series, Leadership in Different Ways: African-American Leadership at North Lake College, in honor of Black History Month.

Ten years ago, Eddie Tealer sat in an office at one of America’s biggest banks. 690 more words