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The One Lesson We Need to Teach Our Black Sons in 2016

Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamar Scott. Those are just a few of the many Black men that were killed by police officers this year. 362 more words

African American

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Chapter 2

My master’s family consisted of two sons, Andrew and Richard; one daughter, Lucretia, and her husband, Captain Thomas Auld. They lived in one house, upon the home plantation of Colonel Edward Lloyd. 2,002 more words

American Literature

REVIEW: Beach Thing by D.L. White

Beach Thing
by D.L. White

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

DL White has quickly cemented herself on my must-read list.

I found myself reading not one, but two books that were boring the snot out of me so I woke up early for a Sunday, ready to read something to get me out of my slump. 124 more words


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Preface

In the month of August, 1841, I attended an anti-slavery convention in Nantucket, at which it was my happiness to become acquainted with Frederick Douglass, the writer of the following Narrative. 3,136 more words

American Literature

35,000 and more artifacts in the African American Museum

The grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American history and culture is a way to commemorate the efforts of African Americans who have taken part in American history to shape America’s identity. 345 more words


The true story of the African-American women at NASA who helped the US win the space race

When Neil Armstrong planted a stars and stripes flag on the moon in 1969, it was a truly patriotic achievement for the United States. But it never would have happened—at least not right then, not in the same way—were it not for the African American women who calculated rocket trajectories as mathematicians and engineers… 730 more words