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Apology to Anonymous


A few years ago I said to you, “You’re really pretty.”

You said, “Thank you.”

And I felt weird because there was an awkward silence after that. 326 more words

Intellectual Playground

How Often to Co-Wash Part 1

I’ve had some of my friends ask me, “How often do I co-wash?” “Am I doing it too much or too little?” “What types of products do I use?” 312 more words

Black History Month: Day 23

Let’s get straight into it. Catherine Ferguson was a pioneer and an educator. She started a Sunday school in New York city.

Ferguson was born in 1779 into slavery. 186 more words

#ThursdayThoughts - Author Gwendolyn Brooks

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 7, 1917. Brooks moved to Chicago at a young age. She began writing and publishing as a teenager, eventually achieving national fame for her 1945 collection… 480 more words

Case Western Reserve University Postdoctoral Researchship in African American Studies

Deadline: March 31

Length: Apparently 1 year

Comments: “The Fellow is expected to teach one history course (to be cross-listed with Ethnic Studies) in the spring semester, give a public presentation, and submit a report to the director on the year’s activities.” 10 more words

African Origin

Havana Nights 

New Bobbi Brown Collection. I have on “Guava” Illuminating Cheek Palette and Liquid Lip Art Stick

Hold On to Your Dreams - Voices of African-American Geeks and Creators

Writing an article about pop/geek culture and African-Americans is a difficult task for me. While I can certainly discuss academic knowledge, objective facts, or logical arguments, I find it far harder to write about the human and subjective side. 1,086 more words

PCU Zeitgeist