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#BlackLivesMatter: Who Was Steven Eugene Washington?

Steven Washington, a 27-year-old black man, was shot and killed by police officers Saturday, March 20, in the 800 block of South Vermont Avenue in Koreatown, according to authorities. 150 more words

(Legally) Selling Weed While Black | NPR

As Oakland’s legal cannabis industry grows, the biggest players seem to have two things in common: They’re white, and they have lots of money.



Hello! How’s it going? I hope that things are well. It’s now the weekend so I hope you’re planning on having some fun! 😊

I recently saw a documentary on Eartha Kitt while taking a break from editing and formatting my second novel. 357 more words


Empowering Black Female T-shirt Apparel Lines by Stephanie Lahart

Stephanie Lahart has a t-shirt apparel line that empowers Black women and girls all over the world. She wanted to create shirts that celebrate African American females… 70 more words

Black Girls

The Bloodstain Of Slaves In Stone Town - Zanzibar

As the slave trade intensified in the 18th century, the Stone Town in Zanzibar – Tanzania was one of the worlds last slave market.Illegal slave trade was still going on after it has been abolished.It was used for auctioning slaves by the Arab traders.The slave trade was abolished by the British in 1873. 269 more words


Caitlin's African-American history blog

Welcome to my new blog! My name is Caitlin and I’m a senior at Edgewood College in Wisconsin. I’m majoring in history and French and my specialization is African-American history. 341 more words