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Kilmonger 1 T'Challa 0 #BlackPanther

“The black elite around the globe should be afraid. That is one of my takeaways from “The Black Panther”, a Marvel movie that when examined closely went beyond anything else so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 636 more words

African American

Celebrate BHM at a Library-Celebrate Libraries Anytime

Hello again. Here is a poster announcing my next appearance at a local library here in Los Angeles, the Eagle Rock Branch Library to share my father’s inspirational story. 1,018 more words


Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana | No Blacks Allowed

[By removing their own kin with attachments to the black community and intermarrying with white individuals, many were attempting to reduce the levels of prejudicial hostility they had experienced since the intrusion of whites on their lands. 94 more words


Feature: Parenting From a Place of Grace

I had the distinct pleasure of writing a post for Bougiemama.com.  This site is special.  It’s a place that highlights women of color bloggers and focuses on five key areas: parenting, wellness, style and beauty, and prosperity.  863 more words

A Little Known Secret for Success

How do we succeed when everything’s against us?

  Success stories are everywhere. Articles, documentaries and books flood the market and have blanketed social media.  But how do we succeed when everything’s against us? 781 more words

Inspirational, Motivational, Encouragement, Success

Metzger's World

“…6:00 in the morning yawning and laying down next to you…”

“Come here, Kiara. About time you got home…wait. What’s wrong?” Travis Bridges pulled his wife close to him in their bed. 3,828 more words

Short Story

Today in African-American Transportation History - 1947: A Pioneering Officer Completes His U.S. Navy Service

The comparatively brief but historically significant U.S. Navy career of Lieutenant Commander Edward Swain Hope, who had been the highest-ranking African-American naval officer during World War II, came to an end when he was officially released from active duty. 629 more words

African-American Transportation History