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On The Color Line

Bosjesman Family from Ratzel’s History of Mankind

by David Arthur Walters
KANSAS CITY—I have been writing about racial issues lately because when reading the local papers I discovered it was Black History Month, and then I noticed the Color Line drawn by a prominent “African-American” Kansas Citian, Lewis W. 1,601 more words

Cross my mind

I was just thinking about you
Wondering if you wear the same cologne
Smelled good
On you
Had the next boyfriend of mine try the same kind… 205 more words

African American

How to take care of natural hair while traveling

For my 21st birthday earlier this year, my mother told me that we would be going to Disney World during my Thanksgiving break. I just got back two nights ago and I’m happy to report that the trip was a success! 962 more words

To Be Or Not To Be . . . ?

Do you believe Black people in poverty stay in poverty because of their environment or is it self-inflicted?

I feel so strongly about this topic and this question was presented to me in Cleveland Ohio by Shaquille Anderson my brother and Tosha (I do not know her last name) but I stated that it is those people in poverty’s fault. 415 more words

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Met Him In Person...

The map on the console still had a long red line to our destination. I awoke for the 5th time to enjoy some of the food being served. 470 more words

Green Card

Defining Normal with Rev. Jesse Jackson

I had the honor of sitting in a room with Rev. Jesse Jackson earlier today. The premise of this small meeting was to speak about the Arab and Muslim communities in the United States, specifically in regards to how Islamophobia affects refugees. 523 more words

American Muslim

Let’s Pretend You’re Black: Ty’Qwonne Blacksten (Part 9)

Warning: The following dialogue contains foul and inappropriate language that may be offensive to some readers.

Meanwhile on the Mezza’s territory, three guys are posted in front of a local liquor store having a simple conversation: 957 more words