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Palo Alto African-American Homeowner Fights Gentrification Despite Pricey Offers To Sell

PALO ALTO (KPIX) – A Palo Alto woman is determined to hold on to her home and her neighborhood’s history.

The area known as Ventura was once one of the few place African American families could buy property in the city. 365 more words


Nina introduces a new generation to Nina Simone

Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina Simone, by Alice Brière-Haquet/Illustrated by Bruno Liance, (Dec. 2017, Charlesbridge), $16.99, ISBN: 9781580898270

Recommended for readers 6-10… 360 more words


College of Charleston Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applicants who study the Antebellum era are especially welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6843


College of Charleston Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: January 10

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Required qualifications include a PhD in English or African American Studies with emphasis in African American Literature

URL: https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6849


MKE-Week 7: "All We Need is Love..."

This MKE week was a half-done effort, as when I ran across Haanel saying:  “ cells are all busy creating and recreating the body, but, in addition to this, they are endowed with… 222 more words

My Fear of Driving or Why I Don't Want to Kill You With My Car

I’ve always believed that the fear of driving should have a more professional name. If arachnophobia and acrophobia can be named, there should be some Greek-originated nomenclature like odigóphobia, that identifies us cautious individuals who cannot separate the danger of driving from the necessity of getting around. 1,077 more words