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Reparations Isn’t a Political Demand | Jacobin

ve gotten a range of reactions to my “open letter” to Ta-Nehisi Coates. Some people find the piece extremely compelling, while others are horrified and accuse me of putting “class over race” or worse, “Marxplaining.” 2,125 more words

Black History

The Debt: What we, Black Men, owe Black Women and children — and what we owe ourselves. — Medium

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.”

~Gabriel Garcia Marquez~

“Next to God we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth living.” 4,918 more words

Black History

Sign of the Times — Medium

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid” — Audre Lorde… 1,067 more words

Black History

Slaves Be Gone: You Are Your Solution. : ThyBlackMan.com

ThyBlackMan.com) Slave to the job. Told what you will earn, what to wear, when to eat, when to arrive, when to leave and what to do. 1,161 more words

Black History

Respectability politics are making black Americans sick — Quartz

Pull up your pants. Straighten your hair. Stop using the n-word.

Black Americans have long been told that there is a “right” way to act in order to secure racial equality and individual promotion in the United States. 536 more words

Commentary And Opinion Pieces

Angela Davis Talks Black Liberation, History and the Contemporary Vision - News & Views - EBONY

Angela Davis Talks Black Liberation, History and the Contemporary Vision The iconic freedom struggle leader speaks with EBONY.com about Black human rights activism stretching back decades and her recently released book observing global movementsBY SHERYL HUGGINS SALOMON, FEBRUARY 17, 2016COMMENTSAngela Davis speaking at Myer Horowitz Theatre of the University of Alberta. 782 more words

Critical Black Issues