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The Conscious Movement is Getting Just As Bad As Religion

This ashy Imhotep nonsense is getting out of hand:

No evidence, no sources or references just a bunch of bullshit. He blocked me and changed his Facebook name of course. 254 more words

Atheism

Can You Be a Black Christian and 'Woke'?

*cringe*

No. Allow me to explain, even though it should be obvious.

Social media has brought on a movement of sorts; the ‘black consciousness’ movement. Let’s discuss that. 390 more words

Atheism

Ida B. Wells: Anti-lynching Crusader

By Abayomi Azikiwe

The many references by African-American women intellectuals and activists to educational achievement, economic self-reliance, sobriety and religious adherence suggest that Western bourgeois values influenced their thinking and organizational approaches. 1,057 more words

Black Power

The “Sunken Place”: Reflections on Crowded Consciousness

But as humanity is prone to be inspired by the imitative rather than the initiative qualities of life, there was a tendency in many who had been freed from the slavery toil and soil to efface the traces of their origin and past servitude from a sense of shame and approximate, not to the rugged principles of the pioneers of the struggle, but rather to the antedated patterns of the vanquished class.

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Princess of the Press, Feminist Crusader for Equality and Justice

By Kiilu Nyasha

A tireless champion of her people, Ida B. Wells was the first of eight children born to Jim and Elizabeth Wells in Mississippi in 1862, six months before chattel slavery was ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. 2,027 more words

Black Power

The White Women’s March

By Yejide Orunmila
President of ANWO (African National Women’s Organization)

From “Beyond the Women’s March: White Women’s Reparations to African People” Web Conference hosted by the Uhuru Solidarity Movement. 946 more words

Black Power

Black Excellence: How Our Self-Hatred Impedes Progress 

The now-popular term “Black Excellence” always comes with a certain longing. In as much as accomplishments are celebrated, we lament the fact that such excellence is still the exception and not the norm. 673 more words