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Beatrix Potter: My Book Bucket List

I have always loved Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit collection of books. I have three collections of these books, an A4 set an A5 set and an itty bitty little set. 15 more words


Vision of Beauty by Kathryn Lasky and Nneka Bennett

Vision of Beauty, The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker

By Kathryn Lasky and illustrated by Nneka Bennett

This book provides insights as life as a slave in the late 1860s and then how the children grow up to be free.  136 more words

Black Males Today Cultural Event

In recognition of Black History Month 2018, Flutter Beta Chapter, B.L.A.C.K., and Kappa Alphi Psi will be hosting a panel discussion of how Black men are stereotyped in today’s society. 48 more words


"Why isn't there a holiday for white men?"

I’m cutting this post a little close to my 15th of the month deadline, but I was struggling to get excited about a topic. And THEN March 8, International Women’s Day, rolled around, and all the “why isn’t there a holiday for white men?” people started speaking up. 1,181 more words


Throughout February I committed to reading books by black authors. It felt like the right choice considering that it was Black History Month, but that choice was confirmed through the 3 books I read over the course of the month: … 481 more words

Personal Development

Black History: Why 1968 Reminds Us to Take a Reality Check in 2018

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

This year’s Black History Month is a poignant time in American history. While there is much pride in the history of African Americans and the progress in our community, racial inequality remains a dominant socio-economic reality for most Black Americans. 1,082 more words

Am I leading my '#bestlife'?: On living Black History Month abroad

It came about five minutes into the film.

A loud, pointed “SHHHH!”

It was directed at me. At me and my sister, rather, because we were having a bit too good of a time during a Saturday showing of… 537 more words