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207. I Have a Dream

I’ve told my personal story regarding justice for black citizens several times, and I fleshed it out over a month and a half in February and March of this year. 366 more words

A Writing Life

Watch These Young Girls Recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”

Nickelodeon partnered with the Because of Them, We Can™ for Black History Month. It was amazing watching these young girls recite Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman”. 277 more words

Wanna Be Only Me

Breaking Down the Absurdity of a "White History Month"

(This post was originally published for Slant News online – February 3, 2016 12:14pm)

Quick experiment: open the nearest historical textbook or document to you right now. 565 more words

Get Funky

We’re looking forward to Black History Month in October, and as the new term starts, we’re taking a look at funk music. Funk is a genre that originated in the 1960s with musicians such as James Brown, was pioneered by singers like Betty Davis who was influenced by her husband, jazz musician Miles Davis, and by Jimi Hendrix. 711 more words

Music Education

The Collington Olympic Medalist -- Frederick Douglass Pollard Jr.

Someone recently asked if there was a Collington Olympian.  Turns out that there was one, of whom we can be proud in so many ways that go beyond and enhance the sport achievement itself. 318 more words

Residents

"Roots of Racism"

      “The Idea of being superior than others is question marked by humans”.  –J_bhulwa

I wonder if your views are related to more superiors deserves more life. 194 more words

Stories/Articles By J_bhulwa

Black August

One of my good friends and author of the book #YBA  always sends me great informative reads in the form of articles, blogs, videos, etc. This morning she sent me a piece from… 1,027 more words