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{Events} Tongues Untied Screening At MOCA

If you are free next Saturday, come out and watch a free screening of Marlon Riggs’s Tongues Untied. In conjunction with the eponymous new exhibition, MOCA presents Marlon Riggs’s landmark documentary Tongues Untied (1989) alongside his experimental video Anthem (1991). 128 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Franklin From 'Peanuts'

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Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip remains one of pop culture’s most enduring fixtures, with the cartoonist providing daily and weekly illustrations of Charlie Brown… 390 more words

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Beliefs...

The beings/creatures who occupy bodies with a pink epidermis would like to BELIEVE, along with others who BELIEVE, that they are “superior” or “supreme” over the majority , but it’s so far from the facts. 210 more words

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Amo Anton Wilhelm --> A Philosoph from Ghana

Around 1703 – Around 1759

At the dawn of the XVIII century, Amo, a little child from Ghana, is offered as a gift to 2 gentlefolks living in Amsterdam: the Duke… 501 more words

Black History

African Americans Ain't Africans Presents: Boule Bleachout: Tariq Nasheed

Tonight we look at one of the personalities that help shape the consciousness of the African American community.

According to his bio, Mr. Nasheed is an author, documentary film producer, media personality, satirist, Internet radio host, relationship expert, and social commentator, focusing on the psychology of dating and African-American social history. 45 more words

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Author Ev’one-yaY Eulasson is Today's Honoree

According to Mic.com, about 60,000 slaves live in the U.S. today. The Civil War didn’t end slavery. It only concealed it.

In his book “Sometimes the Diaspora Begins at Home,” … 310 more words

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A Chicago Theater Voice Silenced

A Chicago Theater Voice Silenced

By Candace Hunter

Chicago Defender

Arts  & Culture Editor

The Defender had a chance to be at the opening for the documentary styled play, “The Project(s)” at the American Theater Company. 382 more words

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