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Sunday Open Thread | Black Women in Television: Phylicia Rashad as Clair Huxtable

Clair Huxtable was smart, well educated, beautiful, put together, a loving wife and mother who didn’t take any mess.
Simply put, I loved her.

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The Legacy Of Wilsonism

Click the link to learn more about the devastating impact of Woodrow Wilson’s presidency on African Americans. You will also learn about how students at Princeton University (where Wilson served as college president) are rallying to expose his racist legacy! 21 more words

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Negritude: Disorder Of Being Black

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Dr. Benjamin Rush is known as the, “Father Of American Psychiatry”. He was also an abolitionist. Rush believed that blacks suffered from a disorder he called “Negritude” due then having dark skin. 167 more words

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Miles Davis: A Movie of a Boy from the Black Church

Above: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis

Miles Davis, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 2006, is also seeing more demand via an upcoming movie about his famed but troubled life, played by actor Don Cheadle. 155 more words

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Women in Television: Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols brought an entire new view of Black women with her portrayal of Lieutenant Uhura. Yes, Black women would be in the future – and they would be competent, professional and a vital participant. 907 more words