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This Day In Black History: Toni Morrison

Black History: Our Story

Toni Morrison

This day in Black History, Toni Morrison wins a Pulitzer Prize for her renowned novel Beloved. The movie adaptation debuted in 1998, starting Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover.

Black History

The VIPP Report: The White House releases that President Barack Obama will be in Louisville later this week

By Sherlene Shanklin

Later this week, President Barack Obama will be in Louisville, KY.  At this time, White House officials are not releasing very many details.  81 more words

Louisville

#HerDreamDeferred: A Week-Long Online Series Dedicated to Elevating the Status of Black Women March 30-April 3

Dang. Missed the first of these online webinars that happened earlier today, but there are more! But before I go any further I want to provide the names of each presentation with a link that takes you to the registration to make sure you attend this online series if you can (and I hope you can). 604 more words

Black Feminism

Why I Don’t Embrace Black History Month

So a friend of mine and myself just had a discussion relating to Black History Month.

She asked me if I embraced it and I told her NO. 280 more words

Black History

Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, by David J. Garrow *****

This newly released digital version of Garrow’s outstanding, comprehensive recounting and analysis of the famous Selma demonstrations carried out by Martin Luther King Junior, other civil rights leaders, along with masses of African-American civil rights activists could not be more timely. 1,461 more words

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Feminist encounters on Wikipedia

For anyone interested in Wikipedia’s gender gap and living or visiting in and around New York City, a panel that is open to the public this Wednesday, April 1, offers a discussion about the continued gap, feminism and intersectionality in digital labor. 251 more words

Technology

Reparations...

Since becoming African Americans, the people have clamored for reparations. They haven’t gotten reparations because they can’t prove their case. You would think by now that the African American would have done a little bit of research into the matter, they haven’t. 376 more words

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