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Eye Contact, A Head Nod, and a Show of Support: Encountering Black Men in A Public Space

Over the last few weeks I rediscovered the library on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary.  I used to spend quite a bit of time in this library when I was a student at… 721 more words

African Americans

Black Educational Scholars

I have spent a lot of time over the past year, re-claiming my college years as a student and curious scholar. When I was in undergrad, I spent as much time reading  to feed my curiosity as I did reading for my class. 438 more words

Black Males

Put your hands up

It was bath time last week. Who knew bathing my 6 year-old-son would provide much more perspective on the words “put your hands up.”

As he soaked in his suds, I asked him to put his hands up–and then I stopped.  328 more words

What Else?

I’m raising a black male in a racist city that systematically, frequently, and with impunity kills black males.

If a white officer announces his intent to kill a black male, is recorded making that announcement, and then kills that black male less than a minute later and still is found not guilty, what else is there to do? 44 more words

Family

Uplifting Black males on campus

By Diego Pineda

The recent police shootings, current political climate and protests such as the one Charlottesville, Virginia have led senior Alonzo Cee to combat the negative stereotypes aimed at black males. 1,155 more words

Mirrored Hate

what does it do to you

inside when you see them

that so much venom

you save for them ?

i hoped for a girl… 291 more words

Marlon James

Marlon James is a 46 year old black male who is from Kingston, Jamaica. Currently he lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Macalester College. Marlon James is also a book writer and has written many books, one of the most famous ones being… 726 more words