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TwitterPinion #2

Hola, mi gente (yall know I’m fake Spanish and love me some Hispanics!). I digress. Lets get into it.

 

This first tweet I saw some days ago and it broke me down. 815 more words

Sports

Investing in Young Men of Color Benefits Everyone

By Linda Rodriguez

Extracurriculars activities are a big part of the high school experience — whether that means supplementing education with a part-time job or internship. 121 more words

Shattering Black Male Stereotypes: Eradicating the Ten Most Destructive Media-Generated Illusions About Black Men By Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor’s book, Shattering Black Male Stereotypes: Eradicating the Ten Most Destructive Media-Generated Illusions About Black Men is a non-fiction work that opens up dialogue about ten of the most common myths of black men that the media portrays. 552 more words

Book Review

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

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