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Weekend Introvert Reading

I’ve noticed that the topic of Introversion is one of my most popular topics on this blog. Well, here are the links to all the posts on Introversion, most especially being Black and an Introvert.  183 more words

Lists

Hello, cherries! 🍒

FINALLY, I get to talk about a book that I’ve been wanting to since I was first aware of its existence! 😄🎉🎊 Finished the last of it around 1 AM a few months ago as the adrenaline from it kept me up. 1,107 more words

2019

Tennessee supressing the black vote 4/17/2019

Tennessee state legislators want to add a new trick to its Jim Crow voter suppression playbook that could rival Georgia’s racist efforts that most recently proved successful during last year’s pivotal midterm elections. 462 more words

Politics

My Gripe About Georgetown University 'Slave Reparations' Being Charged To Students

My Gripe About Georgetown University ‘Slave Reparations’ Being Charged To Students

Earlier this evening I read an article on the web site of ‘Newsone’ along with that of CBS and the New York TImes about an event going on at Georgetown University that I personally am not in favor of. 857 more words

History

A Biography of Matthew Stelly

For more than 35 years, North Omaha’s historian was Matthew Stelly (1954-2019). A determined advocate, organizer and agitator, Stelly was known throughout Omaha as a powerful force for community change. 2,100 more words

20th Century

Kalief Browder

Kalief Browder was an African American male that was accused at the age of sixteen of stealing a backpack after leaving a party with his friend. 233 more words

#Blacklivesmatter

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: SHAQUILLE O’NEAL TO HELP BLACK PEOPLE ‘GET REAL’ ABOUT HEART DISEASE

via BlackDoctor:

Research has shown that black people are 20 times more likely than other ethnic groups to develop heart failure before the age of 50, and they are more likely to be hospitalized or die from heart failure than white Americans. 97 more words

Family Health