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06-13-18 - HBCU Profiles: Political Game Changers - Stefanie Brown James

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Hey Family,

I have this love/hate relationship with social media. I hate that it sometimes brings out the worst in people (including me!) and love that I can keep up with people’s lives through their highlight reel online. 100 more words

On Africans 'Figuring Out' How To Be Economically Black In America

When Mkawasi Mcharo Hall, an African immigrant from Kenya, was teaching in New York City, she played this game with her “mostly black” students where she wrote the word “Africa” on the board and then had them call out whatever words came to mind. 1,869 more words

Black Panther, black manhood, fantasy and reality

Black Panther is not real and real. It is really a black film that has broken box office records around the world. Yet it is about a fantasy African country that, it is argued, could have existed were it not for colonialism. 968 more words


05-16-18 - HBCU Profiles - Foreign Policy - Asha Castleberry

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“If you want to be the best on the world stage, you have to learn about the international community.” – Asha Castleberry… 114 more words

Here I Stand by Paul Robeson

Here are the quotes that stood out to me in the book:  

  1. “Reed is dead now. He won no honours in classroom, pulpit or platform. Yet I remember him with love.

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters earns TIME 100 “Influential” honors

TIME magazine recently honored Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

According to a press release about the honor, “The list, now in its fifteenth year, recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world’s most influential individuals.” 729 more words


03-30-18 - Red to Blue

Happy Women’s History Month Family!

Did you miss the interview? Check it out here:

As we wind down the month, I want to thank the mothers who work tirelessly to keep their lives and the lives of those they care about running smoothly. 109 more words