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For Black Girls Only - subtitles please?

On 31 January, the For Black Girls Only event was held at Constitution Hill. Currently where our Constitutional Court is located, this is where political prisoners were detained, where lives were stolen, where attempted assassinations on dreams, aspirations and our futures were the norm. 491 more words

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RIP Dr. William Grier

Dr. William Grier died this month. It’s common for people to say that we need to be more comfortable talking about race in America. But not many people were as foundational and direct in that conversation as Dr. 72 more words

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RIP William Grier, the co-founder of 'black rage'

RIP to William Grier. He was 89 years old. Mr. Grier died on Sept. 3 at a hospice in Carlsbad, Calif.
The cause was complications of prostate cancer, said his son Geoffrey, to the New York Times. 367 more words

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Dr. William Grier, co-author of 'Black Rage,' dies at 89

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dr. William Grier, a psychiatrist who co-authored the groundbreaking 1968 book, “Black Rage,” which offered the first psychological examination of black life in the United States, has died at age 89. 506 more words

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Why America Needs To Stop Asking Black People To Forgive Racism

Forgiveness is an important virtue in many religious theologies. And not just religious theologies, but cultures, communities, and individuals across time and space, have long-prized this virtue we call “forgiveness.” In the lay sense, I would define forgiveness as absolving a wrongdoer from offenses committed. 1,128 more words

The problem with the Police 

From the time our ancestors were brought into this country there has been a mistrust among the police and people of color. The police in this country have never had the priority to protect people of color. 190 more words

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