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GoFundMe Research on black identity in Puerto Rico


My name is Michaela and I am a Master’s student in the Latin American Studies program at UT Austin. This summer I plan on examining the presence (or absence) of Black identity formation and resistance in Loiza and Carolina, Puerto Rico.

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Tumblr, the land of proactive conversations around race, gender, body, and sexuality constructs, poverty, and so forth. Also the land of little to no reading comprehension skills and denial but thats neither here nor there.

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In Souls of Black Folks W.E.B. Du Bois tells of the story of John Jones, a happy-go-lucky Negro from the small town of Altamaha, Georgia. John is a free spirit who’s always laughing, smiling, and singing. 3,155 more words


Constructivism Art (Typography in Motion)

As promised, this is the other work that is inspiring me to go with my gut and do the stop motion piece. I really like how its kitschy and organized and reorganized which is similar to the passage I’ve selected. 53 more words


Hello everyone!

Thank you for those who have visited my site, shared it, and sent encouraging words. It is very much appreciated. I’ve added a page for support with my PayPal donation button if you feel inclined to support my thesis project and conference adventures.

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Rhon Manigault-Bryant on June Jordan, “Bringing Back the Person" x Black Studies

“First published in the Evergreen Review [2] “Black Studies: Bringing Back the Person” was one of many of Jordan’s responses to a tumultuous time. In addition to being historically located at the formal “end” of the Civil Rights Movement, Jordan was facing a battle of her own at City College of New York, where she was among students and faculty fighting to inaugurate an Open Admissions policy.

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Black Lives of Amherst College: Non-Alumni Edition

I am currently putting the finishing touches on our new exhibition: Race & Rebellion at Amherst College. This exhibition explores the history of student activism and issues of race, beginning with the founding of the… 523 more words

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