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Does the student campaign spread?

Activists copy things that seem to work, but the recipe for success in one place doesn’t always translate elsewhere.

Of course, students around the United States found inspiration and encouragement from the… 414 more words

CFP: 40th National Council for Black Studies Conference

This is a call for papers for the 40th National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Conference—“Forty Years of Black Studies in the Local, National and Global Spaces: Past Accomplishments and New Directions”—to take place on March 16-19, 2016, in Charlotte, North Carolina. 621 more words

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Decolonizing Modern Philosophy

            Modern Philosophy is white. In fact, it could be argued that philosophy from Descartes until post-World War two philosophy (postmodern) is the “whitest” philosophy has ever been. 1,883 more words


Forged in Struggle: How Migration, Resistance and Decolonization Shape Black Identities and Liberation Movements in North America

by Benjamin Ndugga-Kabuye & Tia Oso (Black Alliance for Just Immigration)

There is a graveyard at the center of American democracy. At this late moment we are still coming to terms with how Black migration inspires anxiety for anyone concerned with the maintenance of empire, nationhood, and… 2,455 more words

The Relevance of Our Elderly Generation

In a recent exchange of emails with a group of younger people in the San Antonio area, I offered my critique of what NWA represented to our culture. 695 more words

Black History

In defense of being judgmental

A recent example of what happens when people ignore the traditional role of salaries as a means of rewarding performance is the owner who decided all his employees, himself included, should earn $70,000-a-year. 1,018 more words