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Adults Ask for Forgiveness - Why Levi Pettit's Parents Shouldn't Have Apologized

According to the Scoop Blog from The Dallas Morning News, Levi Pettit’s parents made an apology statement on behalf of their son for his racist chanting during a University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity bus ride. 854 more words


Ta-Nehisi Coates: Millennials and Social Justice

UNT’s distinguished lecture series featured world-class speaker, Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic. Coates writes about culture, politics, and social issues for The Atlantic, and is also the author of the book, … 447 more words


Mbongwana Star shine with Congolese electro

Mbongwana Star have streamed their first track Malukayi with the Boiler Room. It comes from their forthcoming album on World Circuit. A search for other content reveals a slick music video with some supreme dancing. 231 more words

Kanye West – Avant Garde?

Usually, I don’t watch the Grammys, but stumbled upon this year’s show. After the Kanye West “incident” at the Grammys, I’ve had this Beck song “Where It’s At” in my head, constantly. 382 more words

Unheard Black Voices

While browsing the Huffington Post online February 15th, I decided to research the amount of white people on the front page versus the amount of colored people. 246 more words


Ralph Abernathy: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Overlooked ‘civil rights twin’

Originally Posted on Religion News Service (RNS) on January 15, 2015 by Adelle M. Banks

In a scene in the movie “Selma,” the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 188 more words

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From TooWarmForSweatshirts.tumblr.com - Trayvon Martin

In light of recent events I decided to post an entry from my other blog TooWarmForSweatshirts.tumblr.com here on The Thing About My Boyfriend. This has nothing to do with my boyfriend, but I felt it was worth sharing. 475 more words