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Selma (December 25, 2014)

Selma recounts the events that led to the famed civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL.   Met with brutal force on the Edmund Pettus bridge the first time they tried to march (March 7, 1965- bloody Sunday), this determined group of African Americans garnered international attention.   85 more words


21 Questions for Racial Allies as Black Churches Burn in the South

I’m a firm believer that it’s especially important to ask the right questions of yourself and others when historic events are taking place. To that end, this list of questions for racial allies as black churches burn in the South. 435 more words

Culture & Politics

Being Black during June in America

It’s amazing that June didn’t break us. The headlines surrounding race in America literally seemed like something scripted, too extreme to believe especially considering they were happening one thing after another. 480 more words

Civil Rights 2.0

"A Flag Hijacked By Modern Segregationists": Its 20th Century Symbolism Is Clear To Anyone Who Examines The Historical Record

A historian and Southerner says the Confederate flag was not the flag of the Confederacy.

I am a Southerner by both birth and heritage. I come from a long line of poor white cotton farmers on both sides of my family. 813 more words


A poem...

I said it before, I’ll say it again

African Americans Ain’t Africans.

Now many will laugh and some will attack

That’s all they do, but they never bring facts. 153 more words


Hope in the Midst of Hate

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know” Pema Chodron

The history of African people and their descendants in the United States is characterized by an enduring fight for justice, freedom, and equality. 1,671 more words