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Post Election Thoughts and A Call to Action (or How Black Souls Kept Me Grounded)

Like you, I spent the rest of election week feeling exhausted.

I could barely keep my eyes open. My brain was in a fog, as if weary from longing to see through a muddy or rain-soaked windshield blocking my view of the road ahead. 1,596 more words

Bookish Thoughts

Cultural Diversity at Pace

“What does Pace mean to you in one word?”

A Freshman course at Pace University offered this open ended question to all students as an ice-breaker.

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All Things Pace

What are Black People Like in America w/ Dr. Cornel West

What are black people like with Dr. Cornel West.

“WhatAreBlackPeopleLike” Copyright 2016
What are black people like? What are black people like in America? A lot of people get their information on black people from TV shows, news special, and movies, but don’t hear the truth from the people themselves.  68 more words

In Photos: Day One of the DNC - In the Streets

Declaration Staff

Thousands took to the streets on Monday, including supporters of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, as well as local poverty activists from the Poor People’s Campaign for Economic and Human Rights and other groups, marching in sweltering heat today from City Hall down to the Wells Fargo Center on the Democratic National Convention’s opening day. 34 more words

Visuals

Democratic National Convention Committee Announces Platform Drafting Committee Members

Members Represent Diversity of Party including Significant Appointments from Both Campaigns

PHILADELPHIA, May 23, 2016 — Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz announced the appointment of the 15-person Platform Drafting Committee. 524 more words

Civic Engagement

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson's Democrat Partisan Apologia 2016

LUMPENPROLETARIAT—One of today’s most prominent non-white intellectuals in the USA is Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.  Some of us first began to notice Dr. Dyson when he published… 4,684 more words

Anti-Imperialism

“We travel through life with
two inescapable companions
change and choice.”
Dr. Cornel West

African American Quotes