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This is not diversity, yo.

Apparently, our neighborhood is “diverse.” White Europeans are so exotic. This embarrasses me. Pulllease slap me if I ever refer to my maternal grandfather’s Norwegian/Swedish parents as evidence that I’m contributing to the diversity of the hood. 54 more words


Stillman College Inaugural Festivities Spotlight Service, Path to Eminence

While things were winding down elsewhere in Tuscaloosa¬†with Spring Break beginning at the University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College and the local school systems, it’s been just the opposite at Stillman College as the school’s… 387 more words

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Thoughts On Selma From A NAACP Freedom Fighter Re-Educated On the Movement

SELMA, Ala.–¬† I don’t believe it was a mere coincidence that my NAACP Youth Council Adviser called me on my mobile phone at the moment I was approaching the Edmund Pettus Bridge today. 809 more words

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Reporting on Weekend of Crossing Bridges With Students in Tuscaloosa, Selma

Thanks to a carefully-timed national summit for the Sustained Dialogue Campus Network and a University of Alabama field trip, I have spent the last 48 hours figuratively and literally crossing bridges with students from near and far. 399 more words

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Black History Month Intergenerational Model

Today I wanted to talk about a teaching model that my home church, Oakhurst Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia is using for all youth and adult classes this month. 217 more words

Educational Issues

My Reunion With Fox News Channel's Juan Williams As MLK Weekend Kicks Off At U. of Alabama

It’s hard to believe it’s been 23 years since I first met Juan Williams, the legendary author of Eyes on the Prize, the book that accompanied… 512 more words

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