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#BlackLivesMatter: Who Were James Brisette & Ronald Madison?

A legal journey that was set off more than a decade ago with the shooting of unarmed citizens by police officers in the desperate days after Hurricane Katrina wound toward a close on Wednesday when five former officers pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy, obstruction of justice and civil rights charges. 954 palabras más

"Let America Be America Again" by Langston Hughes

Let America Be America Again

Langston Hughes, 1902 – 1967

Let America be America again.
Let it be the dream it used to be.
Let it be the pioneer on the plain
Seeking a home where he himself is free.
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Keep it swaggy

The beautiful people responsible for my boyfriend. Look at young love. His mom is truly a timeless beauty. I love how her makeup is light and flawless. 20 palabras más

Inspiration

The Triadic Identity of Jean Toomer 

Benjamin Odhoji, Writer of the Year 2013

Writer of the Year JALC 2013

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Cane comprises poems, sketches, episodic stories and dramatic passages. Is it a novel? 4.654 palabras más

The Africa Forum

#BlackBusinessMatters

It’s extremely unpopular to discuss race in professional settings. It makes us uncomfortable. We avoid it so that we don’t upset anyone. We reply to racial comments (good or bad) with quick-witted one liners so that we can end the conversation before it has a chance to grow into anything substantial. 401 palabras más

Entrepreneurship

WITCHCRAFT OF BLACK FEMALES: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DESTRUCTION OF THE BLACK MAN!

WITCHCRAFT OF BLACK FEMALES: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DESTRUCTION OF THE BLACK MAN! produced by FEARLESS NATION Published on Sep 17, 2015

Is this American man who firmly states his belief that “Black Mothers Are Brainwashing Their Boys”, sharing evidence of America’s MUCH IGNORED, oppressive, potentially life scarring black or African American… 388 palabras más

Child Abuse

The New Black

Black is color of my life. Black are my lover’s eyes. Black her swaddling clothes. She races life in black stilettos, my, my, my. Black is life before creation. 218 palabras más

Poems