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1968 Olympics Black Power salute

“The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the… 327 palabras más


Spelman College Will Be Accepting Trans Women: My Thoughts

When I sat down and began to seriously make decisions about college, one of the schools I considered quite seriously was Spelman College. Quite frankly, I was skeptical about going to an all-girls college, but eventually got over it and actually put it on my list. 1.220 palabras más

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3 Tips For Writing Black Characters

When I first explored my interest in writing books and stories of any kind, I found that I was literally writing nothing but white people. Why? 866 palabras más

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Maryland Town Recalls Racial Unrest in 1967

H. ‘Rap’ Brown Speaks to Cambridge MD Crowd: 1967

“The small town of Cambridge, Md., went up in flames 40 years ago this summer. A speech by black activist H. 243 palabras más

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Soul of a nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Barkley Hendricks, What’s going on? (1974)

C’est vrai ça, qu’est ce qui se passe?

I couldn’t relate to the issue discuss in the exhibition. I couldn’t empathise with the cause these brave men and women were defending. 517 palabras más


My homeless self: White "resentment" and black power

“Generations of slavery and discrimination make it difficult for blacks to work their way out of the lower classes.”

Do you agree with that statement?  If not, you harbor resentment toward blacks. 1.565 palabras más


The Russian Revolution, Africa and the Diaspora

This article is part of Black Perspective’s forum, “Black October,” on the Russian Revolution and the African Diaspora.

Hakim Adi

From the time of the Great October Revolution in 1917, Africans and those of African heritage around the world gravitated towards the revolutionary events in Russia and… 2.597 palabras más