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Winter hit Ferguson hard. “You should have been here last week,” one woman told me. “There were a lot more people out. I guess it's just the cold.” She gave me a pair of gloves. By Nathan Leigh, AFROPUNK ContributorDuring the day, journalists walk the streets shooting B roll and lead-ins. The QuikTrip near where Mike Brown was killed that had served as an early center of organizing is empty and collapsing, but a reporter stands in front of it wearing a Vietnam-era gas mask. It's cheesy and…See More
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Winter hit Ferguson hard. “You should have been here last week,” one woman told me. “There were a lot more people out. I guess it's just the cold.” She gave me a pair of gloves. By Nathan Leigh, AFROPUNK ContributorDuring the day, journalists walk the streets shooting B roll and lead-ins. The QuikTrip near where Mike Brown was killed that had served as an early center of organizing is empty and collapsing, but a reporter stands in front of it wearing a Vietnam-era gas mask. It's cheesy and…See More
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FEATURE: 'African-American Debt Is a New Form of Slavery'

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

Check out this episode of The Root magazine's 'The Root Live: Bring It to the Table'. In this episode, the panel discuss the topic of finance in regards to the African American community, and go on to address guest Rev. DeForest B. Soaries Jr's statement that 'African-American Debt Is a New Form of Slavery'. WATCH…

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FEATURE: Ferguson - Day 103

Posted on November 20, 2014 at 6:00pm 1 Comment

Winter hit Ferguson hard. “You should have been here last week,” one woman told me. “There were a lot more people out. I guess it's just the cold.” She gave me a pair of gloves. 

By Nathan Leigh, AFROPUNK Contributor

During the day, journalists walk the streets shooting B roll and lead-ins. The QuikTrip near where Mike Brown was…

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FEATURE: The Root magazine talks mental illness, and its relationship to being black and poor

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 5:00pm 1 Comment

Focusing on the town of Anacostia - a D.C. neighborhood with a black population of 94% - The Root magazine explores mental health in an article published yesterday - looking at the relationship between mental health, race and poverty. Read the insightful article HERE or check out some excerpts…

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FEATURE: The “Hide and Seek” Game of American history - Robert Smalls, the unsung war hero and legislator

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Last week Tim Scott was elected, the first black Senator from the South since Reconstruction. In all the coverage of his election, black history has been lost. The first black Senator from the South—born in North Carolina, elected in 1870—is never named. Another black politician—from South Carolina, a personal hero of mine—is never mentioned either. He was the longest-serving black congressmember until Adam Clayton Powell, Jr: Robert Smalls.…

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