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FEATURE: 'Here it is', Alice Walker writes vivid new poem in response to Jesse Williams' acceptance speech

Ever since Jesse Williams' ineffable acceptance speech at last Tuesday's BET awards, the media has been on fire. As different mediums and news sources worked to pick his words apart, his message did all but grow stronger. His words ignited a crucial spark in the African American community, and Alice Walker translates his immense impression in her latest poem: 'Here it is'. With her cherished eloquence…See More
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FEATURE: 'Here it is', Alice Walker writes vivid new poem in response to Jesse Williams' acceptance speech

Posted on July 1, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Ever since Jesse Williams' ineffable acceptance speech at last Tuesday's BET awards, the media has been on fire. As different mediums and news sources worked to pick his words apart, his message did all but grow stronger. His words ignited a crucial spark in the African American community, and Alice Walker translates his immense impression in her latest poem: 'Here it is'. With her…

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FEATURE: Jesse Williams understands his "light-skinned" privilege & uses it to speak up

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Ever since Jesse Williams stole the BET Awards with his incredibly profound and powerful acceptance speech (watch) for their 2016 Humanitarian Award, folks of the internet have raised some questions about light-skinned privilege playing a role in the virality of Williams’ speech and the…

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OP-ED: Know Your Black History - Funding Freedom: The Power of Black Philanthropy In The Fight For Freedom

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

Black philanthropists are rarely mentioned in American history. Yet the power of black philanthropy was an essential element in toppling slavery in the U.S.



The power of black philanthropy emerged from the entrepreneurship and initiative of both enslaved and free African Americans. The first American slaves attained their freedom using entrepreneurship and initiative long before America was a nation. Many of the first black slaves were able to purchase…

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FEATURE: No criminal charges for McKinney, Tx. cop in pool party incident

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 11:00am 4 Comments

The McKinney, Texas police officer who attacked a teenage girl attending a community pool party last year won’t face charges for disproportionately violent handling of the situation and the young woman. The decision not to indict former Cpl. Eric Casebolt was made by a Collin County grand jury that, apparently, was totally okay with a trained officer and grown man body slamming a law abiding, but black, teenager for essentially no reason. Business as usual.…



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