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OP-ED: Emotional Health - Is So-Called Black "Resilience" Doing More Harm Than Good?

When is a person really, truly healthy? I am a physically fit, twenty-something with an abnormal fondness of dark green vegetables and exercising, but in spite of all this, I still don’t feel healthy. My blood pressure is far higher than it should be and I experience anxiety so strong that sometimes it makes me physically sick. As I delve deeper into the world that is my blackness, I’m finding truths connected to my stress I can never unlearn.

The tragic death of Brown…

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Added by Robust on May 2, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

WATCH: Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx - 'I'll Take Care Of U' Video

Talk about an unlikely collab. Did you hear that soulful poet/spoken-word artist Gil Scott-Heron's latest album 'I'm New Here' was remixed in its entirety by Jamie Smith (of UK electro group the xx)? This collaborative record is called 'We're New Here'. Below is the video for track 'I'll Take Care Of U', which tells the story of a young single mother from the Bronx, trying to earn a spot on the Olympic boxing team. A touching mini-movie. L C-D…



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Added by AFROPUNK on April 11, 2011 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Petition: Tell The GOP To Address The Racism & Bigotry Within Their Party



Tired of seeing bigots courted by GOP politicians? Advocacy website colorofchange.org is collecting online signatures for a petition asking the GOP to stop tolerating and encouraging hate within their party. From their website: "Anti health care protestors shouted racist and homophobic slurs at Black and gay members of Congress. It's not the first time we've seen such hatred. For over a year, the Republican Party has done little to… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on March 26, 2010 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Benjamin Adams' Exclusive Interview with Ms. Health Care Bill

Benjamin Adams of Afro-punk charmed his way into an exclusive interview with the woman everybody has been talking about for the past two years. The following is the transcript from the interview with Ms. HR 3950 aka Ms. Patient Protection and Affordable Care aka Ms. Health Care Bill.


Antidote for Ignorance: Exclusive Interview with…
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Added by Antidote for Ignorance on March 25, 2010 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

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