April 2016

Blog Archive

Sat, 16.04.2016

The Unfinished Community Building in Black America

Phrases like “It takes a village to raise a child” are often used as a metaphor for old school neighborhoods, how our black ancestors lived, and a romanticized past that many want back. In 2016, sometimes the village/community phrase feels like a cliché for African America. It’s not to say this can’t be done but […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

Black is the first nail I ever stepped on; Black the hand that dried my tears. Black is the first old man I ever noticed; Black the burden of his years. Black is... NEGRITUDE by James Emanuel
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