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Blog Archive

Mon, 13.01.2020

Black Love Through Literature And Writing, Jonathan Odell

White American author Jonathan Odell shares a few loving viewpoints of African Americans and their affects on his writing and personal life

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Sat, 21.12.2019

Japanese Prime Minister makes racist remark

*On this date in 1986, (then) Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone said the United States “intelligence levels are lower than those in Japan because of African Americans, Hispanics and Puerto Ricans.”   Responding to the Japanese leader’s speech suggesting that the racially homogeneous country was “intellectually” superior to the U.S. African American business leaders led by BE […]

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Mon, 16.12.2019

Treasured Career Moments in Social & Family Administration, Dr. Peter Hayden

Dr. Peter Hayden shares two pivotal moments in his life as a Social and Family administrator

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Wed, 20.11.2019

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn born

*Rosalyn Terborg-Penn was born on this date in 1941.  She was an African American professor of history and author.   Born Rosalyn Marian Terborg in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother Jeanne Terborg was a clerical worker from Indianapolis, and her father Jacques A. Terborg was a Suriname-born jazz musician.  In 1951 her family moved to Queens, where she graduated from John Adams High School in 1959. In 1963 she received […]

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Wed, 20.11.2019

More Community Support of Black History Needed, Charles Blockson

Charles Blockson, historian, educator and collector shares a vision for greater community preservation of black history

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Thu, 10.10.2019

Skin Color in America, Claudine McHie-Cooper

Author and mother, Claudine McHie-Cooper shares her experiences regarding skin colors intersectionality in America

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Sun, 11.08.2019

The Harlem Cultural Festival held

*On this date in 1969 the first performance played at the Harlem Cultural Festival.  Also known as Black Woodstock, this was a series of music concerts that took place in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City.  The concerts celebrated African American music and culture and promoted the continued politics of black pride. Some of the artist included Nina Simone, B.B. King, Sly & the Family Stone, Chuck Jackson, Abbey Lincoln & Max […]

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Fri, 12.07.2019

African and Native Intersectionality in the United States of America, Joseph Flores

Joseph Flores, Apache educator (retired) professor and counselor offers some historic points of intersectionality between African Americans and Native Americans

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Wed, 12.06.2019

The “N” word in Brazil, Juliana Ramos

Public Policy advocate Juliana Ramos shares her views on Brazil’s cultural use and interpretation of the “N” word

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Fri, 31.05.2019

Admiration (my parents) Dr. Anton Armstrong

Music Professor and Choral Conductor Dr. Anton Armstrong recalls and admires the impact of his parents on his humanity

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

In a house of empty rooms, I thought I heard a door close down the long hall. I couldn’t know whether someone had entered, whether someone had left. No further step,... A CLOSING by May Miller
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