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Blog Archive

Mon, 05.07.2021

Skin Color and the Social Order in Native America, Joseph Flores

Joseph Flores is a retired Apache educator and counselor and academic. In this segment he shares his views on the tribal priority in Native American society over skin color

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Sat, 29.05.2021

The Herero African Community, a story

*The Herero community is celebrated on this date in 1200. Also known as Ovaherero, are a Bantu ethnic group inhabiting parts of Southern Africa. There were an estimated 250,000 Herero people in Namibia in 2013. They speak Otjiherero, a Bantu language. Though the Herero primarily reside in Namibia, there are also significant populations in Botswana and Angola. In Botswana, […]

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Sat, 15.05.2021

The Mandé African Community, a brief story

*The Mandé community is celebrated on this date in c 300. They are Black African speakers of Mandé languages. Descended from ancient central Saharan people, the Mandé constitute an identifiable language family, with associated peoples spread throughout West Africa.  Prehistory Mandé peoples were early producers of woven textiles, by a process known as strip-weaving. The […]

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Mon, 26.04.2021

Colorism, a brief story

*Colorism is written about on this date in c 1500. Colorism is discrimination based on skin color, also known as shadeism.  It is prejudice and or discrimination in which people who share similar ethnicity or race. It is not the same as racism. It results in people being treated differently based on the social implications […]

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Mon, 26.04.2021

Afro Argentines, a brief story

*Afro Argentines are celebrated on this date in 1500. They are Argentine people of Sub-Saharan African descent. We chose this date because it is the National Day of Afro Argentines and African Culture. According to the Argentine national census of 2010, the total population of Argentines was 40,117,096, of whom 149,493 (0.37%) identified as Afro […]

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Fri, 16.04.2021

Advice to Parents of non-white Students with Disabilities, Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson is a High School Social Worker. Her work is excellent and she shares advice to parents of disabled students on advocating with schools for their children.

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Sun, 28.03.2021

The Bronzeville Neighborhood, a story

*On this date 1920, the Bronzeville neighborhood is celebrated.  Located in Chicago, Illinois, Bronzeville is the area comprising the Douglas, Grand Boulevard, and Oakland communities on the South Side of the city.   In the early 20th century, Bronzeville was known as the “Black Metropolis”, one of the nation’s most significant concentrations of Black businesses. […]

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Sun, 28.03.2021

The first NAACP Image Awards Show

*On this date in 1967, the NAACP Image Awards were first presented.  The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding performances in film, television, music, and literature. Similar to other awards, like the Oscars and the Grammy’s, the […]

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Tue, 16.02.2021

The Berber Community, a story

*The Berber community is celebrated on this date c 100.  Berbers are an ethnic group native to North Africa and West Africa, specifically Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania, northern Mali, northern Niger, and the Canary Islands. Smaller Berber populations are also found in Burkina Faso and Egypt’s Siwa Oasis. Historically, Berber nations spoke the Berber […]

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Mon, 01.02.2021

Beverley Bryan, Cultural Educator born

*Beverley Bryan was born on this date in 1949.  She is a retired Jamaican academic and professor.  Bryan was born in the district of Fairy Hill in Portland, Jamaica. In 1950, her uncle migrated to London. Her parents followed in 1953, settling in Battersea, while Bryan and her siblings remained in Jamaica.  Her London neighborhood […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

Niggers are scared of revolution But niggers shouldn’t be scared of revolution Because revolution is nothing but change And all niggers do is change Niggers come in from work... Niggers are Scared of Revolution by Jalal Nuriddin
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