Compared to most teachings of slavery, “Roots” shows us that rich culture and diverse societies existed completely independent of European enslavement or infiltration.
This is the best d*mn movie I’ve ever seen. As a black teen growing up in East Point, Georgia, I am ashamed of how my peers spit in the face of our culture by not taking advantage of the opportunities that were paid for by the blood, murder and rape of our ancestors.
An original poem by Grace LaFlotte.
The brilliant screenplay, detailed direction, stellar cast, and mind-blowing action make this one of the must-see cinematic experiences of the year.
According to loveisrespect.org, one in three teens have experienced relationship or dating violence. I interviewed Emory University’s Sexual Assault Peer Advocates (SAPA) to gain insight on what safety in a relationship is.
Student athletes should not have to choose between academics and sports. With the Georgia state final for the AAA division of high school boys soccer scheduled at 2:30 p.m. during final exams, some seniors had to make an impossible decision.
Given its historical accuracy, it is mind blowing to suddenly come to the realization that these people may well have been my ancestors. It makes me appreciate my history as a young black woman so much more.
A lot of parents believe that if their teens were in an abusive relationship they would be comfortable telling them, but is that really the case? Jason, from VOX Investigates, explores the parents’ perspectives around teens, dating and dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 81 percent of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue, or admit they don’t know it’s an issue, even though almost “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.”
Partnership Against Domestic Violence is an organization based in Atlanta that educates young people about healthy relationships. They held a summit in March for Atlanta’s youth to talk about dating violence. I got to chat with some teenage boys — who happen to be black – about what they learned and hope to learn. Click […]
“So, it’s really a sense of accomplishment, of power…” says Ulster Douglas, executive director of the organization Men Stopping Violence, when asked how domestic abusers feel about their actions. When it comes to dating and domestic violence, our attention is usually focused on the victim. The victim is never at fault, but finding out […]