The constant portrayal of black men as angry and belligerent is part of what leads people to generalizing these traits among all black men.
Over the past 8 years, I have gathered that legends don’t explain themselves.
Over the past 8 years, I have seen black pride spread out amongst the 50 states in waves of melanin love and afro acceptance…
As our first stop on the Youth Theological Initiative “Praying With Our Feet” Travel Seminar, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the only church where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pastored, became a monumental part of our experience, for reasons no one quite expected.
Eighth graders from Jennifer Swift’s class at The Paideia School created an interactive map based on the Civil Rights Tour they took in February. While their photos and recollections from each stop are included below, for the complete experience of the trip enjoy the interactive Civil Rights Tour Map here. On Feb, 14-15, our eighth-grade class went on a […]
It reminded me how beautiful and united we can be, not only Americans but as a human race when it comes to being emotionally connected to similar struggles.
The truth is, the more education you have, the more money you can earn.
Four black attackers had violated a white boy and were so proud as to post a video on Facebook Live. Our insufficient response they considered confirmation of a sort of “racism, but in reverse.” That got me thinking about racism and what it would look like in reverse, if that is even is possible.
Our class is studying various issues related to race in today’s society. For our class project, we chose to create a video that shows how racial profiling affects each person of color, regardless of his or her economic background.
This movie is a direct response to white people asking us, “Why can’t you get over it? Why are you still mad?” The film replies quite beautifully, “Because it hasn’t ended.”
At an advance screening of “I Am Not Your Negro,” I thought deeply about the broken record of oppression that has a hold over black life in America. Racism is not over. James Baldwin knew it, modern black people know it and it is likely that those after us will know it.