We look to figures like Beyonce as the ultimate black female role model, but without the original Queen (of Soul) paving the way for future female artists, there would be no Queen Bey.
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…
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 […]
I was supposed to be a fly on the wall
Just an unbiased observer
But when the chants turn gospels
And the streets of Atlanta turn to holy
You must become congregation…
In many movies set in the Civil Rights era, women of color are the wives and sisters, and they are in the back. But in “Hidden Figures,” the women are front, center and launching a man into space.
If people can see others stories’ being told, they can start to understand them. Understanding leads to empathy and empathy leads to change.
Working as an intern for Congressman Lewis, I was constantly reminded to never be afraid to do what I believe is morally correct, even if the act itself may not be completely correct. I was reminded to cause “good trouble.”