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The 300 year Renaissance

Over 300 years ago my people were brought here,
Forced to shed their culture and leave their peers.
They were put on platforms and sold off to the white men, 346 more words

Poetry

Mandisa Thomas’s essay for CNN: Confessions of a Black Atheist

Excerpts from Mandisa Thomas’ essay yesterday for CNN.  She delivers a much-needed message.

African-American atheists represent a small but growing segment of American atheists at large. 541 more words

Atheism

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Hosts 41st Annual Convention in Anaheim


The 2015 NSBE Technical Professionals Conference (TPC) was recently hosted in Southern California on March 25–29, 2015, at the Anaheim Marriott and Convention Center as part of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 41st Annual Convention. 27 more words

African American

A New Take on Old Art: Kehinde Wiley

To my WordPress following and regular blog readers,

I knew about this African American’s work already since they had a replica of his work in the DIA. 273 more words

Other

Black Women March to Senate Leader’s Office in Protest Over Loretta Lynch

About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him—even if for only a few minutes in the hallway—over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. 28 more words

African American

Detroit: Your World under TPP*

Detroit: Your World under TPP*

This has happened already

There were no loud explosions nor chaos in the streets, troops did not flood the avenues and enclaves of the city. 696 more words

Society

Metaphor: Griffith's Birth of a Nation

One hundred years ago, Woodrow Wilson historically hosted the first motion picture screened at the White House. The film, based on Thomas Dixon’s novel… 1,305 more words

Metaphor