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It Takes More Than One Month to Strengthen Black Students’

On Education Think of it as a simple arithmetic problem: Student W receives 12 months of cultural affirmation, racial acknowledgement and privileged recognition. Student B receives 12 months of cultural disregard, racial denigration & ethnic repudiation and then one month of an often badly planned and sometimes patronizing “Black History Month Celebration” (BHMC). Question: Which […]readmore

Black History Month: Dashikis and Dreadlocks

Learning to be Black and Proud By Aishamanne Williams I’ve had dreadlocks since I was 5 years old. My mother and father have them, so they were normal for me. I loved when my mother twisted my locks and put them in a ponytail or braided them. But my grandmother didn’t think they were normal. […]readmore