https://youtu.be/WoTELoC8Q0M "I think everyone has a moment when you know you are white, or when you know you are not and it's a very powerful moment. It crops up time and time again in literature. It's never understood by psychiatrists to be of any moment, but it is. It's a totally overwhelming moment, particularly if … Continue reading Toni Morrison breaks down the nature of racism in a profound narrative.
https://youtu.be/Jn6d-WoPs9k I’m really over February being “Black History Month.” I understand the initial importance. Now it feels out of step with the times and divisive. We have moved on. Stephen Curry says it all here. Thank you, Steph. All we are asking is that our history be acknowledged along with everybody else’s, including Asian Americans, … Continue reading Stephan Curry on Black History Month
https://youtu.be/cRZcfEToN-A This man defines the word "Genius."
https://youtu.be/--gim7W_jQQ What a brilliant man. I was just going to make notes, but ended up transcribing almost the whole thing. The text is as follows: He opens up by acknowledging that the University of Washington in Seattle sits on the stolen land of the Duwamish and Suquamish peoples, and others who occupied that area. Gentrification … Continue reading Robin D. G. Kelley-What is Racial Capitalism and Why Does it Matter?
https://youtu.be/BlSXrxFXSsw This took place at Pitt, The University of Pittsburgh.
https://youtu.be/F0mBGRMVjAU This important work has changed the narrative of African American history. The way African American history is documented, taught, and told in the United States, even the world, has been transformed because of his work. Not only did he write it, but he trained others to write it therefore, like a wind, they have … Continue reading The Common Wind Symposium at Duke University Honoring Julius S. Scott
By Kimberly Perette If you don’t vote, don’t talk to me about the state of the union. You’ve forfeited your voice. Here are some facts. According to USA today on 10/30/20, 85 million people have already voted. There are more than 257 million people in the U.S. that are 18 or older and 240 million … Continue reading Who Votes? Part I
https://youtu.be/0WZlql-vGs0 On the invisibility of African American women. We feel lonely sometimes.
Did everybody forget about this? Thank you Eleanor Roosevelt, my girl, and my muse.
https://youtu.be/7uCvaTV-L0U Oh, Thomas Jefferson...