Stephan Curry on Black History Month

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

Race Matters by Bro. Cornel West

https://youtu.be/cRZcfEToN-A This man defines the word "Genius."

Robin D. G. Kelley-What is Racial Capitalism and Why Does it Matter?

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?

The Common Wind (with Julius Scott, Robin D.G. Kelley, Peter Lindbergh, and Marcus Rediker

https://youtu.be/BlSXrxFXSsw This took place at Pitt, The University of Pittsburgh.

The Common Wind Symposium at Duke University Honoring Julius S. Scott

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

Who Votes? Part I

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

An Uncensored Voice Is Always Relevant: Lysa Cooper

https://youtu.be/0WZlql-vGs0 On the invisibility of African American women. We feel lonely sometimes.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 12/10/1948

Did everybody forget about this? Thank you Eleanor Roosevelt, my girl, and my muse.

Thomas Jefferson’s Black and White Relatives Meet Each Other…

https://youtu.be/7uCvaTV-L0U Oh, Thomas Jefferson...

Do You Know What Part of Africa You’re from?

By Kimberly Perette...for Zach We were sitting around the table at a restaurant and a discussion of everyone’s 23andMe came up. “Dad always thought he was Swedish, but found he was part Italian,” Caprice said. I’m part this and that everyone declared, proud that they were this type of European or the other. They never … Continue reading Do You Know What Part of Africa You’re from?