Tag: African American Families

Kwanzaa: Revisiting Maulana Karenga’s Legacy | The Root Kwanzaa, like black America, was birthed in struggle and chaos, then bathed in blood.">Kwanzaa: Revisiting Maulana Karenga’s Legacy | The Root Kwanzaa, like black America, was birthed in struggle and chaos, then bathed in blood.

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Kwanzaa, like black America, was birthed in struggle and chaos, then bathed in blood.
Kwanzaa: Revisiting Maulana Karenga’s Legacy | The Root Kwanzaa, like black America, was birthed in struggle and chaos, then bathed in blood." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

African American Museum To Digitize Vintage Photos, Videos For Black Families | Huffington Post “We recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells.”">African American Museum To Digitize Vintage Photos, Videos For Black Families | Huffington Post “We recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells.”

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“We recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells.”
African American Museum To Digitize Vintage Photos, Videos For Black Families | Huffington Post “We recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Roots’ Black Thought Opens Up About Parent’s Murder and Overcoming Rage in New Interview | Atlanta Black Star The Roots’ frontman Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter had it extremely difficult coming up since both of his parents were killed.">The Roots’ Black Thought Opens Up About Parent’s Murder and Overcoming Rage in New Interview | Atlanta Black Star The Roots’ frontman Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter had it extremely difficult coming up since both of his parents were killed.

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The Roots’ frontman Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter had it extremely difficult coming up since both of his parents were killed.
The Roots’ Black Thought Opens Up About Parent’s Murder and Overcoming Rage in New Interview | Atlanta Black Star The Roots’ frontman Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter had it extremely difficult coming up since both of his parents were killed." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Raising a black son in the US: ‘He had never taken a breath, and I was already mourning him’ | The Guardian Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival">Raising a black son in the US: ‘He had never taken a breath, and I was already mourning him’ | The Guardian Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival

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Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival
Raising a black son in the US: ‘He had never taken a breath, and I was already mourning him’ | The Guardian Even before her son was born, Jesmyn Ward was preoccupied with one thing – how she would prepare him for survival" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Black beaches that broke barriers: From The Obama’s favorite resort town to land cultivated by Frederick Douglass’s son, the African American owned vacation spots that made history | Daily Mail In the late 19th century, there were few beaches African Americans could visit without the fear of discrimination or violence.">Black beaches that broke barriers: From The Obama’s favorite resort town to land cultivated by Frederick Douglass’s son, the African American owned vacation spots that made history | Daily Mail In the late 19th century, there were few beaches African Americans could visit without the fear of discrimination or violence.

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In the late 19th century, there were few beaches African Americans could visit without the fear of discrimination or violence.
Black beaches that broke barriers: From The Obama’s favorite resort town to land cultivated by Frederick Douglass’s son, the African American owned vacation spots that made history | Daily Mail In the late 19th century, there were few beaches African Americans could visit without the fear of discrimination or violence." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.">Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.

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The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.
Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Lorraine and Eugene Williams: A civil rights power couple | The Daily Progress Lorraine and Eugene Williams, the Charlottesville couple whose civil rights work helped desegregate city schools and whose business focused on fair and affordable housing, are the recipients of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 award for diversity.">Lorraine and Eugene Williams: A civil rights power couple | The Daily Progress Lorraine and Eugene Williams, the Charlottesville couple whose civil rights work helped desegregate city schools and whose business focused on fair and affordable housing, are the recipients of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 award for diversity.

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Lorraine and Eugene Williams, the Charlottesville couple whose civil rights work helped desegregate city schools and whose business focused on fair and affordable housing, are the recipients of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 award for diversity.
Lorraine and Eugene Williams: A civil rights power couple | The Daily Progress Lorraine and Eugene Williams, the Charlottesville couple whose civil rights work helped desegregate city schools and whose business focused on fair and affordable housing, are the recipients of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 award for diversity." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A Lost Mother & Daughter | The Washington Post (2014) In the case of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, emotional scars transcend generations">A Lost Mother & Daughter | The Washington Post (2014) In the case of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, emotional scars transcend generations

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In the case of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, emotional scars transcend generations.
A Lost Mother & Daughter | The Washington Post (2014) In the case of missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, emotional scars transcend generations" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans | Atlanta Black Star Home is where the heart is, but it is also where the health is. Last week, researchers at Princeton released a study that found that poor Black neighborhoods produce children (whether Black or not) with a higher risk of asthma than children in other neighborhoods. The study findings prove, yet again, that racism in housing markets has a negative effect on African-American health.">Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans | Atlanta Black Star Home is where the heart is, but it is also where the health is. Last week, researchers at Princeton released a study that found that poor Black neighborhoods produce children (whether Black or not) with a higher risk of asthma than children in other neighborhoods. The study findings prove, yet again, that racism in housing markets has a negative effect on African-American health.

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Home is where the heart is, but it is also where the health is. Last week, researchers at Princeton released a study that found that poor Black neighborhoods produce children (whether Black or not) with a higher risk of asthma than children in other neighborhoods. The study findings prove, yet again, that racism in housing markets has a negative effect on African-American health.
Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans | Atlanta Black Star Home is where the heart is, but it is also where the health is. Last week, researchers at Princeton released a study that found that poor Black neighborhoods produce children (whether Black or not) with a higher risk of asthma than children in other neighborhoods. The study findings prove, yet again, that racism in housing markets has a negative effect on African-American health." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

African-American Day Parade set for Sept. 17 | New York Amsterdam News Dubbed as the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 48th Annual African-American Day Parade is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. in Harlem.">African-American Day Parade set for Sept. 17 | New York Amsterdam News Dubbed as the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 48th Annual African-American Day Parade is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. in Harlem.

Dubbed as the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 48th Annual African-American Day Parade is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. in Harlem.
African-American Day Parade set for Sept. 17 | New York Amsterdam News Dubbed as the “Largest Black Parade in America,” the 48th Annual African-American Day Parade is set to take place Sunday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. in Harlem." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More