Category Archives: Black History

Margaret E. Morton – The Woman Who Would Not Step Aside

In these days of analyzing confusing elections and examining consequential figures in our past, people who cleared a path for our future stand out.  Margaret E. Morton had an extraordinary career in Connecticut politics that was sparked by her role … Continue reading

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Ben Carson – Slaves and the Carnival Cruise Ship Filled with Hot Dying Men/Women and Children with Dreams and Aspiration of a Better Africa

              The Dialectical Fluidity of Race — Between self-definition and other-definition, between an individual’s chosen racial identity versus society’s imposed racial identity — facilitates an understanding of race as a social construction Ben Carson … Continue reading

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Black (Female) History Month – Who Is This Woman

Unlike Josephine Baker, she did not s survive the 1917 riots in East St. Louis, Illinois, and ran away a few years later at age thirteen and began dancing in vaudeville and on Broadway. Alternatively, in 1925, she did not … Continue reading

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Watch Night 2017

On this day in 1770, America’s first-known “watch-night” service was held at St. George’s Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Continue reading

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President Obama Signs ‘Emmett Till Bill’ To Reopen Civil Rights Cold Cases

President re-opens Emmett Till Continue reading

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Black History – What You May Not Know About the Women

I want something a little more than the same ol’ Bus Story, the Underground Train, The Book Writer, and the Little Rock Story… you know the “Safe” Black Women Continue reading

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The Mountain Top – Fear of Falling

Martin spoke of the chains that were never loosed such as segregation and discrimination. Surely we are no longer residing on Poverty Island (at least not in the large numbers of the late sixties. Have we remained crippled by that aid of the Government under the commonly known programs as Medicaid and Food Stamps? Continue reading

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Teacher Of The Year Winners Are Crossing A Line To Denounce Trump (VIDEO)

A substitute teacher in Michigan said she was fired Friday because she said the word “vagina” when discussing historical intrepretions of art. Continue reading

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Cosby vs. Trump

Two men, one African American one White; One distinguished, one tarnished, both have allegedly abused, raped and degraded women – yet one is running for the #2016PresidentialElection ticket and one is running to save his life.Thousands of people gave their … Continue reading

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No refuge could save the hireling and slave

when #office and #wealth become the gods of a people, and the most unworthy and unfit most aspire to the former, and fraud becomes the highway to the latter, the land will reek with falsehood and sweat #lies and chicane. (Albert Pike) Continue reading

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