Tag Archives: Black experience

Black Perspective

For the first time in my teaching career, my students could be my children. They are watching and becoming in a world where white power is daintily called “white privilege,” where engineered racial humiliation at work or school is called … Continue reading

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Storyteller

As a Black person when you’re born in this country, you immediately feel a much heavier gravity. The gravity is one that we see in our rules, regulation, and laws. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your … Continue reading

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Structural Racism: A Long Way to Go 

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader Re: “#TeachTruth: Don’t censor honest … Continue reading

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Memories

“You can’t have a short memory and be Black. You open yourself up for attack. You got to have a long memory, ‘cause we singing a long song.”-Dr. Koko Zauditu Selassie Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and … Continue reading

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Black Man

Because I’m Black,” he says matter-of-factly, letting the response breathe for a moment. “In America, Black guys are considered a threat. Dark-skinned Black guys are considered more of a threat. And you put the dark-skinned Black guy in action, people … Continue reading

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