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‘Colored’ in America: The Struggle Continues

Aside from discussions about Black history, when was the last time that you heard someone use the word, “Colored” when speaking about a person who is Black/African-American?

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“Stand Up, Fight Back, No More Black Men Under Attack!”

Whatever happened to stun guns, pepper spray or shooting to injure, not kill? Once again, yet another Black male has been shot dead by a White police officer. Like the others before him, Tony Robinson was a young Black male with a promising future. Like Amadou, Sean, Trayvon, Michael, Eric and countless others, he was… Continue reading “Stand Up, Fight Back, No More Black Men Under Attack!”

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Craving Part 2

Photo Credit: http://www.ctalent.tv Last year, I wrote a post called “Craving Positive Images of Black America”. The following is an updated version I’m starving and I’m craving—-craving more positive images of Black America to be represented within mainstream media, specifically on network TV. I’m sure that my upbringing during the era of The Jeffersons, Good… Continue reading Craving Part 2

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Craving positive images of Black America

I’m craving—-craving  more positive representations of our Black community to be highlighted in mainstream media, specifically on TV.  I’m sure that my upbringing during the era of The Cosby Show and A Different World is a large part of why I’m feeling this nostalgia.  And yes, I know that you’re probably tired of hearing endless references to The Cosby… Continue reading Craving positive images of Black America