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Won’t You Celebrate With Me? Black Sisterhood Was the Emmys’ Biggest Winner (DAME Magazine)

The tears kept rolling like rivers down my face. I couldn’t stop crying. I didn’t want to stop crying. Her words were like a salve on my soul. An “I see you, Sis” from 3,000 miles away. I don’t know her. Not sure if I’ll ever meet her. But that brilliant, richly dark woman, with …

Guest Post by Hilary Beard: Myths and Miseducation about Fatherlessness in the Black Community

I'm so incredibly grateful to have Hilary Beard visit us here on the blog. She is not only phenomenal writer but a powerful voice on issues of race and class.  *** The complaints that so many people have regarding fatherlessness in the Black community--while an issue, for sure--too often omit the impact of interpersonal, institutional, structural …

Blood At The Root: Sandra Bland and Why I Wrestle With How to Live Free in America

The terror that filled me made my heart race and stomach dance. Tears threatened to break free from my widened eyes. My hands shook as I took inventory of my situation. Full stop at stop sign. Check. Hands on the steering wheel at 10 and 2? Check. Seatbelt secure? Check. My preschooler strapped tightly into …

What Would Jesus Do? How the Politicizing of Christianity Causes Divisions (w/Dr. Tina Opie)

By Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts and Dr. Tina Opie We should stop all immigration of Muslims to the U.S. until this threat with Islam has been settled. Every Muslim that comes into this country has the potential to be radicalized—and they do their killing to honor their religion and Muhammad. During World War 2, we didn’t allow …