Juneteenth (Black History 365)

Welcome readers to another entry to my Black History 365 series where I present historical events in black history some that are well known and others that are not acknowledged enough for younger generations to be aware of. With that said, this post will explain the significance and history behind Juneteenth. Juneteenth is an unofficial […]

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Da 5 Bloods Film review

Spike Lee’s newest film “Da 5 Bloods” opens up with Muhammad Ali being interviewed in 1978 and it closes with one of the last speeches Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a year exactly before his death in 1968. Lee used these two figures during the civil rights movement in the 1960s to point out […]

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Riot Ready

“And I must say tonight that a riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it America has failed to hear? … It has failed to hear that the promises of freedom and justice have not been met. And it has failed to hear that large segments of white society are more concerned […]

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Africa Day 2020

Welcome readers, I’m sure every American is aware today is Memorial Day which is an important day to honor the American soldiers that served and died for this country, but today is also a day some people might not be aware of and that’s Africa Day. Africa Day is an annual celebratory day where Africans, […]

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Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (Black History 365/Women’s History Month)

Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (In honor of International Women’s Day) Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size   But when I start to tell them,They think I’m telling lies.I say,It’s in the reach of my arms,The span of my hips,   The stride of my step,   The curl of […]

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