My anger has meant pain to me but it has also meant survival, and before I give it up I’m going to be sure that there is something at least as powerful to replace it on the road to clarity. – Audre Lorde Audre Geraldine Lorde 1934 – 1992 Audre Lorde was born in New…
July/August 2016: African American Mentions, News, and Articles of Interest
Malcolm X was invited back to London by the African Society to address a large audience in the Old Theatre at the London School of Economics. In both addresses, Malcolm X moved the political discourse from civil rights to human rights and stated clearly and unequivocally that the Black liberation struggle had to be internationalized rather than ghettoized….
Social Invisibility: Can a Black Woman’s “hoeness” be Deleted? Stereotypes, Rumors, and Titles of Shame
“Black women emerged from slavery enshrined in the consciousness of white America as “mammy” and “bad black woman.” – Cherly Gilkes According to a society that has condemned black women for her erotic….no!!!!…our “hoeness” can not be deleted. It seems as though we forget how and why these labels against our women came from in…
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