Black Love Day…2016!!!

This warrants a repost today, for 2017…so, share the love!
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Protected: Indigenous Peoples’ Day – 2016!

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United Nations International Day of Peace – 2016

Displays of Patriotism on Patriot Day…2016

Barbarians Real and Imagined

This, also, is important and pertinent…especially now.

Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

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A guide to debunking ‘black-on-black crime’ and all of its rhetorical cousins

My mood is still somber. Even with the joy of seeing my brother Stephen on Friday to attend his progress meeting in the back of my mind Stephen even though he has Autism would just be a target to a white cop. A reality that was always there but now has smacked me dead in the face has set into my soul.

For the majority of white America seeing Black Men shot dead in front of their wives and children or watching those children sobbing with grief is just entertainment. They have the option of turning the channel and going on with their lives.

For me it’s personal. It could be my…

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Issa Rae’s GoFundMe for Alton Sterling’s Children Reaches Over $660,000

In the midst of all this anger and hate, it’s refreshing to see that there are still good human beings out there. It gives one hope…

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Issa Rae (photo via Facebook.com)) Issa Rae (photo via Facebook.com)

article by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson)

According to theurbandaily.com, Issa Rae, star and creator of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl and the upcoming HBO series Insecure, in an effort to take positive action after the police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earlier this week, started a scholarship fund for his children.  t not only exceeded its $200,000 goal within hours, it is currently at over three times that amount, at $664,986.

“Can we get a scholarship fund going 4 #AltonSterling’s son/kids?” she tweeted Wednesday (July 6). “Some of us feel helpless when these things happen, but that’s a small step.”

Sterling, a 37-year-old father of five, was fatally shot by police…

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Remember Rwanda…

There is a new moon today, on the Perigean Spring Tideand it is the birth anniversary of Pandit Ravi Shankar, who would have turned 96 today. In honour and remembrance of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda on this day in 1994, some gentle music. I will always be shocked at how inhuman we can be to other human beings.

If I could end one thing…

…it would be hate. Ah, Ankara and Brussels…I weep for them.

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