For the People. By the People. Power of the People. Black. Power. #BlackSpring — Rahiel Tesfamariam (@RahielT) April 30, 2015 If you haven’t heard it’s Black Spring is upon us emerging out of the Baltimore Uprising and an important part of the Black Lives Matter Movement. This is a reader with some of my favorite articles that came […]Read more "On the Wings of Black Spring: A Reader"
#NotJustSAE is highlighting the pervasiveness of anti-black & brown activities on today's college campuses. #GoToThere #CultureOfDestruction — jesseWilliams. (@iJesseWilliams) March 11, 2015 So Sunday night as I was getting ready to go to bed, one of my friends tagged me in a video on Instagram. As a lover of funny memes I clicked on it […]Read more "When Frat Boys Showed How Ferguson is Possible"
This year has been a roller coaster no just because of all that I have accomplished but because of all that has happened in our world. I started 2014 knowing that I would graduate from college and hopefully make it to a PhD history program. I did not know that I would have the opportunity […]Read more "2014: A Year in Review"
I should have released a reader earlier but this week has been very hectic with jury duty and final classes and papers. I have included the links to some pictures that I saw on Facebook that are perfect descriptions of what is going on in the minds of many. Since I have been late to posting […]Read more "Article Reader for the Week of 12/08-12-12"
Eric Garner No Such Thing As Racial Profiling, Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker What the Eric Garner Grand Jury Didn’t See, Amy Davidson, The New Yorker If Eric Garner Were White, Peter Beinart, The Atlantic Gabrielle Union: Lack of Compassion About Eric Garner Makes Me Fear for My Family, Ryan Buxton, The Huffington Post The US Injustice System-or How […]Read more "Weekend Reader 12/7/14"
Well here we are again, the day after another jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. If you ain’t think they didn’t care about us before I hope your mind has changed. The parallels between this a Ferguson are astounding. There was a majority white […]Read more "Post No Indictment Reader #2: Eric Garner Edition"
This is a collection of articles from the weekend up until this morning. Ferguson is still the main focus in these articles but I have also included other issues of racial injustices occurring. Ferguson What White People Need to Know, and do, After Ferguson, Sally Kohn, The Washington Post Status Update: Dear White People, it’s OK to talk […]Read more "Article Reader 12/3/14"