Friday, February 24, 2017

White Spaces By Charlie Costict

Last night I had this “dream” where I was at work and everyone was in the breakroom…One of my white coworkers casually used the...

Black Pride By Charlie Costict

I understand your hate. My existence makes you uncomfortable. A lion out of its cage. Hungry, graceful…. powerful. You fear one day I will...

Toxic is as Toxic Does By Charlie Costict

It all starts from birth. “Dolls are for girls, play with those trucks boy” …… “He ain’t wearing no pink” ……” You better stop...

As I See It… Rev. Stephen W. Camp

Black History Month is here again with it the memory of many who blazed trails and open doors of opportunity for all of us....

Fallback Culture By Charlie Costict

Since cavemen days, roles were decided both by nature and dominance. Cis men provided a means to have a home and provide for the...

The Importance of Radical Self-Love and Self-Affirmation By Tiffani Jones

Love. It’s a complex feeling and seemingly indescribable force of nature. We hear and see variations of what everyone thinks the embodiment of love...

Kerry James Marshall: A Master’s Work on View by Sierra Dixon

Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has a story to tell, and he has chosen oil and canvas, acrylic and print as his media to...

Traumatic Bonding By Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez

It is easy to understand why the men in my family say things like: las mujeres son las amas de casa.  The men in...

“Who, Then, Will Speak For The Common Good?” Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

In 1972 Barbara Charline Jordan became the first black member of Congress elected from Texas. Two years later this freshman Representative became a national...

Sucia/Dirty Written by Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez

The worst insult I have ever heard my mother utter about another woman was that she didn’t keep her kids and/or her husband looking...

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Shopping While Black: Beautiful Things Lifestyle Boutique Offers Three Shoppers an Ugly Experience ...

When East Hartford native Teshell Drummond and her sister accompanied their mother on her quest to find a dress to wear to a funeral,...

Garvey By Charlie Costict

  “…. was the first man of color to lead and develop a mass movement. He was the first man on a mass scale and...

Another Dimension of Black History: Black Revolution in the Caribbean By Demetrius Dillard

As “Black History Month” progresses, it is imperative that the public be educated on a burgeoning topic known as the Black revolution, which cannot...