Category: Afro Political Perspective

What does being Tired mean? – The struggle for racial justice in America

57 years have passed since the historical civil rights gathering at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. In that moment, the words of Martin Luther King Jr. echoed across crowds of passionate organizers from across America. The dream was equality and justice for all Americans, today we march on for the same cause. “Systemized oppression

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Passing the Torch – Generation X Welcomes in Generation Z

We can no longer make the mistake of letting our efforts loseefficiency because our leaders are no longer able to doefficient work. We, Black people, must start thinking morecritically about the strategies and tactics that will carry us intoa more elevated and conscious space. If we are not preparingthose after us to become powerful, well-equipped

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What the future of education looks like

Yes, of course, Lawana Richmond is one of San Diego’s most passionate educators, however, she’s got something up her sleeve! The School Board From Foster care to Professor, Lawna knows first hand where and how education can lose its way, but most importantly, Lawana tells a different story of how education can transform when transformers

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Rising Star Shyra James Goes for the Goal

Women deserve more than just a pat on the back! by Amya Jones Although the sports industry has always been male-centric and it seems athletic women have been swept under the rug and left out of today’s sports industry, vigorously active women are now improving in the sports market. Whether it’s a four-time gold medalist

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London, bridges city of SF

Board of Supervisors President London Breed made San Francisco history Wednesday as she was assured of becoming the first African American woman to be elected mayor. “I’m so hopeful about the future of our city. I’m looking forward to serving as your mayor, and I’m truly humbled and truly honored,” Breed said in a brief appearance on

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Tears of Accountability

The Checks and Balances of the check and balances SACRAMENTO (CBM) – The California legislature has taken concrete steps to try to address officer police shootings. Assembly Budget Subcommittee 5 on Public Safety has announced it will create a unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ) designated to investigate officer shootings. The committee also allocated

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