Jane Elliot in San Diego

She tells it like it is, “Ignorance is the core of the racial problem.” An hour history lesson from Jane Elliott is worth a 12-year Ph.D. in any educational circle. She’s everything we thought she would be and more. This visit was especially important due to the timely U-T incident where cartoonist, Steve Breen created […]

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Can’t lose INDEPENDENCE

“African American buying power is at 1.1 Trillion dollars and yet only 2 cents of every dollar an African American spends in this country goes to Black-owned businesses. – NAACP. “Over the years, beauty salons and barber shops have come to provide a unique social function. . . Scholars often cite these sites as “sanctuaries […]

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Afrofuturism: reimagining science and the future from a black perspective

Afrofuturism Steven W Thrasher  @thrasherxy Given the frequency with which we see black people in the United States being killed or attacked by police for protesting, it’s no surprise that a packed house turned out on Thursday night at Civic Hall in New York City to attend the panel Afrofuturism: Imagining the Future of Black Identity. Right now, […]

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