A Milwaukee man treasures his visit to the earliest (1988) version of ABHM, his talk with founder James Cameron, and the book signed by Cameron to him with love.

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By: Zahara Hill, HuffPost Black Voices Zahara Hill reports backlash of a black feminist event— the Nyansapo Festival— scheduled to commence July 28 in Paris by the city’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo. Organized by the Mwasi Collective, the festival was “to be a safe space for black feminists to curate sociopolitical strategies to overcome marginalization and…

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By: Taryn Finley Taryn Finley reports in a recent article published in Huff Post Black Voices that “U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is set to deliver the commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, the school announced on Monday.” Finley quotes Preident Edison O. Jackson’s statement in a press release: “The legacy of…

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From: The Root By: Monique Judge Amidst the drama and craziness surrounding the Trump presidency, the concept known as “Fake News” has been at the heat of President Donald Trump’s frustration. Monique Judge defines what fake news really is as she writes, “fake news is something that is created intentionally to deceive; that it not…

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Written by: Keith McAllister Edited by: Zak Morse     April 1st fell on a Saturday this year, and community members from more than 20 different churches and organizations around Milwaukee gathered at Alverno College to engage in the impactful social justice event, Racial Justice: The Courage to Act. The event left attendees with much…

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From: Colorlines By: Deepa Iyer In the article “After Changing the Rules of Engagement, Senate Republicans Vote Neil Gorsuch Onto the U.S. Supreme Court,” contributing writer Deepa Iyer talks about the reaction of racial justice, women’s rights, and LGBTQ organizations to the confirmation of the 113th justice, Neil Gorsuch. She writes: “Democrats filibustered the nomination…

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From:Huffington Post- Black Voices Written By: Kristina Puga Writer and activist Eugene Ethelbert Miller discussed his love for writing and history by stating: “I wanted to be involved in every aspect of writing about it,” says Miller about the politically-charged time, as sharply and energetically as if it were just yesterday. “It was just like now…

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From: Colorlines Written By: Sameer Rao In the article “Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein to Bring Trayvon Martin’s Story to Film and TV,” culture reporter/blogger Sameer Rao highlights Jay Z Carter’s collaboration with producer Harvey Weinstein to create a narrative film and docuseries on the 2012 murder that lit the fuse of the Black Lives…

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From: The Root Written By: Yesha Callahan In the article “#MissingDCGirls Finally Caught People’s Attention, but How Do You Bring Them Home?,” senior editor Yesha Callahan writes about the increasing number of African American teens that have been disappearing from the Washington D.C. area since February. Furthermore, she points to the lack of police efforts in addressing…

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