1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue (with a black...
howtobeterrell: IT was also the date Spain expelled JEWS and the MOORS (blacks and Arabs) from Spain. 1601 Queen Elizabeth also issued an order to expel black moors from ENGLAND SOmebody dont want you to know we werent always slaves.
Latina Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop Sharply
nbclatino: Latina teen pregnancy rates as well as overall U.S. teen pregnancy rates have declined sharply. (Photo/Getty Images) Latina teen pregnancy rates have dropped 37 percent between 1992 and 2008, according to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute. In 2008, only 7 percent of all American teenage girls between the ages of 15 to 19 became pregnant, the lowest rate in more than 30...
West African Swagger Photography by Anton Crone
37thstate: can’t say i love the HDRy feeling of some of these, but for the most part… BEAUTIFUL
Court declares Calif. gay marriage ban...
univisionnews: The battle over gay marriage in California could reach the Supreme Court. (Flickr: Damian Hopper) By JORDAN FABIAN Channel: Politics A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that California’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. Read More
PBS’ ‘Slavery by Another Name’ | EURweb →
thehuskybro: *Imagine this… You do some research into your family tree and discover that your uncle, who was born nearly 30 years after slavery, was one of thousands of black men pulled back into a forced labor system in which they were arrested – largely on trumped up charges – and compelled to work without pay as prisoners. “Slavery by Another Name,” narrated by Laurence Fishburne and...
Understanding Patriarchy by bell hooks →
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Slave Routes, Dominican Republic →
volviomarilia: Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two thirds of the island called Hispaniola (Little Spain), which it shares with Haiti. In 1496 it became the site of the first European colony in the Western Hemisphere, with the city of Santo Domingo as the Spanish administrative capital for all the Americas. The early settlers enslaved many of the indigenous...
Black Portrait: Where some may see flat, static narratives, I see a spectrum of...– Toyin Odutola, 2012 My official artist statement is completed! Kept it short and sweet. Now I can send it out for residencies, competitions, exhibitions and the like. Only took me, oh, 5 years to get a grasp of what I was actually doing and was interested in. Add an additional 3 weeks and here’s the...