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50 Black-Owned Restaurants and Bars in Atlanta - I Don't Do Clubs. FriendlyBlackHottie sur Twitter : "Keep RTing this video. This needs national attention. New Study Shows How the Pressure to Be ‘Strong’ Can Leave Black Women Denying, Ignoring Their Own Struggles with Depression. Merryl Tengesdal Is 1st Black Woman to Pilot the U-2 Spy Plane That Captures Intelligence for US Leaders. Lt.

Merryl Tengesdal Is 1st Black Woman to Pilot the U-2 Spy Plane That Captures Intelligence for US Leaders

Col. Merryl Tengesdal, 9th Reconnaissance Wing inspector general and U-2 “Dragon Lady” pilot, in front of a U-2 plane Feb. 9, 2015, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Beale Air Force Base In order for Navy SEAL teams to hunt down terrorists, or for foreign policy analysts to track the movement of WMDs—or to detect whether Iran is, in fact, developing a nuclear weapons program—our leaders rely on special pilots to capture that type of intelligence through the use of spy-plane cameras. Merryl Tengesdal (that’s Lt. As Women’s History Month comes to an end, Tengesdal, 43, spoke with The Root from an Air Force base in California about her journey growing up in New York City’s Boogie Down Bronx, and how she climbed the ranks in both the Navy and the Air Force to become such a distinguished spy-plane pilot.

Black Lives Matter Movement Should Borrow From Black Panthers and Add Economic Injustice To Its Platform. KU Journalism Major Shreds “Case” Against Mike Brown. Shelby Lawson is a student at the University of Kansas, majoring in Journalism and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

KU Journalism Major Shreds “Case” Against Mike Brown

Lawson posted the following to her Facebook page: “Alright y’all. I’d like to clear a few things up. This is a general address to the long list of misconceptions and inconsistencies and abuses of power that exist surrounding the killing of Mike Brown. I have researched these points and provided sources in case you wish to do some reading of your own. -The most common misconception I’m hearing is that Mike Brown was significantly larger than Officer Wilson.

(source) -Mike Brown was NOT stopped because he was a suspect in crime. -Mike Brown WAS fleeing from Officer Wilson when he was fatally shot. -Officer Wilson broke police self-defense protocol, which teaches to disarm and incapacitate rather than kill and teaches officers to go for body shots. (source) The Price of Blackness. Daphne Holt: "Young, Gifted, and @ Risk" Symposium. Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938. The Library of Congress.

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938

'There is nothing hip and cool happening in Brooklyn. It's a war.' The name “Brooklyn” has come to refer to a lot more than a borough.

'There is nothing hip and cool happening in Brooklyn. It's a war.'

Brooklyn’s a lucrative brand, the backdrop of many a millennial crisis on Girls, and a place where it’s getting tough to survive if your income’s more like that of a Girls character than a cast member. 45 Books to Teach Children About Black History. Black History Month presents a wonderful opportunity to teach your children about the incredible accomplishments of Black men and women in America and abroad.

45 Books to Teach Children About Black History

Here's a collection of non-fiction and historical fiction books to help children learn about a past that should be highlighted far beyond these 28 days each year. 4 to 8-years-old Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on to Hope. Even as a boy, Barack knew he wasn't quite like anybody else, but through his journeys he found the ability to listen to Hope and become what he was meant to be: a bridge to bring people together. Even though she can’t afford a ticket to see the great blues singer Bessie Smith perform, Emmarene listens outside Bessie’s tent—that is, until she bursts into the show to warn the crowd:The Night Riders have come!

Born into slavery, young Booker T. The Lomax Recordings During the New Deal, Alan Lomax & his father, famed folklorist and collector John A.

Lomax, recorded thousands of songs and interviews for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress on aluminum and acetate discs, with a special emphasis on the musical contributions of African Americans. Just like today, a disproportionate percentage of African American males were held as prisoners in the 1930s and 1940s. The Lomaxes toured Texas prison farms recording work songs, reels, ballads, and blues from prisoners such as James “Iron Head” Baker, Mose “Clear Rock” Platt, and Lightnin’ Washington. Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness. Who is Black?

Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness

What is Blackness? In a country where the face of the future is becoming ever more ethnically ambiguous, Blackness must be recognized as something other than just skin color and specific physical attributes. (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race, a book published last year by Dr. TonyaTkoShow - Toni Morrison Says the DEEPEST Thing Abt Race I've...