Pages tagged with African Americans

The job of policeman is tough. No human can be beyond panicking in some situations no matter how well he is trained. But then, how many rounds would you have fired if you can't hear any sounds after a few?
Noam Chomsky, in an interview, has argued that blacks, who were first brought to America as slaves in 1619, have lived very few of those 400 years as free human beings.
I was inspired to write this poem by the new movie that came out about Jackie Robinson called "42"
My diary/blog page where I will write what ever is interesting me at the time or anything I think is current.
When Disneyland's rabbit character behaved in an overtly racist way toward a couple of African American kids, the family sued.
Some of the greatest experiences of these African American girls can serve as learning tools for all who read. The strength, stamina and willingness to take risks are among some of the positive qualities of these girls. The innate desire to help others can become a part of teaching st...
There are many books that can positively used with children and their families. These books are great for helping to learn more about African American culture and history. There are many experiences and activities that can also be provided to enhance the child's opportunities to learn...
Learn about some gender-specific approaches and strategies that can be used to empower, honor and celebrate achievements and accomplishments of girls! Learn how to encourage girls who may need hope to move on to successful experiences in school and life.
Occasionally a film, or a book, comes out that really makes you think. Raymond Deane's "Travail. Dawn of a New Day" is such a film. Not to be missed.
Rooted in ancient Africa, the Yoruba/Santeria religion has been a major part of Cuban, Haitian, and Brazilian cultures for centuries now. And though not currently a major force in the United States, it is among the fastest growing faiths in North America.
That seems to be the question posed by Thomas Chatterton Williams, author of the new book “Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture.” In the book, Williams explores how the growth of hip-hop has become so pervasive that black culture has been sup...
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