Natural Hair Should Be Protected By Law & Don’t Ask (White) Men About It

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There’s been a lot of talk about natural hairstyles lately. In fact, more than talk, there are major news stories revolving around cities ban natural hair discrimination in the workplace and even our children with natural hairstyles are being victimized and judged because their hair has been deemed unacceptable by white people.  California was the […]

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Diversity Only Gets Us So Far

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I am pleased to see that the incoming congressional freshman are as diverse than they’ve ever been. This freshman group is the youngest at an average age of 49, a full decade younger than the full Congress. A whopping 40% of the incoming freshman are women. Over 25% of the freshman entering our House of […]

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February 2019 Has Been Filled With Blackface, Hate Crimes, Racist Advertising, and Plantation Slave Games… But We Can’t Stop.

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You know your Black History Month is going to crap when elected officials are wearing blackface paint, teachers are telling kids to play slave plantation games, high end fashion designers are using racists symbols and imagery, and a tween is shot 28 times while asleep in his car at a Taco Bell. Maybe you don’t […]

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