Monday, April 22, 2019

Spring Valley High and the Criminalization of Black Youth

orginal version published at racetowealth.net on 10/28/15 Yet another video of aggressive policing has gone viral, this one capturing a white police officer grabbing a seated, black,...

Movie Review: The Dark Tower

I waited until it came on TV before watching The Dark Tower. Not because I have anything against the movie. In fact, I’ve never...

Crowd enthusiastically cheer former President Obama as he leaves Martha’s Vineyard...

A crowd cheers former President Obama as he leaves the Cardboard Box Restaurant in Oak Bluffs, MA., while vacationing in Martha's Vineyard.   View this post...
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Vogue Magazine Features the Women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

In celebration of the magazine’s 125 year anniversary, Vogue Magazine featured the women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; the nation’s first African-American sorority. ...
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Atlanta Cheerleader Does 44 Back Handsprings in 36 Seconds, Breaks World...

Atlanta high school cheerleader, Mikayla Clark, breaks the Guinness World Record for doing the most consecutive back handsprings.

Two Apologies: Julian Bond’s “Slave Mistress” Ancestor & Dr. Dre

On August 21, 2015, two apologies appeared in the New York Times, which at first glance do not seem related, but in fact are. The...

That Time Michael Jordan got beat by a 45yr old mutual...

The first clip shows Michael Jordan and 45 year old mutual funds manager, John Rogers, in a game of one-on-one. The game took place...

How Julian Bond Became the Heroic Icon Whose Passing Is Now...

This is the photograph of Julian Bond I like best.  It is January 10, 1966.  Everyone but Julian is standing, their right hands raised...
UNION LEAGUE CLUB - HIDDEN FIGURES

How Race, Intent & Other #HiddenFigures Became a Cautionary Tale at...

There is a painting called Intent off the main lobby of Chicago's Union League Club, which I like a great deal. It's by Rene...
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Obama Portrait Unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveils its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy...