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The “father of modern gynecology” has a disturbing history of experimenting on black enslaved women.
“We don’t have existing frames to understand and talk about black women. If people don’t have a frame, they forget the facts
Police brutality is not a black problem, nor is it a white problem. It is a people problem, and due to our city's status as one of America's major urban hubs, it is a matter of utmost importance to public school educators.
A Black person in America is killed by a police officer or a person protected by the state every 28 hours. We take action in the name of ending anti-Black police-state violence and ask that you join us in nonviolent direct action wherever you are in the world.
So many of us feel so powerless, unable to affect substantive change, unable to do anything other than hurt. Powerless does not mean there isn't work to be done. It is silence, inactivity, complacency and disconnect that are the enemies of justice, not rage.
The national discourse on black life has shifted since Ferguson, and according to some organizations - so too must the vote. Marc talks voter intimidation, upcoming elections and the power of the ballot with organizations across the country.
This past weekend, hundreds took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in continued protests, forums, and demonstrations seeking justice for Mike Brown and other victims as part of the highly organized Ferguson October weekend of civil disobedience.
To watch the refreshing interaction, check out the video from BY Proj above. The police officer expressed how his feelings
Rub shoulders in education circles long enough and you'll encounter scholarly reports detailing the dire dropout rates and