Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

The Destruction of the Black Family Part 10

Hat tip R-Evolution Enslaved Black American Women terminating/preventing pregnancies as resistance… Women resisted reproduction in order to resist slavery. They resisted reproduction by finding medicine or herbs that would terminate pregnancy or by practicing abstinence. For example, chewing on cotton … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: David Bowie

How David Bowie Inspired—and Was Inspired by—Black Artists The iconic singer, who died of cancer Sunday, embraced the work of black artists and was an advocate for diversity in the entertainment industry. BY: MIKOL L. CLARKE AND ADRIAN LOVING Posted: … Continue reading

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