Breaking News: Many killed in church because they were black?

Hi, folks! I am sorry I will have to share this awful news. I came home and I read and watched about this attack. Hope families are well. My sincere condolences to all people who lost their beloved ones. Unfortunately and apparently, suspect of gunning down 9 people in a historically black church in Charleston, … More Breaking News: Many killed in church because they were black?

Freedom Riders – When White and Colored People Come Together!

Fighting racial segregation in the South was no child’s play. These activists were beaten and arrested while they rode buses from city to city. They wanted to integrate people but apparently some people did not want that to happen. Where are they now, over fifty years later? Before going any further, I would like to … More Freedom Riders – When White and Colored People Come Together!

Rosa Parks – Went to Jail for Not Giving Up her Seat to a White Man!

“I am not standing up, my feet hurt!” Today, the spotlights are on this strong and beautiful woman, Mrs. Rosa Parks. This bold and audacious woman was simply the pioneer of Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. was inspired by her simple action. Do you know what she did and how it changed the life of … More Rosa Parks – Went to Jail for Not Giving Up her Seat to a White Man!

Marcus Garvey – Should Black People Just Go Back To Africa?

It is an honor for me to talk and write about Marcus Garvey. After attending this awesome online class at Stanford University, I heard of this man who fought for a plethora of causes. So as to to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about his life and deeds, I have selected parts of … More Marcus Garvey – Should Black People Just Go Back To Africa?

AAVE, Black English, Ebonics, BEV – What language do Black People speak?

What a beautiful day! I have been patiently waiting for a long time before I could come up with this post for all of you. I have been studying Linguistics and Sociolinguistics for about 10 years now and nothing, I mean nothing has made me feel so happy in my academic life like that day … More AAVE, Black English, Ebonics, BEV – What language do Black People speak?