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Dr. Keisha N. Blain
| Tenured 🙌🏾 | | | President + EIC of | Author of SET THE WORLD ON FIRE
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Dr. Keisha N. Blain retweeted
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For Malcolm X's 94th birthday, we are revisiting ' reminder that: "Malcolm X was more than a symbol. Black people are his heirs, called upon to make his life’s aims and vision a reality."
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Muslim Woman Says Georgia Corrections Department Prohibited Her From Wearing Hijab "In February, Calhoun received a letter from prison Warden Linton Deloach stating that she should wear a department-issued cap instead of her hijab."
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Race, Faith, and Politics in the Southern Baptist Convention "Without ever explicitly naming Confederate monuments in the bill, the legislation effectively requires a supermajority to remove or change such iconography."
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Yara Elshebiny May 18
“if you stick a knife in my back nine inches and pull it out six inches, there’s no progress. if you pull it all the way out that’s not progress. the progress is healing the wound that the blow made. they won’t even admit the knife is there.” – Malcolm X
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"Power Is Still Too White" by Keisha N. Blain via
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"Ngugi’s numerous are all worth reading and re-reading. The fact that they still speak to the situation in today more than 50 years on, should be food for thought. For independence brought us neither freedom nor development." --
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Black Patients Disproportionately Impacted by Johns Hopkins’ Medical Debt Lawsuits "In an interview with The North Star, former patient Mary Scott said that Johns Hopkins never told her she was eligible for charity care."
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Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protests at Three HBCU Graduations Spelman College spokesperson Joyce Davis told The North Star the school's priority was the safety of those attending this weekend’s commencement activities.
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“We have important work to do in Florida to remove barriers to voting, improve voter access and enforce the rights of all voters so that their votes are counted,” The Hispanic Federation said in a statement to The North Star.
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NationalNursesUnited 19h
Take Action: Call to demand that Johns Hopkins cancel all medical debt lawsuits against low-income patients! 👉 Kevin Sowers, President of the Johns Hopkins Health System: (410) 955-9540 👉 Paul Rothman, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine: 410-955-3180
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Developing The Green New Deal For Black and Brown People "The consequences of this jobs guarantee for wealth and social mobility could lift whole generations of Black and Brown families out of poverty."
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F. Sergio Mojica 21h
The Fight for Educational Equity 65 Years After ‘Brown v. Board of Education’
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On our latest episode of we tell the true story of and give you ACTION STEPS as we fight for justice with her family after she was shot and killed by police this week. Apple Podcasts: Spotify:
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William Minix, M. Ed May 18
New Report Shows Rising Segregation in Schools – The North Star
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The North Star May 18
Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis Fought for Black America To honor the 105th anniversary of Joe Louis' birth, reminds us that: "Before he became a symbol of American hope, Joe Louis belonged to Black America."
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The North Star May 18
Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protests at Three HBCU Graduations "The homophobic and hateful Westboro Baptist Church announced plans to protest graduation ceremonies at three historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) on May 19."
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The North Star May 18
Judge Orders Spanish-Language Ballots in Florida in 2020 "A federal judge ordered 32 counties in Florida to provide Spanish-language ballots for the 2020 presidential primaries."
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The North Star May 18
The Racial Implications of the Uber-Lyft Strike "Drivers of color and immigrant drivers acutely feel the harmful impact of these ridesharing companies’ labor."
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