How It All Adds Up ~ Stereotypes

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: ClassWarfareExists We've all heard them at some point in our lives, but knowing how stereotypes affect the way we present ourselves to the world can solve a lot of problems. Being Mexican, I learned pretty quickly that there were certain things people assumed about me in my … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Stereotypes

Old Friends in New Spaces / EIC Chandlor Henderson visits Portland for the day

(L) Mrs. Henderson (R) Ms. Brown I tend to always allow the women in my life to take the lead. That could be because I grew up in a home with a single mother. It could also be a little bit of my own fears of failure. But for whatever reason it feels normal to … Continue reading Old Friends in New Spaces / EIC Chandlor Henderson visits Portland for the day

How It All Adds Up ~ Cuisine

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: ProTechStar Food has a way of shaping you, it feeds your soul as well as your stomach and it speaks volumes as to who you are. There are different types of palates and I will attempt to work through a few and what they might mean about … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Cuisine

How It All Adds Up ~ Celebrations

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: JourneyMexico When living in the United States, it's hard not to notice the massive misconceptions that people have about foreign cultural holidays. To be clear, I don't mean religious holidays like Ramadan, or Hanukkah, but rather holidays that have to do with community and experience. For example, … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Celebrations

The Month Ahead

Art by Ryan Havens Horoscopes for Leo Season (July 22 - August 21, 2021) By Hannah Baker Aries (March 21st - April 20th) The Sun in Leo opens the door and lets the sunshine in, coaxing your inner child to come out and play. You attract excitement, creative expression, and romance.  Your instincts and perceptions … Continue reading The Month Ahead

Bananas! A brief history on United Fruit and Central America

Hello! My name is Erick Javier Wonderly Varela. I'm a cartoonist and illustrator based in Eugene, Oregon. I do political comics as well as food and wildlife illustrations. You can find more of my work on my instagram page, @erick__ink. Illustrated by Erick Javier Wonderly Varela Please donate to The Black American Spring Your contribution … Continue reading Bananas! A brief history on United Fruit and Central America

Men of color share stories of persistence, success

Reposted from Community College Daily. By Kevin Christian https://www.ccdaily.com/2021/07/men-of-color-share-stories-of-persistence-success/ Written by Kevin Christian / Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at American Association of Community Colleges Please donate to Black American Spring if you can. Thank you. Your contribution is appreciated.DonateMake a monthly donationYour contribution is appreciated.Donate monthlyMake a yearly donationYour contribution is appreciated.Donate yearly

How It All Adds Up ~ Family Dynamics

Photo Credit: Macrovector Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Ah, conflict. I have a love-hate relationship with it. Mostly because I can be an amazing mediator and an even more amazing shit-stirrer. The perks of being personable is that it's always to your own advantage, regardless of what people assume about you. Just because you're … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Family Dynamics