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

Dr. Robert Bullard, the “Father of Environmental Justice”

I was fortunate to sit and talk with Dr. Bullard and be witness to his presentation. I was unaware of this man before, but in meeting him, I feel inspired and fortunate. He's from 90 miles away from where my family is in Florida. I oftentimes forget what people are like down there. Obviously, this … Continue reading Dr. Robert Bullard, the “Father of Environmental Justice”

2020 Google News Initiative Fellow (GNI)

Originally written and posted by Ashley Alese Edwards Sep. 28 2020 U.S. Partnerships Manager, News Lab In March, just as I was finalizing the webpage for the Google News Initiative Fellowship program, much of the United States—and the world—went into lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Offices, including my own, closed and employees began … Continue reading 2020 Google News Initiative Fellow (GNI)

White Terrorism > White Privilege

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT9IWNxHupc For most of my life I've been told by people how much more privilege they have than me. This often coincides with being asked if I can give them something or buy them something, which always gives me a little chuckle. But as I've gotten older and better travelled I personally don't believe in … Continue reading White Terrorism > White Privilege

Criminal Associates

By Chandlor Henderson Photo Cred Andrew Kelly / Reuters Another one of Trump's closest idiots has gotten arrested. This time it's Steve Bannon. For Trump's entire "Presidency" I have watched his cronies break law after law in plain sight. I think most of us suspected Bannon's Mexico Wall GoFundMe to end in fraud and now … Continue reading Criminal Associates

“White on Black” crime

By Chandlor Henderson One thing that has always annoyed me about the American media and white communities is the use of the term "black-on-black" crime. That's not to say it doesn't happen, but when a white person hurts another white person, is that called "white-on-white" crime? It's not. So let's unpack that, for the people … Continue reading “White on Black” crime