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by BA - 11 months ago

Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation

npr.org - Seventy-five years ago, Marian Anderson made history when she sang to crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial. The Daughters of the American Revolution had denied her the use of Constitution Hall.Tweeted by @Greenlight_88 https://twitter.com/Greenlight_88/status/1357459229121077249

by BA - 11 months ago

On Henry Aaron, and heroes and fandom

pdubssportshub.wordpress.com - by Paul West Major League Baseball, and the world writ large, lost a generational hero yesterday. Henry "Hammerin' Hank" Aaron was an embodied confluence of talent, work ethic, perseverance, and dign…Tweeted by @firstcausenyc https://twitter.com/firstcausenyc/status/13...

by BA - 11 months ago

“Beaumont to Detroit: 1943 “ - Langston Hughes

profeminist.tumblr.com - profeminist: “https://twitter.com/aiukliAfrika/status/1224201758320287744 “Beaumont to Detroit: 1943 “ - Langston Hughes “Looky here, America What you done done Let things drift Until the riots...

by BA - 11 months ago

Life After Lynching in “Ashes to Ashes”

newyorker.com - The artist Winfred Rembert and the activist and physician Shirley Jackson Whitaker reckon with the living legacy of racist violence in America.Tweeted by @ROTDTpodcast https://twitter.com/ROTDTpodcast/status/1357442508201086979

by BA - 11 months ago

When standing up to white supremacy, every step matters

michigandaily.com - Every morning, I find myself walking to class listening to my favorite songs, watching squirrels as they finesse food from passersby and moving around white people walking in my direction on the side…Tweeted by @ktjaaay https://twitter.com/ktjaaay/status/1357522257136873473

by BA - 11 months ago

This 70-Year-Old Vegan Entrepreneur Represents Goals for Women of All Ages

blackenterprise.com - (Photo/Twitter) Vegan entrepreneur Babette Davis proves that anything is possible at any age. The 70-year-old chef has been a vegan for over twenty-five years. Davis uses her vegan lifestyle to share powerful self-love tips that help women around the world enjoy healthier lives...