Category : Black Owned Newspapers And Blogs

News / Black Owned Newspapers And Blogs - 1 month ago

Book bans & public libraries

“They be our national treasure / they be / our priceless charge” (A Dark and Splendid Mass 47-48) are the lingering words of Mari Evans when speaking of “The Elders.” In literally doing so, I recall seeing my grandmother read on the side...

News / Black Owned Newspapers And Blogs - 1 month ago

In a small town

Around the time of Bacon’s Rebellion in Virginia (1676-1677), the word “white” appears in a legal document for the first time in our history to denote distinct “races” of people. In particular, the document distinguishes “white” people from “African...

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Member of Bethel AME, Knoxville Wins Rhodes Scholarship

KNOXVILLE, TN — Ulystean Jonathan Oates, a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a Yale College senior majoring in Political Science. Jonathan’s academic work engages questions of democracy, justice, and equ...