Whether its negativity on social media, intergenerational trauma from racism, or the rise of white supremacists in the streets, loving yourself is the most powerful defense against these threats.
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I used to point out people like this to my “sensible” white friends and they would tell me that we shouldn’t pay them any mind, that those folks are on the fringes and are dying out. Then we came to find out there’s enough of them (and others) to elevate a demagogue into the role of leader of the so-called free world.
Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris is cherry-picking statistics in declaring that millions have lost health insurance under President Donald Trump. Progress has stalled under Trump, but other data suggest there’s been no dramatic slippage.
Trump argued, “if racist Elijah Cummings would focus more of his energy on helping the good people of his district, and Baltimore itself, perhaps progress could be made in fixing the mess.”
Kezia M. Williams and her many apprentices stand proudly with their black power fist held high in the sky on Greenwood Avenue in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma — the site and birthplace for Black entrepreneurship in America and the space that Booker T. Washington coined “the Negro Wall Street of America” now known as the Black Wall Street.
Senator Lankford, the President’s language is damaging to the soul of this nation. Please, stand up!
I am writing to you this day because I am concerned about the dangerous rhetoric coming from your political party’s leader — President Donald J. Trump. As the Tulsa Tribune article agitated the mob to commit the pillaging and massacre in my community in 1921, I fear that your party leader’s tweets may stoke further racial violence against non-white people in America.
The sale of the photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is generating relief among some who worried the historic images may be lost.