Sherrie Cabrera

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Martin Luther King on the Two Types of Laws and the Four Steps to Successful Nonviolent Resistance

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality… Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”<p>On April 3, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. began coordinating a series of sit-ins and nonviolent demonstrations against racial …

10 things black people fear that white people simply don’t

It goes beyond racial profiling. African Americans are subjected to countless microaggressions on a daily basis<p><i>The following is the latest in a new series of articles on AlterNet called Fear in America that launched this March. Read the introduction to the series.</i><br>When black people wake up and begin …

Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans

Gaps in wealth, not in education, between black and white families may be the most powerful force locking Americans into their social class.<p>In the story of the American Dream, education and a good job are supposed to erase the class differences into which we are born and open opportunity to anyone …

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Michaela DePrince: ‘There are practically no black dancers in ballet, so I need to speak out’

Michaela DePrince talks about being a war orphan, challenging racial bias in modern ballet and inspiring the next generation of young dancers<p>Michaela DePrince was born in Sierra Leone in 1995 during the civil war. At age three, she lost both her parents and was sent to an orphanage where she was …

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Skateboarding Makes Afghan Girls Feel Free

How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.<p>Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and …

Dear marketers, stop trying to sell sexism. You're failing.

"Men everywhere can now rejoice as their wives and girlfriends finally have a way to track their time of the month." I received this pitch email for …