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Southern Baptist Pastor: Social Justice is “Evil”

Jesus wanted to help the poor, feed the hungry, and welcome the persecuted. Rev. Grady Arnold doesn't agree.

Black History

What White Evangelicals Can Learn from Frederick Douglass

It seems we have come to a point where American evangelicalism’s engagement with issues of race could make or break the movement. As we stand at this …

Black History

The Historical Roots of Blues Music

Contrary to what some people believe, the blues is not “slave music.” Although it was cultivated by the descendants of slaves, the blues was the …

Black History

ASOS PLUS Stretch Regular Fit Shirt In White With Grandad Collar at asos.com

Product Details<p>Grandad collar<br>• Looks cooler than it sounds<br>• Button placket<br>• Plain design<br>• A wardrobe staple<br>• Regular fit<br>• A standard cut for a classic …

Clothing

40 Years Later: Was 1978 The Greatest Year In Music?

Imagine you're at a party with your most favorite music geek friends. The conversations range from favorite new albums, and favorite Smiths or Belle and Sebastian B-sides to best Neil Young guitar solos and Drake features. Then comes the big one: What was the greatest year in music? That's a …

Albums

Easy guitar theory: how to read music

<b>Learning to read notation as well as tab will help you play with other musicians. Our easy guide will get you started.</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Guitarists love …

Electric Guitar

W. E. B. Du Bois, Higher Education, and the Black Intellectual

<i>The Quest of the Silver Fleece</i>, published in 1911, is the first of five novels that W. E. B. Du Bois published over the course of his long life. In …

How to Successfully Grow Herbs: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

What Is Bebop? Deconstructing Jazz Music’s Most Influential Development

What is bebop? The Big Apple certainly didn’t know what hit it when <b>Charlie Parker</b> blew into town like a tornado and shook the jazz scene to its very …

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States.<p><b>Edward Baptist</b> argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” that the forced migration and …

Black History

The Frederick Douglass Rival Who Shocked With His Call to ‘Resist’

The Reverend Henry Highland Garnet has largely been forgotten by the history books, but the fiery preacher was one of the most influential figures in …

"Return of The Mack" Is The Best Song Ever That Nobody Acknowledges Is The Best Song Ever

There’s no need to parse words here: “Return of the Mack” is easily one of the best songs ever created in the history of the planet. Sure, it’s no …

Unpacking White Privilege: Scholars, Writers, and Statistics Explain What It Is

There aren't a lot of opportunities that force white people to be aware of race and the privileges that accompany it. That's where the term white …

An Alternative View of Du Bois’s Talented Tenth

<i>*This post is part of our online forum on W.E.B. Du Bois @ 150</i>.<p>W. E. B. Du Bois published one of his most well-known and widely debated ideas in his …

Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding

Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach. Most of this work is focused on …

‘Black Panther’: Why the relationship between Africans and black Americans is so messed up

<b>WARNING: This post contains spoilers and discusses characters in Marvel’s “Black Panther.” I will feed you a nice Ghanaian jollof meal if you read further anyway.</b><p><i>Finally! “Black Panther” weekend has hit the United States. Marvel’s newest superhero film was one of the most anticipated movies in</i> …

Black Panther

Why the Enslaved Adopted the Religion of Their Masters—and Transformed It

The story of early African-American Christianity proves the power of the Resurrection against oppression.

Black History

The 50 Best Chess Singles Of All Time

How can anyone select the Top 50 best Chess Records singles and not upset at least a few devotees? Eliminating singles from among hundreds of worthy …

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Public Speaking

The Phenomenal Impact of Race on Poor and Working-Class Whites.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) There is little room to debate that of all the sins British citizens settling the Jamestown colony committed, the most …

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6 things black people should stop saying to white people in 2018

African-American writer Shannon M. Houston reckons it’s time black people heed Toni Morrison’s pearls of wisdom on racism. “Racism keeps you …

Black Culture

Zora Neale Hurston, Genius of the Harlem Renaissance

Twentieth century African-American author Zora Neale Hurston is best known for her novel <i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i>. But her perseverance and love …

Professors claim farmers’ markets cultivate racism: ‘Habits of white people are normalized’

Two professors from San Diego State University claim in a new book that farmers’ markets in urban areas are weed-like “white spaces” responsible for …

San Diego

Interactive Maps Chronicle Frederick Douglass in Maryland

Originally posted on #ADPhD: Lawrence Jackson’s course on Frederick Douglass covered by Hopkins Hub: “For Jackson’s class, the time in Maryland …

New & Revised: Resources To Help Us Predominantly White Teachers To Reflect On How Race Influences Our Work

I have a huge A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More list, which also includes many “sub” Best lists. …

11 Dirty Movies On Netflix That Actually Tell A Good Story

We're currently living in a truly golden digital age, ladies and gentlemen. One where filth, raunchiness, sauciness, and unadulterated erotica is but …

13 Books About Equality That Every Member Of The Resistance Needs To Read

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this post-2016 election climate, it’s that equality means something different for nearly everybody — perhaps …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Arduino