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No More Cotton to Pick: What Must Black America Do to Ensure Our Survival?

April 9, 2015 by

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  (The following is from a commentary by Phillip Jackson, Founder and Director of The Black Star Project, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.) “If you are Black in America, being educated, hard-working and crime-free ensures nothing. Black unemployment and the deprivation of Black wealth in America are structural, systematic and intentional. Having one, two or ten […]

Reconnecting with Nature: Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth

April 6, 2015 by

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  Reconnecting with Nature: Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth By Tameko Barnette When was the last time you stood outside, took a deep breath, and exhaled? When was the last time you realized how fortunate you are to be on the Earth? While this may sound cliche, it is important to take note of where […]