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Greetings From Ghana Part 1

Published on 12 Oct 2011 at 11:45 pm. No Comments.
Filed under diaspora,healing.

[Blackademics founder Pierce Freelon writes from West Africa] Greetings from Accra, Ghana – my home for the next two weeks. I’ve decided to submit “My View” from West Africa, to give you a glimpse into my experience on the road. I’m here shooting a documentary about black cultural production and migration throughout the African diaspora. […]

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via NYT: Black Women, Abortion, Accusations of Eugenics

Published on 28 Feb 2010 at 2:27 pm. 1 Comment.
Filed under black culture,black image,family,healing,health,history,men's issues,sexuality,technology,Uncategorized,women's issues/feminism.

I apologize for my absence in what seems like almost a year. Teaching high school english and history, freelance photography, and getting a non-profit up and running is 90-100 hour a week commitment . I am much better with saying “no” and have carved out more time for writing. I’ve had a lot of discussions […]

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A Petition to Prevent Sex Trafficking. Sign it.

Published on 14 Dec 2009 at 3:10 pm. 5 Comments.
Filed under healing,violence.

The Homie, Maria Tchijov over at Change.org hit me up the other day about a new petition that puts pressure on the corporate owners of the Comfort Inn to put a stop to child prostitution in their hotels. The petition was initiated by Change.org blogger Amanda Kloer, following the sex trafficking and subsequent tragic death […]

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Blackademics/Language Arts: Sean Bell Tribute

Published on 25 Apr 2008 at 7:03 pm. No Comments.
Filed under healing,police brutality,racism,violence.

I created this Sean Bell tribute in response to the outrageous “not guilty” verdict passed today. I recorded the original song, “Don’t Push” back in 2006, when the incident first occurred. Rest in Peace, brother.

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