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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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Family of Skin Bleachers in Jamaica

Published on 8 Apr 2009 at 10:53 am. 3 Comments.
Filed under black image,commercialism,diaspora,fashion,health,Uncategorized.

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whopper virgins & the fast food nation: colonialism, marketing, food, sex, and hunger politics.

Published on 23 Dec 2008 at 2:31 pm. 3 Comments.
Filed under health,news/politics,poverty,racism,television.

it has been a long time, but i am back ____ Cross posted from kameelahwrites. *** i am sure everyone has seen the whopper virgins commercials with the ‘natives’/’whopper virgins’ in traditional garb tasting burger king whoppers after they have been rescued from their tribal settings to consume fatty American food in a more ‘modern’ […]

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Coke Catastrophe Averted in Liberia

Published on 2 Feb 2008 at 9:10 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Africa,collective action,health,international relations.

2.5 metric tons of cocaine was seized yesterday by a French military vessel, off the coast of West Africa. The “Blue Atlantic” was carrying 92 barrels of cocaine, leaving officials dumbfounded as to how to dispose of the massive cargo. Officials arrested 9 Ghanaian traffickers in what was the biggest drug bust in Liberian history. […]

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WORLD AIDS DAY 2007

Published on 1 Dec 2007 at 11:24 am. 4 Comments.
Filed under Africa,collective action,diaspora,health.

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic. Why is it relevant to us? (I’m […]

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Puff, Puff Cash

Published on 8 Nov 2007 at 1:24 am. 5 Comments.
Filed under Africa,health.

Over the past two decades, health activists have made some serious strides in loosening the harmful grip that tobacco companies have had over the American public. When I was coming up in the 80s there was no legal smoking age, you could buy cigarettes from a vending machine and Joe Camel advertisements were as common […]

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