Let’s Talk About Cultural Appropriation and How To Gather Yourself

You might have heard the term “cultural appropriation” thrown around more recently, especially during Halloween season. If you know what it is and how to avoid it, great! You’re a step ahead and you can skip ahead a bit if you wish. For the rest of us, let’s start by better understanding cultural appropriation. How

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Study Shows Black Kids Less Likely Than whites to Receive Proper Treatment for Pain in ER

But we knew this. I promise you we knew this. As a family dealing with one of the most painful chronic illnesses we know first-hand how race factors into the treatment and care. We’ve spent a great deal of time at the mercy of nurses and doctors, sometimes nearly begging for proper treatment of Sickle

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2015 EMMY’S: A Little Bit of Color, A Long Way to Go

The 2015 Emmy’s happened last night, which is probably why your timeline and newsfeed is filled with congratulations and various expressions of elation regarding Viola Davis’ very newsworthy and historic win. Last night Davis became the first Black woman to win a Primetime Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. Regina King and Uzoamaka

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