Crowdfunding as a Viable Funding Mechanism for African Americans

Crowdfunding as a Viable Funding Mechanism for African Americans Crowdfunding as a Viable Funding Mechanism for African Americans Crowdfunding as a Viable Funding Mechanism for African Americans ~ Technological advances, such as the internet, social media platforms, smart phones, and more, have illuminated a longstanding alternative funding mechanism. While platforms, …

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When the Center is on Fire: Hostility Toward Black Woman (Responding to Trick Daddy)

When the Center is on Fire: Hostility Toward Black Woman Responding to Trick Daddy’s Attack on Black Women! Over the last couple of days there has been a lot of heated debates, dialogues and monologues surrounding a Instagram video made by rapper, Trick Daddy, concerning Black women. I usually avoid engaging …

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community

Hidden in Plain Sight: Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community ~ In dealing with trauma in the Black community on a grand scale, I am exposed to a plethora of traumatic experiences that are unique to the black collective. I have spent …

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Dillard University President Addresses Barring Valedictorian from Graduation

Dillard University President Addresses Barring Valedictorian from Graduation   Dillard University President Addresses Barring Valedictorian from Graduation ~ The following  letter is from Dillard University President, Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, and it addresses the recent incident in which Andrew Jones, a three-sport star athlete, and senior class valedictorian of Amite …

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12-Year-Old Black Girl Injured with Rope by Classmates

12-Year-Old Black Girl Injured with Rope by Classmates Accident or attack? Girl, 12, injured by a rope around her neck on a school trip  Jennifer Emily Follow @byjenemily Email jemily@dallasnews.com | Courtesy of Dallas Morning News  Originally Published: May 19, 2016 5:22 pm A 12-year-old Waco girl on a school trip …

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No Justice for Freddie Gray ~ Not Surprised!

No Justice for Freddie Gray ~ Not Surprised! No Justice for Freddie Gray ~ Not Surprised! No Justice for Freddie Gray ~ Not Surprised! ~ The news that officer Edward Nero of the Baltimore Police Department in the death of Freddie Gray has sparked a widespread debate about the judge …

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100 Black People Killed by Police in January Alone

100 Black People Killed by Police in January Alone: When Will It End? MORE  by Raveen Johnson | Courtesy of The Reel Network 100 Black People Killed by Police in January Alone 100 Black People Killed by Police in January Alone, If you cannot see that police have declared war …

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An African American Enigma: Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma

An African American Enigma: Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma An African American Enigma: Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma An African American Enigma: Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma ~ Over 30 years ago I was fortunate enough to watch an episode of the Phil Donohue Show in which a vibrant Black African Woman was …

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Africa Bambaata and Child Molestation Accusations Uncut

Africa Bambaata and Child Molestation Uncut

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/?_fb_noscript=1″ /> Africa Bambaata and Child Molestation Accusations Uncut An Editorial by Dr. Rick Wallace, Ph.D. | Sunday, May 8, 2016 | Courtey of Bossip   Africa Bambaata and Child Molestation Accusations Uncut Africa Bambaata and Child Molestation Accusations Uncut ~ I have reached a point in my studies …

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Explaining Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Explaining Cognitive Dissonance Theory Understanding Cognitive Dissonance and How It Impacts African Americans Explaining Cognitive Dissonance Theory ~ In my work of attempting to elucidate the effects of cognitive distortions, cognitive biases and intergenerationally transmitted trauma on the dysfunction and the counterproductive behavior of African Americans, I consistently hear the …

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