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A Broader Sense Of Black History

A Broader Sense Of Black History

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist Black history, in its general and broadest sense, refers to the stories, experiences and accomplishments of people of African origin. The origins of Black History Month lay in early 20th-century historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s, ...

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Is National Unity In The US An Unattainable Fantasy?

Is National Unity In The US An Unattainable Fantasy?

By Yvonne Sam Contributing Columnist In America, as the call for national “unity” from people in the media and political classes gets louder, a stronger sense of displacement appears. Taking into consideration events, such as protests, an impeached ex-president, business ...

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How ‘Uncle Tom’ Still Impacts Racial Politics

How ‘Uncle Tom’ Still Impacts Racial Politics

By Cheryl Thompson Guest Contributor Published nearly 170 years ago, Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe had a profound impact on American slavery. But Uncle Tom is not a relic from the 19th century: this complex figure still has ...

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Lamebration: Goodbye Trump

Lamebration: Goodbye Trump

By Charles Mwewa Guest Contributor Goodbye, O goodbye, Oh, Trump goodbye, Now, again, the world will see a blue sky; Oh, Trump, you’ve been an embarrassment, Although Republicans fear thy worriment, They know, you’ve been a gory disaster, And thy ...

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No To Stress! Yes To 2021

No To Stress! Yes To 2021

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist As we embrace the long-awaited new year, my first words must be to thank everyone, who has helped me to spread my TGIM (Thank God It’s Monday) messages, and who, on a weekly basis, have ...

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