Be the African kid who says, “I'm going to be the first one who goes to Mars.”
To be a loved, yet misunderstood black man in America is nothing new.
One cannot fight oppression selectively. In an oppressive society, either we fight all forms of injustice or we become oppressors ourselves.
This dynamic animated film provides a narrative of race relations in America often ignored in our classrooms.
These themes of love, relationships, marriage, compromise, and loyalty are explored in substantial detail in the video’s companion piece Footnotes to “4:44”
His legacy will be one of a family whose blackness wasn't a color to ignore but a hue to celebrate.
When we do not use the language to accurately see people and their multiple stories, we take away their autonomy, agency, and their dignity.
I assist professional women with integratively planning for family and career advancement to facilitate success and positive outcomes in both areas.
My first clear memory in life is of me standing in the doorway of my childhood home and watching my mother being beaten by my father.
A man who keeps a journal is offering himself and family the very history that many of us do not have from our forefathers.