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Kwanzaa 2013: Celebrating Family and Culture

December 11, 2013
Kwanzaa 2013: Celebrating Family and Culture

Kwanzaa, an African American holiday that celebrates family and culture, offers the opportunity for African Americans to turn inward and renew and reinforce the ties that bound the family together, using the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa as a criteria to measure the strength of the family. This annual ritual celebration provides the framework and...
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The Permanent State of Crisis in Back America

July 10, 2010

The election of Barack Obama has obscured the tragic and ugly side of what is happening in poor and working African America neighborhoods, especially to young black men. As Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow points out, “today an astounding percentage of the African American community is warehoused in prisons or trapped...
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