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Omohamed Orit Mohamed


Blavity Staff Writer

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'It Is Chaos, It Is Fear': Two Haitian Activists On The Reality Of Living Under Trump's Racist Immigration Policies

Blavity REPORT -- Haiti is the world’s first independent black republic. It is a country that has endured and triumphed. Despite attempts to exploit, ostracize and demonize the island, Haiti remains a symbol of black resistance and perseverance.In January of 2010, after the devastating earthquake that killed nearly 300,000 Haitians, the Obama administration granted nearly 50,000...

Supporting Transitions: Effective Ways to Guide Students Through Changes

Schools exist in our collective consciousness as agents of both liberation and restraint. Schools can determine if you remain trapped in your cycle of poverty or if you’re able to escape its grasp. Full of both potential and harm, the influence of schools on lives, especially the lives of the marginalized, cannot be overstated.Challenges faced by underprivileged students are often...

9 Inspiring Black Politicians To Watch For In 2018

Politics in 2017 (and most years, tbh) had us feeling defeated and apathetic. Despite the rise of a fervent right wing government, black people have continued to successfully lead and inspire progressives. Although there’s been a lot to recover from, let’s take a moment to acknowledge some of 2017’s political victories by celebrating the wins of black elected officials...