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How Hundreds Of Years Of Enslavement Impacts Black Bodies Today

Lately, I've been thinking about the epigenetic consequences of slavery on the black body.We often talk about size and weight as things that have genetic components, but we don't really investigate what that that actually means in the flesh. In real time.Like how Afro-Americans today dwarf most continental Africans in size (height and frame), even though that is something that I...

Here’s Why Giving Anonymously May Be The Most Genuine Way To Give

While growing up in a Christian household, I saw and took part in charity endeavors. This was important to my family and part of our values. My family wasn't rich, but we had enough to be able to give to others. Any failings aside, our generosity to others was notable, and we genuinely gave out of a desire to see others do better.Whether it was giving money directly to the homeless,...

Akata Is No Word For Black Americans, And We Cannot Reclaim What Was Never ours

"Why Akata is no word for Black Americans"By Siete Saudades I recently saw an article by a young activist, Chelsea Neason. Although I commend their brilliance and astute commentary about all other parts of the article, I was alarmed to see them using the term "Akata", not only as a reference for themselves but for our entire people, Black Afro-Americans. One of our...