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Random Musings::

Common Vision + Stipend + Job Training = More Trees!

  The fine folks over at Common Vision are currently organizing the Winter Tree planting tour. Common Vision has been around for a decade planting fruit trees and working to improve food…

Nelson Mandela

Amandla! REST IN POWER  1918-2013

Moving on…

On the final day of November I wake up at 5:00am. I lay in bed, frozen in a warm space and try hard to ignore the urge to get up….

Black Pop w/ Artist Xavier Payne Pt.2

Yesterday we introduced you to artist Xavier Payne. We had such a great time getting to know this young man that broke his interview up in two parts. Here’s where…

Get To Know An HBG ( Happy Black Girl)

Folks stay talking about The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Once a week, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys…

Dreadlocks & Afros are too distracting???

Tulsa school sends girl home because ‘dreadlocks’ and ‘afros’ are too distracting (via Raw Story ) A father in Oklahoma said this week that he was forced to pull his…

Ask A Slave : Episode 1

  “Ask a Slave” is a new webseries I stumbled across earlier today. It’s my understanding that it’s inspired by actual questions the actress Azie Dugney heard while working as a historical…