Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

Dear readers, We don’t need only and exclusively social protests, political movements or even a whole month to remind us what a wonderful thing is having a Black heritage. African-American culture and African descendent traditions should be celebrated and considered everyday. Western societies – especially the USA – should recognize celebrations like Black History Month, remember Juneteenth in June and Kwanzaa in December, and personalities like Wangari Maathai (Nobel Prize winner), Sister Rosetta Tharpe (rock ‘n roll pioneer), and Alice Coachman (first African American woman to win a Gold Medal at the Olympics). A lot of Brown and Black girls, … Continue reading Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

1619 instead of 1776: Nikole Hannah-Jones in building a legacy in American history

Dear readers, Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones hosted a panel at Hofstra University the third day of Black History month. Founder and curator of The 1619 Project, Hannah-Jones spoke to a crowd of high schoolers, college students, parents, instructors, and professors, … Continue reading 1619 instead of 1776: Nikole Hannah-Jones in building a legacy in American history