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Mahogany L. Browne is a poet and author who is organizing the Women of the World Poetry Slam at New York’s Pratt Institute. She gives her Brief But Spectacular take on “Black Girl Magic” and the struggles facing African-American women in modern society. If you want the full screen, Click HERE.
Why Is the N.Y.P.D. After Me? By NICHOLAS K. PEART NY Times December 17, 2011
One evening in August of 2006, I was celebrating my 18th birthday with my cousin and a friend... We were talking, watching the night go by, enjoying the evening when suddenly, and out of nowhere, squad cars surrounded us. A policeman yelled from the window, “Get on the ground!" What Nicholas and his friends was experienceing was institutional racism. See Full Article
C.P. Jones in "Levels of racism: a theoretic framework and a gardener's tale" brilliantly addresses this topic."