Coming Soon: Attack of the 14-Year-Old Black Girl

2016-11-29T17:39:12-05:00

Coming soon from McKinney, Texas Police Productions, it’s the next summer horror science fiction cop flick, Attack of the 14-Year-Old Black Girl! A frightening teen girl in a bikini terrorizes the police force of a small Texas suburb, making them respond with excessive force and [...]

Black Mothers

2016-11-29T17:39:13-05:00

Black Mothers remember you are warriors the root of African Nations courageous resilient resolute you hold truth on your side you are light in the devastation makers of ways when there are none your existence is revolutionary their institutions will try and convince you to chew [...]

Aja Monet’s #SayHerName Poem Asks All to Remember

2016-11-29T17:39:13-05:00

Piercing through the silence a strong and ardent voice emerges. The Poet, Aja Monet is heard to say, “Melissa Williams, Darnisha Harris, Michelle Cassell.” These are the names of many of the girls and women who were injured or killed by police. Sadly, too few have heard [...]

Baltimore Resident Visually Documents Amidst the Blaze and Pain Peace was Always Present

2016-11-29T17:39:13-05:00

Baltimore Mourns Fighting for the Future ::::: #ripfreddiegray #blacklivesmatter #Baltimore ::: #DVNLLN A photo posted by KnownNobody ◼️◾️▪️ (@bydvnlln) on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:53pm PDT Would you lay down for the Cause :::: don't talk my head off I'm just just playing my [...]

How To Win the War on Sexual Assault

2016-11-29T17:39:13-05:00

The Walnut Bowl draws comics at www.thewalnutbowl.com | Follow Walnut Bowl @thewalnutbowl This piece was reprinted by EmpathyEducates with permission or license. We thank the Illustrator, Cartoonist Walnut Bowl. We are grateful for his kindness and for Walnut Bowl's invitation to speak the many ways [...]

National Poetry Month 2015: “A poem should not mean/But be”

2016-11-29T17:39:13-05:00

By Paul L. Thomas, Ed.D. | Originally Published at The Becoming Radical. April 1, 2015 Spring semester 1980, I was a first-year student at Spartanburg Methodist College and the class was Public Speaking 101, taught by Steve Brannon. At that point in my redneck life, I was [...]

Why America’s Higher Education Needs Reform

2016-11-29T17:39:14-05:00

The Walnut Bowl draws comics at www.thewalnutbowl.com | Follow Walnut Bowl @thewalnutbowl This piece was reprinted by EmpathyEducates with permission or license. We thank the Illustrator, Cartoonist Walnut Bowl. We are grateful for his kindness and for broaching what remains hidden; there is a need [...]