Tag Archive | "Race"

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Color Blind or Color Bold?

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Race in America remains at the pinnacle of hot topics people seldom like to talk about, but Housatonic is confronting the race issue head on, exploring topics like the law murdering unarmed black men, women and children; the upgraded Jim Crow laws of mass incarceration; and major book publishers rewriting text books to skew African […] Continue Reading…

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They’re Black, and Better Than Ever!

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

This season’s fall television lineup is packed with juicy dramas, gut busting comedies, and compelling stories. But who is dominating the small screen with big roles? Black women. Forget about the nannies and the assistants you used to see them play. Now they are center stage, portraying powerful positions while staying stylish. A wider spectrum […] Continue Reading…

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The Revolution Will Be Staged

Posted on 20 October 2015 by

“I want what we are doing to be a catalyst for change,” explains Jeorge Watson. co-founder of The Black Revolutionary Theater Workshop.  He then turns to his female friend and asks if she is okay with him continuing the interview. “I want people to look at the situation differently,” Watson adds, then quotes James Baldwin, […] Continue Reading…

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The Black Sheep

Posted on 21 April 2015 by

When I was a kid I had no clue I was different from anyone in my family. I didn’t know that I was white and they were not. Obviously I wasn’t color blind, I could see that my complexion paled in comparison to my grandmother’s. Half Black, half Cuban, my grandmother had beautiful brown skin, […] Continue Reading…