Dear Harriet…

Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman were two of the most well-known and respected abolitionists during the American Civil War era. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard, by way of BlackMail4U, that Douglass pinned a letter to Tubman. Both Douglass and Tubman were born into slavery in Maryland. Frederick Douglass escaped to the…

Year of Return: Ghana Grants Citizenship to Africans in the Diaspora

Greetings Folks, I’m feeling great today because I saw some great news. The following comes from Quartz Africa. 126 African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans were granted citizenship in Ghana this past Wednesday, November, 27. A ceremony was held at Jubilee House, the seat of government, and it highlighted the year 2019 as the Year of Return….

Native Allies

The gentlemen you see in the feature image of this post are Ute tribe members Dick Charlie (full-blooded Native American) and John Taylor (African American Buffalo soldier who married into the tribe). Throughout this past week, I’ve been doing some research on the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy and it’s effect on the Native American community….