The U.S. is not the only place where the advance of racism and misogyny in politics has spurred Black women to run for office at unprecedented levels. In Brazil, a record 1,237 Black women will be on the ballot this Sunday in the country’s Oct. 7 general election.
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It’s a very humbling thing when you get outside of the U.S. to see that there are many people that have patterned their fight on what Black Americans have done here 50 years ago, and it makes you realize that we can’t afford to lose that respect in the world and we can’t afford to lose hope.
The Rondo Book Children’s Book Series is the result of a partnership between In Black Ink, Rondo Avenue Inc. and the Minnesota Humanities Center with funding from the Minnesota Historical Society.
First of a two-part story Robyne Robinson has long been a pioneer in Twin Cities’ media. Apart from scoring exclusive interviews with the likes of such legends as the late Prince, she also made history in her own right as the first Black woman to anchor a local primetime newscast. Now she’s making history […]
This essentially forced Black farmers out of agriculture for over several decades. In 1920, Black farmers represented one out of seven U.S. farmers; by 1992, the number of Black farmers in America had declined to just one out of 100.
When analyzing these problems, researchers and others tend to focus on how the experiences of racial minorities compare with those of Whites. Often missing is whether there are differences among individuals of the same racial group in terms of how they experience bias.
The activist group will award $10K mini-grants to selected political action committees and grassroots organizations leading transformative work in their communities.
The annual event, which kicked off with a performance by none other than the Justice Page Middle School Band, served as fundraiser and celebration for the organization he co-founded with his wife in 1998. Since launching, the organization has awarded nearly $15 million in scholarship grants to more than 7,000 students of color graduating from a Minnesota high school to attend a Minnesota post-secondary institution.
Angela Conley made an impressive showing in the primaries. Of the 35,000 votes cast, just 1,146 ballots separated her and McLaughlin, with Conley seizing 42 percent.
The event comes after Rambo was robbed and pistol-whipped one evening in late July by five teens who flagged him down on University Avenue, ostensibly hitching a ride to the next light rail train station.