African Diaspora

When Black People Cry

 Amadou Diallo, Born in Liberia On September 2,1976 February 1999, it was the midnight hour when shots rang out.  New York plain-clothes police officers shot and killed Amadou Diallo (1976-1999), a 23-year old West African immigrant. He was standing in the doorway of his apartment building when he was confronted by police searching for a …

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African Diaspora

The War In Our Minds

Black Self-Consciousness Are Black people created in the image and likeness of God? If the answer is yes, then let us consider the implications of “double consciousness”. “Double consciousness,” as defined by W. E. B. Du Bois, “is looking at one’s self through the eyes of other.” The other is America, i.e., white America and …

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