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Learning About the History of My Community

My race and social justice class had this big project to present for Brooklyn Connections, based on the Civil Rights movement in Brooklyn. Doing this project was stressful but really exciting at the same time. Learning about my community and how it was back during the Civil Rights movement was very interesting. For our project we decided to create a […]

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Black Lives Matter Summit

I was able to attend the 2019 Black Lives Matter Summit at Laguardia Community College with my teachers, principal, and fellow classmates from the Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice. Activist Shaun King and Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli were special guest speakers at this summit. Another special guest who spoke on one of the panels called Literary Justice and Education […]

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Tribute to Stanley Kinard

  The first time I’ve seen this tall, brown skin older man, with a tall hat and long shirt I was curious as who he was and why my Principal, Tabari Bomani was so eager to see him.  This man that my Principal was conversing with was Mr.Stanley Kinard. Mr. Kinard was an educator who served as Founder and long-time Executive […]

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I Stand With Angela

Angela Davis is a American political activist who was a  part of the black panther party that was founded in 1966 and she played a major role during the Civil Rights Movement.  This year Angela Davis was supposed to be given an award for “one of the most globally recognized champions of human rights, giving voice to those who are […]

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