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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Ain’t Having It!!

 

 

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Congress Maxine Waters is given us all LIFE!  In response to remarks made by Bill O’Reilly about her hair…..Waters comeback was EPIC!  Check out the video and be inspired.  One of the quotes we love from her comments was:  “I am a strong BLACK WOMAN.  I CANNOT be intimidated and I’m not going ANYWHERE!”  A more complete clip is also available from MSNBC,

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Two Women Wear Blackface To Serena Williams’ Australian Open Tennis Match

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Here we go again!  Why can’t they leave Serena Williams alone!   At the Australian Open on January 27, 2016, a woman in black face was photographed holding up a sign that said, “Keep Calm And Be Serena”.  Continue reading “Two Women Wear Blackface To Serena Williams’ Australian Open Tennis Match”

“… Most Of The Black Quarterbacks, They Like Running, Because They’re Probably Used To Running From The Law.” – Dexter Manley

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Former NFL Player and two time Super Bowl champion, Dexter Manely joked, “… most of the black quarterbacks, they like running, because they’re probably used to running from the law.”    Check out the video.

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Quote: The “single” story creates stereotypes. And the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story. -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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This quote is taken from a powerful 2009 TED talk video called, “The Danger of A Single Story”.  In the video, Chimamanda Adichie challenges her audience in regard to how stereotypes are by nature singular; framing an issue or concern through only one lens.  Click below to view, “The Danger of A Single Story” video.  I would encourage you to watch the entire video.  It is very POWERFUL!!:

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