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The Icon Series: Reevaluating The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
“I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I cannot remember when I did not so think, and feel.” There is no reason to doubt the sincerity of Abraham Lincoln’s emphatic declaration, written in April 1864, three years into the American Civil War. But as with so much of his early Read More

A letter to my Bi-racial (cough), mixed-raced children

6 months ago Chad 2
Selena, you are only four years old and you say the cutest things. For example, you always say when I tell you I’m a strong black man: ‘but dadddddeeee, you are not black, you’re brown.’ When I ask you what’s mummy’s color then if daddy is brown, you are always stuck, and we both keel Read More

Obama Accept Wall Street Dosh for Speeches

6 months ago Chad 2
The Invisible Aliens admire Barack Obama. A lot. He didn’t get everything right but he ran a scandal free administration and did some good things to advance the interests of marginalised groups. It is because of our deep admiration for the former president that makes us so profoundly disappointed to learn that he was paid Read More

Can Black People Learn From The LGBTQ Community?

7 months ago Chad 6
Nothing is truly lost until you stop looking for it. Have you watched Milk? No, I’m not referring to standing by the refrigerator door and watching the pasteurized yield of the cow’s teats settle at the bottom of a jug. The Milk I am referring to is the 2008 biographical movie starring Sean Penn based Read More