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Hell Hath No Fury Like…Awakening, Falling Head First into Karma & the Bondwoman’s Vengeance

13 May 2016 KELISHA GRAVES The season 1 finale of WGN America’s Underground was like “BOOM!

A Gritty Cocktail: Messy Axiology, Performing Freedom & the One Drop Rule

29 April 2016 KELISHA GRAVES Ernestine: “We can survive anything,” Sam: “That’s what I’m afraid of

Cities United : How Mayors Are Tackling Gun Violence

Launched in 2011, Cities United is a national movement focused on eliminating the violence in American

“Oh Lord, Pray, Sinner, Come:” The Cultural Reverberations of WGN’s Underground

21 April 2016 KELISHA GRAVES “Oh Lord, pray, sinner, come. Move, Daniel. Move!” -Ms. Ernestine’s song. opening

Characters to Avoid While Online Dating

Oh to the new age of dating, it’s unlikely to find anyone now days who hasn’t

Nat Turner is Coming! A New Trajectory in Black Antebellum Filmography

28 January 2016 Kelisha Graves If you know anything about D.W. Griffith’s original film “Birth of a

Viral Teen YouTube Star Renounces Conservatism

SOURCE:CNN The 13-year-old Internet phenom who gained national attention criticizing President Barack Obama and briefly was

The Audacity of Scandal’s Abortion Scene

SOURCE:THE ATLANTIC Around this time of year, “Silent Night” typically evokes nativity scenes: a mother and

Love Won?

After today’s Supreme Court ruling, some LGBT folks will now have access to the state sanctioned privileges designated

A Woman on the $10 Bill Means….?

The U.S. Department of Treasury has confirmed that we will definitely see a woman on the

SCOTUS and The New Trans Movement

Today is a historic day in the United States, the Supreme Court has just ruled in

The Paradoxical Flag Debate, Does Removing it Matter?

25 June 2015 Kelisha Graves  The memory of African people in this hemisphere of the world

What Will I Teach My Children

  I remember at five years old being scared of two men, who wore black uniforms

Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama,   In July a group of organizers from around the nation will convene


Originally posted on:  www.jamiraburley.com Today Amnesty International USA, released its “Deadly Force” report, which is a state-by-state