Month: May 2018

Stories We Forgot II: Libyan Slave Trade

May 21, 2018

INTRO In late 2017, a grainy video of Black, African men from various West African nations shocked the world. The video showed what appeared to be an auction in Tripoli, Libya; and for sale? The men and their service, for approx. $400. The video brought focus to the exploitation that many migrants and refugees face […]

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Positive Profile II: W. Kamau Bell

May 13, 2018

Walter Kamau Bell, Father, Husband, Stand-up Comic and eloquent journalist. The unique combination of skills that this Emmy Award winning African-American man brings to the table make room for us all in his CNN series: ‘United Shades of America’. Who better to tell the story of the mosaic of minorities living in America than someone […]

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Positive Profile I: Donte Robinson + Rashon Nelson

May 5, 2018

Today is the first ‘Positivity Profile’ post! Let’s honour Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson today, as they are setting a great example for young people. Now you might have heard about the recent arrests that took place at a Starbucks in Downtown Philadelphia. On April 12, 2018 The two young men were poised to hold […]

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Stories We Forgot About: Jagtar S. Johal

May 3, 2018

This is the story of Jagtar S. Johal, a horrific story I shared previously, and will link below. If you are not familiar with his story, please have a read on the link below, and I will briefly bring you up to speed. Jagtar S. Johal was illegal abducted from the streets of Punjab, and […]

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