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JUST THE FACTS: Fourth of July Special Presentation Looks at Thomas Jefferson, Racism and Slavery

Space Coast Daily 04 Jul 2022
■ states that it is “by no means outside the mainstream in some fields of scientific research to claim that Africans are cognitively and/or culturally inferior specimens of humanity not fully evolved from earlier forms or left behind in the course of recent and rapid biological and cultural evolution.”.
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Today's events for July 4

The Post and Courier 04 Jul 2022
TODAY. Aiken Women in Black and Moms Demand Action will hold a Vigil for Peace and Nonviolence from 4-5.30 p.m. today at the entrance to Aiken Estates, across from the Fresh Market along Whiskey Road ... All, including children and men, are welcome ... today ... TUESDAY ... Wednesday, July 29, at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture, 120 York St.
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Morocco: Rabat Launched As Capital of African Culture

All Africa 03 Jul 2022
Rabat, Morocco Morocco Bureau -- RABAT, Morocco's capital city, has officially been launched as the Capital of African Culture, a development that raises the city's international profile ....
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Friends co-creator to donate $4m amid embarrassment over show’s whiteness

The Observer 03 Jul 2022
An Inside Look at the Show That Defined a Television Era, said Friends occupied a central place in American pop culture ... The professorship Kauffman plans to establish within Brandeis’ African and African American studies department aims to support scholarship on the peoples and cultures of Africa and the African diaspora.
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IN BLACK & WHITE & LIVING COLOR

Capital Ethiopia 03 Jul 2022
The exhibition which echoes these sentiments, interrogates racism and all its appendages with keen attention to African identity and culture from 11 artists living and working in the African Diaspora ... These are works that reach back in time towards myth, towards history, and towards African cultural survival.”.
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Pan-African Parliament: Charumbira hits ground running in dismantling regional domination and divisions

Independent online (SA) 03 Jul 2022
Pretoria - President of the Pan-African Parliament, Chief Fortune Charumbira said for the first time in the history of the continental assembly, leadership of the eleven committees have now been equitably shared among all regions, following his unprecedented election as a candidate from the southern region ... We want to destroy that culture.
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Friends creator ‘embarrassed’ of show's lack of diversity | Mint

Live Mint 03 Jul 2022
However, she changed her mind ... Kauffman '78 Chair in African and African American Studies at Brandeis University. According to the LA Times, Kauffman's $4 million for the African and African American studies program will “support a distinguished scholar with a concentration in the study of the peoples and cultures of Africa and the African diaspora.
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Kamala Harris speaks on 'outrageous' repeal of Roe at Essence Festival

ABC7 03 Jul 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris spoke Saturday about the implications of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade ... Harris made the remarks at the Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans, one of the largest African American culture celebrations in the country, where she participated in a "fireside chat" with actress Keke Palmer ... .
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Black Jewish leader works to boost community, inclusiveness

Daily Breeze 03 Jul 2022
“When I think about African enslavement in America and how religion was something that was forced, I believed that the religion I was practicing was not true to who my ancestors were.” ... “Cultural competency is important ... Sabrina Sojourner, an African American Jewish chaplain at St.
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Black Jewish leader works to boost community, inclusiveness

The Grio 03 Jul 2022
“When I think about African enslavement in America and how religion was something that was forced, I believed that the religion I was practicing was not true to who my ancestors were.” ... “Cultural competency is important ... Sabrina Sojourner, an African American Jewish chaplain at St.
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St Paul's Carnival: Scaled-down event honours elders

BBC News 03 Jul 2022
Hundreds of people attended a "scaled-back" St Paul's Carnival focused on going "back to its roots" ... Carnival organisers said it was a "thank you" to the people who had supported them during the pandemic ... The Bristol festival celebrating African-Caribbean culture normally attracts an estimated 100,000 people ... .
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Why language needs to be decolonized

The Telegraph India 03 Jul 2022
"Everything led to the idea that white people were the only ones capable of progress, who had reason and culture," Arndt points out ... People with black skin were seen as inferior human beings, as mere tools without reason and culture, which justified the enslavement of Africans.
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Week Ahead: Fireworks, bike parade, boat parade, concerts, hip-hop, line dancing, more

The Gainesville Sun 03 Jul 2022
Week Ahead. July 3-9, 2022. HAPPENING NOW. FEST Wrestling Presents Crazy From the Heat. 5.30 p.m. today, High Dive, 210 SW Second Ave. Tickets ... UF Fanfare & Fireworks ... $10 ... Text & Image in Global Culture" ... Fascinating look at how words, aesthetics and materials have supported religious, political and socio-cultural agendas for millennia ... African Masquerades".
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Harris compares overturning Roe to legacy of US government 'trying to claim ownership over human bodies'

The Philadelphia Tribune 03 Jul 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday drew a connection between the Supreme Court overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v ... Harris participated in a fireside conversation with actress Keke Palmer before an audience of several hundred people at one of the country's largest African American culture celebrations ... CNN ....

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