Honoring black history—the triumphs and struggles, the innovations and the artistic, cultural, social and political achievements. Black resistance.
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Unbought and Unbossed ©Dawn Minott |a Gwawdodyn Byr for Black History Month, with audio
Undeterred, glass ceiling-breaker!
Freedom Ad ©️Dawn Minott | a Shadorma for Black History Month
Up until the end of the Civil War, more than 200,000 ads to recapture enslaved people who walked away from slavery were published in American newspapers.
Conquest of Paradise ©️Dawn Minott |a Shadorma for Black History Month
In 1492, the year Christopher Columbus made landfall on an island in the Caribbean—and the waves of European exploration, conquest and settlement that followed—it started a massive global exploitation of indigenous populations from Africa to the Americas with spin-off consequences that still reverberate in the lives of black and brown peoples today.
Folding Chair ©️Dawn Minott | a Shadorma for Black History Month
Black resistance means creating space to be heard and seen.
Black History Month: 2023 Theme—Black Resistance
African Americans have consistently resisted historic and ongoing oppression, in all its forms. Nearly 179 years ago, the Rev. Henry Highland Garnett proposed that the only path to freedom, justice, and equality; self-determination; and/or social transformation is RESISTANCE. In thunder tones, Garnett shouted: Let your motto be resistance! resistance! RESISTANCE! By resisting Black people have …
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