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Ta-Nehisi Coates Is an Optimist Now
"[O]ur politics occurs within the imagination of the citizen. If I don’t believe that black people are human, it really doesn’t matter what you say to me about policy. So the question is: How do we decide who gets to be human and who doesn’t? How do we decide who our heroes are, and who our heroes aren’t? All of that is tied together in the stories we tell ourselves. [...]"
storytelling  law  politics  narrative  black  BlackLivesMatter  citizenship  democrats  democracy  usa 
4 weeks ago by allaboutgeorge
Tender Photos of Black Men That Redefine Masculinity - VICE
There is a refusal embedded in my pictures, but also my use of shadow and light, and decisions about display, points to me as a black male taking ownership of signifying the beauty and possibility of these bodies.
art  photography  african  BlackLivesMatter  beauty  men 
september 2017 by allaboutgeorge
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We annotated Jesse Williams’ powerful BET speech on social justice and why
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june 2016 by allaboutgeorge
Closing the doors — Medium
“Will be the last social movement that’s allowed to arise…” — 
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february 2016 by allaboutgeorge
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“Will be the last social movement that’s allowed to arise…” — 
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february 2016 by allaboutgeorge
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Speaking w/ reinforces that the struggle is real and we will prevail
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january 2016 by allaboutgeorge
Campaign Zero
Speaking w/ reinforces that the struggle is real and we will prevail
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january 2016 by allaboutgeorge
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The scene on the Bay Bridge where protesters are blocking traffic
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january 2016 by allaboutgeorge
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Breaking: protesters have blocked the Bay Bridge west bound for
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january 2016 by allaboutgeorge
Twitter / allaboutgeorge: "What is the role of a media ...
"What is the role of a media outlet in a community? Whose story is it there to tell?"
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july 2013 by allaboutgeorge

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