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October 12th, 2017 - 7:47 am § in Misc.

Origins of Racims .. Ron Brown’s body

This is an ad for for Pepsi around 1945-1946, which is one of the first ads specifically targeted toward Black People. The young black kid in the picture is Ron Brown. Yes, Ron Brown the former United States Secretary of Commerce under Bill Clinton. Yes the Ron” Brown that was the first Black [...]

April 28th, 2016 - 10:04 pm § in Misc., UW

Chinazaor: An Igbo Provost is Fired From The University of Illinois

Chinazor Onianwah  I was full of pride back in 2012 when Prof. Adesida was appointed provost of University of Illinois, it wasn’t just because of his academic achievement, but because I attended high school in the town he hails from, Effon Alaaye Ekiti in Ondo state, Nigeria. Back in late eig[...]

November 29th, 2015 - 5:35 pm § in Misc.

Slain Colorado Springs civilians are people of color

Both civilians killed in Friday’s rampage in Colorado Springs are minorities: Ke’arre Stewart, who is black, and Jennifer Markovsky, a Native Hawaiian. “CBS Denver reports that one of the civilian victims killed has been identified as Ke’arre Stewart, 29, an Iraq War veteran [...]