In light of President Trump's recent revival of the Keystone and Dakota access pipelines, in addition, to the past and present treatment of Native Americans, do the lives of our nations original inhabitants matter in a country that continues to marginilize their existence?
Millions of people of color from all over the world struggle with their skin tone, and go through life feeling ashamed, unattractive, and lesser than. These insecurities are being leeched off of by the billion dollar skin bleaching companies that promise security in a bottle of a cream that often may come with horrible or even deadly side effects.
Why can't we just go back to the simpler times, you know? A time when good ol' Leave It To Beaver and The Andy Griffith Show graced our screens, and you didn't have to tell your wife to get in the kitchen and cook you a sandwich, she already knew her role.
Education is a cornerstone for our society: without the proper education of all of its citizens, how can a society expect to efficiently progress and compete with foreign countries? The decisions that states like South Dakota and Texas are making in regards to their academic curriculums, will surely have an impact on future Americans.
Inside is just a morsel of the good, the bad, and the ugly, in regards to the enigma that is black history: the history of dark others that were shipped from a land, their own, to slave for the sake of others for centuries, yet became much more. Within are 28 lesser known black history facts, spanning not just black American history, but black history from around the world. Check it out.
Just another case of what could have been and never was, in the ongoing saga of a racially turbulent America. The Rosewood Massacre, like the Destruction of Black Wall Street, and the deaths of Emmett Til and countless other black men, started with the false allegation of the assault of a white woman.
Armed with both growing fears of an increasingly darker population of Brasilians, and the desperate embrace of pseudo-scientific beliefs of white superiority, the Brasilian elite took measures to "whiten" itself by opening its borders to millions of European immigrants while banning African immigrants. Needless to say, it worked.