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#45. Holding Applause until all Names have been Called at Graduation Ceremonies

Commencement: the end of one thing, the start of another. High school and college graduation ceremonies offer the graduate an opportunity to reflect upon the time, effort and sacrifices put into earning their degree. Surrounded by friends and family, faculty, … Continue reading

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What is a Stereotype? The NAACP Targets Newport

All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they’re stereotypes because they’re true. David Cronenberg A word rarely used here is … Continue reading

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#21. Being Quiet During Movies

Black people love going to the movies and enjoying cinematic escapism. Movies offer not only Black people, but all races, the opportunity to immerse themselves into celluloid comfort and to live vicariously through their favorite actors for an hour or … Continue reading

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