Tag: Diaspora

Perspective: My YAALI’s Pilgrimage to South Africa
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Perspective: My YAALI’s Pilgrimage to South Africa

By Sylvester Johnson III, Copy Chief Posted 4:53 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 12, 2017 Statements such as “welcome back my brothers and sisters” and questions like “how did you elect Trump?” were not words that greeted us once we got off the airplane or plastered on a billboard in Johannesburg. This was how we were greeted…

PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration
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PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 7:25 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 Adjacent to the brand new Smithsonian National African American History and Culture Museum and just below the Washington Monument, thousands rapped along to “Fight the Power” as infamous hip-hop group Public Enemy captivated the audience in celebration of the museum’s opening. Hours before, President…