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Introducing Anti-Racism to Children While Honoring Innocence

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman(Originally Posted: June 8, 2020) We are living in unique times, where the conversation around race, anti-racism, and equity are at the forefront of our minds. We are living amongst a new generation of activists--not just those who are marching in the streets, but activism through social media, as… Continue reading Introducing Anti-Racism to Children While Honoring Innocence

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What Can We Do?

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman(Originally Posted: June 8, 2020) Over the past few days and weeks, there has been a lot of discussion surrounding what people can do to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Let me start by saying this, the movement is about more than police brutality. It's about ending gang violence, the… Continue reading What Can We Do?

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The Power and Importance of White Allies

Written By: Kendall A. and Lucia B.(Originally Posted: June 2, 2020) The last post focused specifically on peoples of the Black diaspora uniting and coming together under the banner of being "Black in America." The focus of this article is on the need for support from White allies in creating tangible change. Allies have a… Continue reading The Power and Importance of White Allies

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Uniting the Black Diaspora

Written by: Kendall A. | Umm Iman(Originally Posted: June 2, 2020) As our country faces the murder of yet another Black male at the hands of police brutality, it not only sickens my heart, but also causes me to reflect on the need for all members of the Black diaspora to come together.In my conversations… Continue reading Uniting the Black Diaspora