This black history month The Root is asking notables about the personal and pivotal events from their own lifetimes in a series we call My Black History. Professor Michael Eric Dyson is an ordained minister, a University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and author of nineteen books, including four New York Times bestsellers. His latest book is Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America.
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This Black History Month The Root is asking writers and other notables about the personal and pivotal events from their own lifetimes in a series we call 'My Black History'. Lorraine Toussaint is an award winning actress and producer. Recently, she’s received acclaimed reviews for her roles in Orange Is The New Black, Selma and currently stars in the fox series Rosewood.
Peabody Spotlight: Black Power and Creative Expression
This installment is called Black Power and Creative Expression, which showcases both local and national programming provided African-Americans vehicles to express themselves through art and performance.
OUT LOUD: The Appropriation Of Black Women's Bodies
So many women go through procedures to enhance their bodies and often mirror what Black women have naturally. Four Black women express what they love about themselves and how it makes them confident, despite society praising non women of color for purchasing their features.