“Nigger” What Does This Word Mean to YOU?

“Nigger” What Does This Word Mean to YOU?

Posted on 14. Nov, 2014 by .

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Where did the term “NIGGER” Originate?     THE WORD “NIGGER” WAS CREATED DURING SLAVERY BY OPPRESSORS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS. THE WORD WAS USED TO DEMEAN AND DEHUMANIZE BLACKS. IT WAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FALSELY CREATED PERCEPTION THAT BLACKS WERE INFERIOR, LAZY, UGLY, THIEVING, GOOD-FOR-NOTHING CLOWNS. TODAY, MANY BLACKS USE THE “NIGGER” WORD AS A […]

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Peculiar Relationships by Gwen Ragsdale

Peculiar Relationships by Gwen Ragsdale

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .

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My novel PECULIAR RELATIONSHIPS is now available for purchase. Peculiar Relationships is a fictional and semi-autobiographical novel based on the evolving relationships and interactions between black women and white women from slavery, to current day. A series of first person narratives describe how their shared gender, close proximity, dual tasks, positions of power, or lack […]

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The Case For Reparations

The Case For Reparations

Posted on 02. Jun, 2014 by .

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The Case For Reparations Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole. This article, The Case For Reparations,  is a stark reminder and the most comprehensive writing […]

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Black History Showcase April 19-20, 2014

Black History Showcase April 19-20, 2014

Posted on 11. Apr, 2014 by .

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Join us at the 2014 Black History Showcase at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Admission is FREE and its a fantastic time for family and friends to come together to learn and experience the richness of Black culture and history. We’ll be there, so why don’t you come out and experience our exhibit. Again, it’s FREE… […]

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