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10 Books That Shifted Society

African-American literature is bountiful in its unique and varied genres ranging from slave narratives, to the artistry of the Harlem Renaissance era, down to its…

Shifting Society: Dunbar Learning Complex

Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex is part of an educational initiative that emphasizes the “two-generation” approach – helping both children and parents to generate the best…

Shifting Society: Black Girls CODE

Girls don’t like science. Girls don’t code. Girls don’t build computer apps. In fields dominated by white and Asian men, women and young girls interested…

Shifting Society: Gregory Porter

If you haven’t heard of Gregory Porter, allow us to introduce you to the Grammy Award-winning  jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actor. Raised in Bakersfield, California, Porter’s is…

Shifting Society: Ava DuVernay

 Director Ava DuVernay has only made four movies, but she’s already broken barriers in the film industry. The one-time film publicist harbored a desire to…

Shifting Society: Ta-Nehisi Coates

An early interest in books and writing essays as punishment worked oddly in Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ favor. As national correspondent at The Atlantic, he writes about…

10 Speeches That Shifted Society

Words can be a powerful tool for change. Here are 10 speeches by African-Americans whose words impacted everyone who heard them. President Obama’s 2009 Inaugural…