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The Forgotten History of Juneteenth

Safisha Nzingha Hill, Ph.D. Dr Pamela “Safisha Nzingha” Hill, is an Afrocentric Scholar and serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Social Work at The University of Texas, Arlington Around the weekend of the 19th of June, many Black communities in Texas and as well as those across the country, celebrate Juneteenth […]

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We are in this Together

Yes, it’s a phrase we are hearing over and over again. Prayerfully, the scientific suggestion that repetition ignites memorization lives on. We want you to remember that each of us has a responsibility to protect ourselves. To be mindful of those around us, to give, and to aide. We are so thankful for those who […]

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Take A Stand

We need a positive outlook in these perilous times where justice is challenged and faithfulness seems to be few and far between. However, I strongly believe this weekend was a snippet of hope for our community. Similarly, we witnessed unity in the community. Above all, regardless of your denomination, skin color, or political background, you were […]

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It’s Time

Dr. King once said that “The time is always right to do what is right.” Over the past couple of weeks the news has been filled with tragic news surrounding our youth. So I believe it is imperative that we remember each of us has a responsibility. In Mary McLeod Bethune’s Lat Will and Testament, she […]

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Denton Juneteenth

Welcome to our blog Here our blog gives event updates while discussing our community cultural, political, & educational climate. We aim to celebrate our heroes and support our younger generation Literature is a key to unite and improve our local society. In the meantime, take this nugget with you: “You can only become truly accomplished […]