#BHM2020: Negro History Week

*Updated from a February 1st, 2018 Black Like Vanilla IG Post Negro History Week, now celebrated as Black History Month, was founded in 1926 by the renowned Black historian Carter G, Woodson. But its history goes back even further. In 1915, Woodson and the minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association For…

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Sounds About White: Ugandan Climate Activist Vanessa Nakate Conveniently Cropped Out of AP Photo with White Climate Activists

This is Vanessa Nakate, a 23-year old climate activist from Uganda. On Friday, she joined other climate activists, including Greta Thunberg who inspired Nakate to start her own climate movement in Uganda, for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During a news conference, Nakate joined four other climate activists:…

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