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Fallon is the founder of the Document the Silence’s website which was central in spreading and organizing the 2007 online campaign, Be Bold Be Brave Be Red: Ending Violence against Women of Color. Because of her commitment to media justice and ending violence against women of color, Fallon envisioned and helped to create the Cyberquilting Experiment which trains women of color social justice organizations to use new media like twitter, wiki’s, Google wave, video conferencing, Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, and blogs to enrich their administrative and campaign work.

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Brand New Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dbgljZFi1A “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” follows the title character and friends as she navigates through life, love and awkward situations. I love this show. It reminds me of myself. I think I am going to have to find a way to interview her for the Black Youth Project. Let me know what you think.

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A Daughter’s Reflection on Sickness, Intimacy, and her Godmother

When I was a little black girl I would secretly pray to God, the Father, to become sick. You see, when I was sick my non-domestic black mother would cuddle me and become the “ideal mother.” She would busy herself with medicinal concoctions and Vick’s rub. Yes, my mother thought and continues to think; Vick’s […]

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This is why Michael Jackson Was a World Changer!!!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fx2ZmhYHxH4 I find this video, Behind the Mask, to be so inspiring and once again proves that Michael Jackson had such an impact on the world. So, what do you think of the video? If you are interested in being a part of The Behind the Mask productions of Michael Jackson’s videos, please visit this […]

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“Ooh, I’m gonna tell My Daddy what you did”: My Father my Imagined Black Superhero, The Black Texan

What happened this week that made me imagine my father a superhero: This week, I went to the doctor to check on my blood pressure. A couple of weeks ago it was a tad bit above the normal rate and so my doctor wanted to monitor it. So, I scheduled an appointment to come in […]

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Is Creflo Dollar Wrong to Support Eddie Long? What does friendship got to do with Sexual Violence?

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHT86WZvU4w&feature=youtu.be We never think about our frailties when we are receiving the privileges of our entitled position. I think there is accountability to be shared on many levels. And as Bishop Long’s friend, Dollar should encourage him to be both privately and publicly honest about his sexuality and about the misuse of his power. True […]

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Brand New Episode of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKFQ8skCCS0&feature=youtu.be “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” follows the title character and friends as she navigates through life, love and awkward situations. I love this show. It reminds me of myself. I think I am going to have to find a way to interview her for the Black Youth Project. Let me know what you think.

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Web Series

“The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” follows the title character and friends as she navigates through life, love and awkward situations. I love this show. It reminds me of myself. I think I am going to have to find a way to interview her for the Black Youth Project. Let me know what you think. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIVa9lxkbus&feature=youtu.be

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The Stank Eye Woman Syndrome and how Black Male Privilege is to Blame: Are Black Men Really Ignorant of how they “Compartmentalize” their “Female Friends”?

So, in the traditional way in which black people begin their stories, “What had happened was . . .” I attended this event where one of my best male friends was hosting. Upon arriving my best male friend comes and says, pejoratively and with great amusement, “Your friend is over there,” hinting to a black […]

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When a Black Mother takes the Helm: Trisha Fraser is Going to Sue Pro-Life Groups

Standing stalwart face bearing the knowledge of the coming storm with melded limbs of moving muscles sensing the pending fight . . . they dig their feet, their pumps, their gym shoes into the dirt provoking . . . if not downright bear baiting the coming foe . . . yes, things begin to change […]

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Oh, Hell No not on Good Friday: The Movie the Help

I tell you, watching the trailer above all I could do is shake my hand and say, “Hell no.” Yes, I said “hell no” in the shonuff way my Great Aunt Bessie would say with hand on hip gossiping with the mothers of church while cooking Sunday dinner. I tell you, watching this trailer elicited […]

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