How’d we do our first week? PushBlack Email No 6.




In honor of African American Music Appreciation Month, we’re asking a question…

Hey, PushBlack! Friday’s email has us thinking about race and place. People of color around the world have a shared experience. Check out these shorter reads below and if you have some time on your hands, watch this fourteen-minute video about being a young black woman in Paris. It sounds a whole lot like being young and black in the US.


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PushBlack’s Artist of the Day

Hey family, in honor of African American Music Appreciation Month, we’re asking a question: Which Usher album do you like better: 8701 or Confessions? Comment with your answer on our Facebook Page.

War wasn’t the answer then and it ain’t the answer now. Muhammad Ali always knew that.

Muhammad Ali – one of the greatest boxers in the world – understood that poverty and discrimination knew no boundaries. That’s why he opposed violence against poor people in the US and abroad.

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America’s Ugly Past (and Present) Revealed in Two Unexpected Photos.

Photographer Tyler Shields flips the script to show that racism is the absolute worst. This isn’t the only artist who has taken this approach. Check out comedian Aamer Rahman perfectly explaining the absurdity of racism in this three-minute bit.

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