Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 13 2014

Black Atheists Stand in Solidarity with Week of Action for Marissa Alexander

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To raise awareness about mass incarceration and domestic violence, Black atheist groups will participate in the Mother’s Day Week of Action for Marissa Alexander from May 9th through 18th. Alexander is a Florida mother of three who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for protecting herself against her abusive ex-spouse in 2012. In November …

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May 05 2014

Bring Back Our Girls: May 5th Protests/Events

Bring Back Our Girls demonstration: We ask you to join on on May 5th, 2014 at 6pm, on the corner of Crenshaw Blvd and King Blvd (by the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall) to stand in solidarity. These girls are daughters, sisters, and friends and we need to show them that we care and will not …

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May 01 2014

Bring Back Our Girls: African Agency & the Kidnapping of Nigerian School Girls

In the post, “Everyone is an Expert on Nigeria Now” blogger Atane discusses African political agency and why Western takes on the recent kidnapping of Nigerian school girls in Chibok by Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram reek of paternalism: 1. After the news broke that some of the kidnapped girls had been taken across the …

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