Category Archives: Academic

Beyond African-American Studies.

Passing the torch: From generation to generation—the epic movement toward full equality in America

“And that which touches me most is that I had a chance to work with people, passing on to others that which was passed on to me. To me young people come first, they have the courage where we fail and if I can shed some light as they carry us through the gale. Continue reading Passing the torch: From generation to generation—the epic movement toward full equality in America

Khalifa’s California: Shameful legacy–California led the nation in forced sterilization

Welcome to Khalifa’s California, an exploration of interesting and little known facts about the state sure to elicit an ahh or ohm; an ah-ha or uh-oh; an oh-my or oh-no.

One day in early spring 2003, with little fanfare and hardly any advanced notice, then Governor Gray Davis issued the following apology on behalf of the State of California. Continue reading Khalifa’s California: Shameful legacy–California led the nation in forced sterilization