a time to wear black in America is now


MOURNING IN AMERICA.–KAS

Lawmakers to Wear Black to Trump’s 1st State of the Union to Protest Gender Violence

JAN 10, 2018

And some lawmakers are planning to wear black during President Trump’s first State of the Union address later this month to protest sexual harassment and assault and to show solidarity with the #MeToo and “Time’s Up” movements seeking to end gender violence and abuse. President Trump has been accused of sexual harassment, assault or misconduct by at least 16 women.

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Why so many people are wearing black to the Golden Globes – Vox

3 days ago – After the suffragette movement ended, it became common for women politicians and their supporters to wear white as a callback to the movement. Shirley Chisholm wore white in 1969 when she became the first African American woman elected to Congress, and again on her presidential campaign posters …

Black America has been playing by white America’s rules. If we want …

Jul 17, 2015 – We wear the mask that grins and lies,. It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes —. This debt we pay to human guile;. With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,. And mouth with myriad subtleties. For black Americans, our mask is our unspoken anger, disguising our deep disappointment, and reining in our …

Women Explain Why They’re Wearing Black at Golden Globes …

Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, America Ferrara, and more talk about Time’s Up. Getty. By Erica Gonzales. Jan 7, 2018. Women are wearing black to the 2018 Golden Globe Awards to protest sexual harassment and raise awareness for Time’s Up, a new initiative fighting sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond.

A show of power, not fashion: dressing for the post-Weinstein Golden …

https://www.theguardian.com › Fashion › Golden Globes 2018

3 days ago – From left: Meryl Streep, Ai-jen Poo, Natalie Portman, Tarana Burke, Michelle Williams, America Ferrera, Jessica Chastain, Amy Poehler, and Saru … kiss on Ai -jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, was one of many who chose to wear black and to bring a female activist as a date. This …

In Order for Black Americans to Appropriate African Cultures… – Verily …

verilymerrilymary.com/2015/09/black-american-african-cultural-appropriation.html

Sep 13, 2015 – Assuming that Black Americans are wearing certain outfits, accessories, or body paints because of their trendiness dismisses those who wear them as a means of expressing their African identity. Zipporah rightfully observed in her article that high fashion and mainstream fashion industries are incorporating …

Black Americans Wearing African Clothing Is NOT Cultural – Our Legaci

Sep 7, 2015 – It’s being slaughtered, with a slew of would be writers refusing to actually research the meaning of the term before tossing it around carelessly. So is the case with a recent article declaring, that Black Americans were culturally appropriating African cultures by wearing African clothing. It goes without saying,  …

Why do African Americans seem fascinated with wearing high brand …

Mar 2, 2016 – I grew up in the 90s and there were a few things I noticed around my black friends was this; we did want the latest brands and we wanted the nicest and most expensive shoes out there. I’ll just talk about shoes specifically because shoes sort of i…

Black America, Please Stop Appropriating African Clothing and Tribal …

May 10, 2017 – It’s basically like a White Australian guy with dreadlocks, Ta moko, wearing Batik. They are all Islanders after all. So he’s not being offensive, right? Africans may not be as vocal as Americanswhen it comes to appropriation rights. And I get that Black America’s history is one marred with so many injustices …

Stars Join to Wear Black on Golden Globes Red Carpet – Variety

variety.com/2018/film/news/golden-globes-red-carpet-dresses-fashion-1202655980/

3 days ago – The group, led by stars like Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington and America Ferrera, was the one to organize the all-black carpet and took the message to social media with #WhyWeWearBlack. Red carpet reporters made an effort to prioritize asking about the #metoo movement rather …

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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