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Middle Passage

NAACP Journey for Justice Will Advance Voting Rights

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Latino Voices
Ana Garcia-Ashley

Whether it is seeking to deport people whose massive contributions help make the United States rich, or keeping people of color from getting to the polls, structural racism is the common theme that runs through our work.

Getting Off Our High Horse

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Too many treat greatness not as a responsibility but as an entitlement, an inheritance that was earned for them. They fail to grasp that the struggle for our values is the prize. Take it for granted and it slips away. We will defeat enemies like the Islamic State by learning from our past, not airbrushing it.

Rare Portrait of a Slave En Route to American Colonies Recalls Horrors of the Middle Passage

Thomas Davidson | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Thomas Davidson

Portraits of individual Africans who were enslaved and brought to the Americas are incredibly rare, and in virtually all instances the portraits were done long after the horrors of the Middle Passage. There is one clear exception to this rule, however.

Soul Murder

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

We've barely begun to acknowledge, let alone heal, the profound brokenness of human culture. We're still lost in the Age of Exploration.

Art and Technology Meet Anthropology in a Show Called Passage

Max Eternity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Max Eternity

Employing photography, sculpture and video within the 3 rooms of Krowswork Gallery -- located in Downtown Oakland -- anthropology and technology are wed in the show.

Graphic Film About Slave Trade Too Much For Nine-Year-Olds?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Middle Passage" is a film that doesn't pull any punches. The HBO-produced feature, directed by French film-maker Guy Deslauriers and starring Djimon...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.