Author archives: Jermaine Broadnax

Tattoos

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The English word tattoo,  is derived from the Polynesian word tatau or tatu, however black people have been recognizing their bodies with tattoos ,on every single continent, for tens of thousands of years. Not to be confused with scarification, which involves a formation of cutting your skin, etched, burned or branded into a design to create a bea[...]

Dr. Percy L. Julian

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African Americans living in Alabama, and the rest of the south grew restless, this would start the Great Migration out of the south. Southern African Americans moved to northern cities as well as the west coast. Between 1915 and 1920, 1 million African Americans moved to the North; another 1 million moved to the North and West in the 1920s & 1930's, whic[...]