Indigenous American roots are easy to find

23andMe is beefing up its African, East Asian and Native American ancestry capabilities — something it has sorely lacked. Specifically, 23andMe has added to its database 12 new regions across Africa and East Asia. When I first tried 23andMe a few years ago, it told me I was 71 percent West African, which tells me…

via 23andMe’s ancestry tools are getting better for people of color — TechCrunch

WATCH: “Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare” – First Look Trailer (2018/2019) — TwelveTotems.org

 

Shalom, everyone! The following is the first look trailer for the upcoming documentary, “Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare,” produced by filmmaker Tariq Nasheed. This is the fifth installment of the critically-acclaimed “Hidden Colors” film series, a must-watch for all members of the African Diaspora: “Everyone get involved with the production of this epic, […]

via WATCH: “Hidden Colors 5: The Art of Black Warfare” – First Look Trailer (2018/2019) — TwelveTotems.org

Examing Race circa 2018

Frantz Fanon’s Corporeal Malediction Revisited (NeMLA 2019) Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention. deadline for submissions: September 30, 2018 full name / name of organization: Northeast Modern Language Association contact email: eyalhandelsman@gmail.com NeMLA Annual Convention – Washington D.C. – 21-24 March, 2019 Within Frantz Fanon’s landmark text, Peau Noire, Masques […]

via Frantz Fanon’s Corporeal Malediction Revisited — Repeating Islands