Category Archives: African American History

The Border Control Corps of Basel threw my passport on the ground!

(Article written by Lukas Hausendorf of 20 Minutes Basel) Der Zwischenfall ereignete sich am Nachmittag des 7. März am Grenzübergang Basel-Huningue neben dem Novartis Campus. Meistens ist die Zollstation unbesetzt, nicht aber an diesem Tag. Anna Dell’Era, Afroamerikanerin und italienisch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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To My Only Child

To my Only Child (c) I remember when you were only a child, I penned a poem to you explained how life might sometimes be harsh and cold, unfair and cruel This poem on paper somehow disappeared but my beautiful … Continue reading

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks–Read it!!

The book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot,  gripped me from beginning to end. While reading it, I was in the midst of a cancer diagnosis and caught between two battling oncologists different perspectives concerning how my … Continue reading

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Taschira Dell’Era

VOTE FOR OUR DAUGHTER, TASCHIRA, VIA FACEBOOK TREMPLIN JEUNES TALENTS, SCROLL TO VIDEO OF TASCHIRA, CLICK “LIKE” BUTTON.  Thank you!

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Truth Won’t Sleep

my heart bruise mode countenance on alert racial injustice constructed to hurt US…..my county ’tis of thee result of cause and effect We, sardined in Middle Passage boat$ quarantined, milked welfare cheese then denied the right to vote. Coretta’s spirit … Continue reading

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Life bends us backwards, God straightens us up!

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90 FINE!! (Happy Birthday Tribute to Extraordinary Octogenarian Dance Teacher OTHELLA DALLAS)

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