Twin Ports Juneteenth

Twin Ports Junetheenth is a annual celebration in the Duluth MN & Superiro WI (Twin Ports) community and is held on Barker’s Island. Juneteenth a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans.  It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Even after the emancipation day,…

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Gaslighting and Whataboutism Rampant on Black Twitter In the Wake of Discrimination in Ukraine

Gaslight

When the Russian army invaded Ukraine, many African Americans posted their opinion that it’s “none of our business”. Dr. Umar echoed this opinion, saying Africans should “mind our own business”. Apparently he didn’t know that African Ukrainians exist, and that many Africans and Caribbean diasporans live and study there. Of…

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Africans Are Even Being Prevented From Boarding Trains in Ukraine

2022-02-27 Africans Prevented From Boarding Trains in the Ukraine

The official visuals of Ukrainians blocking Africans from getting on trains. #AfricansinUkraine pic.twitter.com/hJYpM3LY0A — Damilare / ViF (@Damilare_arah) February 26, 2022 This doesn’t look like right wing extremism was not a big deal. #AfricansinUkraine Visuals of the day. Ukraine left African families stranded at the train pic.twitter.com/HDyYh40fgm — Damilare /…

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