I'm Pam Newman.
I am awesome every day & you are too.
Follow my butt on Twitter!
I'm a writer of aricles, poems & songs. Here's some cool stuff I wrote.
Ruby Bridges, the little girl who integrated New Orleans public schools, meets with President Obama.
ruby… one of the fearless ones.
Also, think about how young this woman is. 1960 was only a half a century ago.
Ms. Bridges walked into an empty school building for first grade because of the color of her skin within the lifetime of many other living people.
When people say racism is dead, or that nobody thinks about color at all - consider Ms. Bridges story and life, and the people who opposed her attending school that day who are still alive, contributing to society and voting. Think about the children they’ve raised and how they think about society. Some of them may create the laws that effect our lives.
Our job is to diligently maintain dignity for ourselves, demand respect and prove that skin color is physical through our actions. We are all people who share a common bond.
- mer1122 likes this
- alla-butler reblogged this from thefatwren
- ineverhadalphabetsoupbefore likes this
- blackculinaryhistory reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory
- passionatorr reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- kathleencarlin reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory
- bobthegenericuser likes this
- lauratheoutlandish likes this
- sweetietooth likes this
- getrightdowntoit reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- getrightdowntoit likes this
- whiteelephantintheroom likes this
- takeoffthebluess likes this
- brooklynnnnnwegohard reblogged this from nubian-beginnings
- dangerishername reblogged this from sirmoore
- dangerishername likes this
- beautybehindthebeast reblogged this from muchadoeaboutnothing
- sirmoore reblogged this from ziggiefresh16
- soulothought reblogged this from blackbutrfly
- ziggiefresh16 reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- stuckonmusic reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- stuckonmusic likes this
- warrennotg likes this
- serina likes this
- lifesentences likes this
- writingwhatcomestomind likes this
- thegreatpumpkin likes this
- awesome-everyday reblogged this from blackgirlphresh and added:
- blackbutrfly reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- thatssorhi likes this
- spicyfruit reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- spicyfruit likes this
- awesome-everyday likes this
- nubian-beginnings reblogged this from blackgirlphresh
- blackgirlphresh reblogged this from anindiscriminatecollection and added:
- blackgirlphresh likes this
- lunasuazo reblogged this from xaymacans
- xaymacans reblogged this from weatherall
- ziziwest likes this
- ubernutella likes this
- glamaphonic likes this
- muchadoeaboutnothing likes this
- weatherall reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory
- lolololori reblogged this from merlincrub and added:
- lolololori likes this
- merlincrub reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory and added:
- academygray likes this
- firebunny3000 likes this
- legendarywomen reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory
- winequeen reblogged this from coolchicksfromhistory