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The Adidas Controversy: Wage Slavery and the Shackling of Black Youth

by Ewuare X. Osayande When I first saw the photo of the Adidas sneaker JS Roundhouse Mid online, I thought it was a crude meme or somebody‚Äôs idea of a bad joke. It was very hard for me to take seriously. What corporation would place such a product on the market? And why? Then I …

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Marissa Alexander Offers Support and Encouragement to Stand Our Ground!

In a hand-written letter dated June 21, 2012, Marissa Alexander, African American mother unjustly serving a 20 year sentence for defending herself in Florida, extends her support and appreciation to Ewuare X. Osayande, creator and editor of Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, a project that seeks to raise $50,000 to …

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Osayande Stands His Ground for Marissa Alexander

Listen to Ewuare X. Osayande at the “Standing Our Ground” Rally for Marissa Alexander Activist and poet Ewuare Osayande joined other speakers including Pam Africa at a speak-out/teach-in for Marissa Alexander, African American mother serving a 20 year sentence for defending herself without killing anyone in the same state (FL) that failed to arrest George …

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