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We Suffer From Violence Too: Breaking the Silence on Violence Against Black Women

Written By: Betty Rosenda Green, WFTF Family Member   Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice is facing a two-game suspension but it is his earlier physical assault of his former fiancée in an elevator that has brought the media’s attention back to domestic violence. Domestic violence is pervasive within American society. Black Women are murdered […]

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Notes on Context & Perspective: Why Afrikan People Must Understand and Control Their Own

Context is everything. Context is what makes those lost in the bombing of American cities victims of terrorism while the innocent lost in drone strikes overseas are “necessary casualties.” They who control the context of any event in history ultimately control the public perception of said event both domestically and internationally. For example, let’s say […]

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WFTF Interview on 90.7FM KPFK (Flip The Script Radio Show)

This past Monday, WFTF member, Brandon Be, was interviewed on 90.7fm KPFK’s radio show “Flip The Script” with riKu Matsuda and Vida Starr. If you missed the show last night, you can check out the audio below to find out a little more about WFTF, how we got started, why we do the work we do, […]

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Are Black Women Asking for It?

I was dancing with my girlfriends at a party last weekend when I felt a hand quickly slither up my thighs and grab my vagina. I turned around and violently attacked the stranger who assumed that he was privileged to my body. When mutual friends convinced me to calm down and speak to him, I […]

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A Message From WFTF

Inadequate education, inadequate living conditions, inadequate food, and inadequate opportunity; the cards that we have been historically dealt as a people are abysmal. We walk outside the doors of our homes and find unpaved streets, untended property, and the cold leftovers of Jim Crow. If we were to dive deeper into the halls of our […]

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Event: Lost Youth Candlelight Vigil

  Safety & Security: Our brothers with Pro Executive Protection have volunteered their security services to watch over the event attendees and keep everyone safe. Protection from within, power from within, a better community from within. Check them out Saturday and show them some love and appreciation! Event Poem:

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9-Year-Old Best Actress Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is a Youth Success Story!

Everyone I’d like you to meet the 9-year-old youngest actress ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for “Best Actress” named Quvenzhané Wallis. Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, the daughter of a school teacher and a truck driver. Her name, which is to be properly pronounced as kwuh-ven-zhuh-nay, consists of “Quven-“ which is a […]

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A Message From The Great Nina Simone

  “I think what you’re trying to ask is why am I so insistent upon… giving out to them that BLACK-ness, that BLACK-power, that BLACK pushing them to identify with black culture; I think that’s what you’re asking. I have no choice over it; in the first place, to me we are the most beautiful […]

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Happy Birthday to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Video)

We at Wisdom From The Field would like to wish a happy birthday to one of the world-renown martyrs of the Civil Rights Movement and soldiers of service to our community, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is only appropriate that we share what may be one of his most heart touching, motivational, and pride […]

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