School of Hope Fights to Retrieve Funding from D.I.Y White Savior Industrial Complex

“Rebuild School of Hope” chuffed.org campaign page — the campaign is currently unavailable/closed by the administrator


*as an anti-oppressive social (justice) movement


Daniel Betty (my grandfather and grandson of Dublin Lee), Hartibel Betty (my Grandmother) and my Uncle Atlee, around 1960 in Jamaica.



Addressing Keke Palmer and Decolonizing Black Health, Wellness, and Healing


Let’s talk about Blackface as Minstrelsy, Blackfishing, and cultural appropriation

Irenne Dunne in Show Boat (1936) — https://www.themakeupgallery.info/racial/minstrel/showboatid.htm


Sourced from Instagram, Nuestra Matria Borken, @nuestra_patriapr


Garveyism, Black sovereignty, and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and African Communities League

Marcus Aurelius “Mosiah” Garvey


In the midst of protest and pandemic, how should we engage with Beyoncé and Disney’s Black Is King?

Design by Shari Betty


Anti-Blackness in U.S. Immigration Policy — Part 1

Guadeloupean woman, circa 1910, Ellis Island, New York. Ellis Island Photographs from the Collection of William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration, 1902–1913

undocumented welfare queen”

Lisa Betty

Lisa Betty is a PhD Candidate in History and Course Instructor at Fordham University.

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