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Feminist, Activist, former Young Lords Party and Black Panther Party member, applied cultural anthropologist

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Diaries published: 615 (1 day since last diary on Thu May 28, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 64482 (0 days since last comment on Fri May 29, 2015 at 02:17 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 102731

Total Comment Ratings: 255627

Most Recommended Diary: My response to David Brooks in the NYT, 804 comments, 1629 recommends

People Following Denise Oliver Velez: 1162

Denise Oliver Velez's Most Recent Diaries:

Graphic by Michelle Robinson. Used by permission of the artist. Activist women have walked many different paths, and have come from many different places and life experiences to get to where we ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
United States Army Private First Class William K. Nakamura, U.S. Medal of Honor recipient, awarded posthumously. In "
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 114 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 518 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 229 Recommends
Most people have heard or read the acronym "DWB," which stands for " Driving While Black ," or in many cases "Brown," derived from DWI—Driving While Intoxicated. In ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 218 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 186 Recommends
Flags of U.S. colonial territories The right to vote in the United States does not include every U.S. citizen of voting age. I'm not talking ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 203 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
Langston Hughes' poem, " Harlem " has been floating around in my head, as I watch footage from Baltimore. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 188 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 171 Recommends

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