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Race.

The minute I say that I’m African American people cast that word “race,” on me faster than the net that they used to catch Kunta Kinte in Roots.

Race is a dangerous concept and it’s source, the evolution of the Western response to human differences and diversity, from treating non-Europeans as titillating alien curiosities to enslaved chattel, colonial subjects and global pawns in a game of winner take all; is the end result of 2000 years of wrangling over what human means, what the divine means, what our destiny means when it doesn’t look like us.

African American is not a race. African American is a cultural designation.  It’s as socio-political as Black, Negro, Colored, before it.  Its an old term, first appearing in print in America in the late 18th century.  Jesse Jackson didn’t invent it and please don’t bore me with “you’re not African,” because its…

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Posted by:Semper Phresh

Kay Brown, has been sweating, teaching, dancing, training and motivating others in the fitness industry for over 15 years. She is an internationally-known educator in the area of weight loss, strength and conditioning, and exercise. She is the owner of Sweat N Swag Fitness, LLC. Prior to Sweat N Swag, Kay was an active duty Marine and fitness enthusiast. She has a bachelor's degree in Dance, and is a certified Strength and Conditioning Coach. These days, she spends her time helping others become the "true version" of themselves while staying true to the mission of, "Making the world better, ONE healthy body at a time!" She loves her veggies, loves hanging out with her hubby and daughter and might have a Pinterest obsession with all things fitness, wonder woman, and vegan recipes.

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