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Michael Brown Case: Grand Jury Delivers Findings

Michael Brown Decision Reinforces the Need For a Change In Strategy Supporters of Michael Brown across the nation wanted justice for what they saw as a violent and criminal act in the killing of the black teen. The decision of the Ferguson, MO  Grand Jury not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown has ignited a firestorm ... Read More »

Karyn Parsons’ Nonprofit Sweet Blackberry Uses Film To Teach Children Black History

Karen Parsons

Black history isn’t just for Black Americans. It’s American history; the history of this country and all of its people. Sadly, it’s a history that is often overlooked and risks being lost if not for the active efforts of colleges, universities, the public education system and individuals. – See more at:  Karen Parsons’ Sweet Blackberry Uses Film to Teach Black ... Read More »

NYPD Officer Chokes Black Man To Death

Eric Garner Killed by NYPD chokehold

Police Brutality Kills Yet Another Black Man On Friday, Eric Garner, a Staten Island man was choked to death by an NYPD officer. And while a police brutality headline isn’t uncommon, too often these public officials walk away with little more than a slap on the wrist. What can be done to stop this? This interview was originally reported on ... Read More »

The Harlem Hellfighters

Harlem Hellfighters

The Harlem Hellfighters: Fighting Racism In The Trenches Of WWI From bestselling author Max Brooks, the riveting story of the highly decorated, barrier-breaking, historic black regiment—the Harlem Hellfighters “Up the wide avenue they swung. Their smiles outshone the golden sunlight. In every line proud chests expanded beneath the medals valor had won. The impassioned cheering of the crowds massed along ... Read More »

Remembering Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Dorothy I. Height

Civil Rights Leader & Activist Dorothy Irene Height Today we celebrate Dorothy Height’s 102nd birthday. Google Tributes Dorothy Height with a Doodle on Her 102nd Birthday If you’re in the United States, today you’ll see activist Dorothy Height represented in the Doodle at the top of your screen. Dr. Height would have been 102 years old today.  Dorothy Irene Height ... Read More »

RHEINLAND A Film About the Forgotten “Rheinland Children”

RHEINLAND Being Black and German… RHEINLAND needs your support… … because we will show you a part of history you won’t find in most history books and the fate of the “Rheinland Children” must be made visible. The common denominator of being people of African descent; whether on the continent of Africa, in the United States, in the Caribbean or ... Read More »

Temple University Takes On Wrong Professor in Terminating Dr. Anthony Monteiro’s Contract

Professor Anthony Montiero sold out by Molefi Assante

Reinistate Dr. Anthony Monteiro, and Reinvent US Higher Education This article by Glen Ford appeared in the Black Agenda Report on 3/12/2014. “Temple University took on the wrong adjunct professor when they terminated Dr. Anthony Monteiro’s contract” It’s not so easy to fire an associate professor of African American Studies who has forged strong ties with the surround Black community. ... Read More »

ASCAC 2014 Conference|Sep Tepy

ASCAC

Restoring & Transmitting Maat from Sep Tepy   Just got back from the ASCAC 2014 Conference in Newark, NJ. The theme of the 31st ancient Kemetic (Egyptian) Studies  Conference  –  Ancestral Wisdom: Restoring & Transmitting Matt from Sep Tepy. What Is Sep Tepy? The ancient Egyptians had a concept they called the Sep Tepy or “First Time”. This was a ... Read More »

Racism In America

racism in America

Racism In America A Long And Ugly History Racism is defined in the dictionary as: the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others. Racism In America is the pervasive and enduring belief that ‘White people” are superior, based on race, to people of color ... Read More »

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