SAVE THE DATE! NEXT FRIDAY JUNE 13TH IZ “SERVE THE PEOPLE DAY” IN HARLEM!

  save the date!  Next Friday June 13th Is  “SERVE THE PEOPLE DAY”  In Harlem:   So Do Please… Come Out & Volunteer; and/or Donate To Help Us Build & Support Our People In Our Community!        CONTINUES… Friday, June 13, 2014 12noon – 6:00pm @ 125th Street/Lexington Ave. In Harlem, NYC (On The S.E. Corner “Next […]

UN Blast of U.S. Human Rightz Record Goes Mostly Unnoticed

  The report applauds President Obama’s commitment to closing detention facilities at Guantánamo Bay, but criticizes the administration’s failure to set a timeline for closure. (Wikimedia Commons)         U.S. media outlets have largely ignored a UN report noting America’s human rights violations. BY Ana Martinaz As José Luis Díaz, a representative of […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Plessy v Ferguson begins Date: Tue, 1892-06-07 *On this date in 1892, a 30-year-old African American shoemaker named Homer Plessy was jailed for sitting in the “White” car of the East Louisiana Railroad. Plessy was only one-eighths Black and seven-eighths white, but under Louisiana law, he was categorized Black and therefore required to sit […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Passionate words, Nikki Giovanni Nikki Giovanni Date: Mon, 1943-06-07 On this date in 1943, Nikki Giovanni was born. She is an African American writer, poet, commentator, activist, educator, and publisher. She was born Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr., in Knoxville, TN, and although she grew up in Cincinnati, OH, she and her sister returned to […]