You are in possession of a list of the 21 Black Known Banks in the country. These banks all have majority, 51% African American ownership or more, Black owners. What are you willing to do with this information? Can We Take At Least The 106 HBCU’s In Every City/ Town With An HBCU, Panthers, & […]
“The sins of the powerful acquire some of the prestige of power.”- John Plamenatz
MONDAY, DECEMBER 29 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM RIVERSIDE CHURCH 91 CLAREMONT AVENUE ROOM 20T For additional information, call (917)584-2135(917)584-2135 The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition traditionally invites our friends to join us for a holiday gathering at this time of year so that we can informally celebrate our year’s work and get to […]
Carter G. Woodson, pioneering Black historian Carter Woodson Date: Sun, 1875-12-19 Carter Godwin Woodson was born on this date in 1875. He was an African American writer, educator and historian. Born to a poor family in Buckingham County, Virginia, Woodson supported himself by working in the coal mines of Kentucky as a teenager and was, […]
Jed S. Rakoff November Issue Honoré Daumier: A Criminal Case The criminal justice system in the United States today bears little relationship to what the Founding Fathers contemplated, what the movies and television portray, or what the average American believes. To the Founding Fathers, the critical element in the system was the jury trial, which served […]
(Phantina Sholi) By Alex Shams BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Nearly 100 students at Birzeit University in the central West Bank on Wednesday took part in a solidarity event with the African-American community in the United States in the wake of spiraling rates of deadly police violence there. Entitled, “Similar Struggles: Racism in Palestine and […]
Those who resist are treated like terrorists – as in Ferguson this year, and as I and other black activists were in the 60s and 70s – Angela Y. Davis
Photo by Flickr user dignidadrebelde. by Tasbeeh Herwees When President Obama announced that the U.S. was preparing to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday, the news provoked mixed reactions – opponents of the Castro government were dismayed and some Cuban immigrants celebrated, eager to return home. And yet, one name kept reappearing over and […]
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Our Nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original amerikan, the indian, was an inferior race- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.