On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  On April 23rd, 2003: The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library was dedicated and opened its doors. Denver‘s Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is the only library of its kind between Detroit and Oakland.

On Thiz Day in Black History (our story)

Pigmeat Markham Date: Mon, 1904-04-18 On this date we mark the birth of Pigmeat Markham in 1904. He was an African American comedian. From Durham, North Carolina, Dewey Pigmeat Markham began his long career in 1917, dancing in traveling shows. He traveled the southern ‘race’ circuit with blues singer Bessie Smith and later appeared on […]

On Thiz Day In Black History (our story)

Bessie Smith, “Blues Empress”   This date marks the birthday of Bessie Smith in 1894. She was an African American woman entertainer who danced, acted and performed comedy. Bessie Smith earned the title of “Empress of the Blues” by virtue of her forceful vocal delivery and command of the genre. She was the highest-paid Black […]

Left-White Solidarity?

  http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/02/left-white-solidarity/ On the New Face of 21st Century Neo-Fascism Left-White Solidarity? by AJAMU BARAKA “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana Some years ago Italian anarchist Camillo Berneri suggested that while not always visible in the social practices of everyday European life, the racist foundation for European […]

After Death of Radical Mayor, Mississippi’z Capital Wrestlez With Hiz Economic Vision

  Mayor Chokwe Lumumba implemented only the first steps of his plan to address Jackson’s extreme income inequality, which most seriously affected black residents. Now the city faces a choice between vastly different approaches to economic development. by Laura Flanders The Caravan to Washington, which took place in 1992, is part of Mississippi’s legacy of […]

Demand a special review into the death of Shadae ‘Dae Dae’ Schmidt

by the California Coalition for Women Prisoners Shadae (Dae Dae) Schmidt Shadae Schmidt, aka Dae Dae, was a 32-year-old African-American woman who died of a heart attack on March 13, 2014, at CIW (California Institution for Women) prison in Chino, east of LA. We suspect her death is due to medical negligence because she had […]

Reinstate Dr Anthony Monteiro And Reclaim Our Spirit of Resistance

  by Lemah R. Bonnick   The American Studies project cannot “continue without an energetic scholarship that aims to inform a commitment to social justice,” says the author, a Black educator teaching in London. Dr. Anthony Monteiro’s battle for truth in Black scholarship reminds us that every generation must “build upon the magnificent legacy of […]

Stokley Carmichael was Right White Amerika haz No Conscience

In the early 1980s as a 2-term elected student president of my university’s Black Student Union, during Black History month every year, and in an effort to assist the by-then struggling “Black Struggle,” we invited “controversial” speakers to our rural Northern Colorado campus to enlighten our collegiate classmates, most of whom were certain we’d done “overcome,” and […]

THE ONEZ WHO FIGHT BLK | Web 3.0 has uploaded RBG| COMPLETION, Freedom’z Journal-FULL ALBUM

RBG| COMPLETION, Freedom’s Journal-FULL ALBUM THE ONEZ WHO FIGHT BLK | Web 3.0 About FREEDOM’S JOURNAL: “Freedom’s Journal” which was established in NY by Samuel E. Cornish & John B. Russwurm in 1827-1829. The name of this collective is “COMPLETION” which is a Hip-Hop group that consist of two members, Trance The MC & Mr. […]

March Madnezz

                 It’s that time of year again when college basketball fans begin the obsession known as March Madness. African American players dominate the landscape but that wasn’t always the case. It wasn’t too long ago when Black players were sparse on most teams and non-existent on others. According to ESPN’s Classic website, […]