4 Radical Black British Social Movements You Should Know

  A history of radical Black British organizations that have paved the way for today’s global black social movements. October is Black British History Month in the UK. As the country is facing some dire political times—Brexit looming in, an incredibly anti-black government with policies disproportionately affecting black people in the UK, the fact that over […]

12 Essential Anti-Apartheid Struggle Songs from South Africa & Around the World

by SABELO MKHABELA   It wasn’t just South African musicians—artists from around the continent and the world all stood up in solidarity and released anti-Apartheid songs. Apartheid was a despicable and unthinkable crime against black people. More than 25 years since its abolishment, its repercussions still affect black people deeply in South Africa. During the height […]


The Freedom Dance Committee 917-415-5653 Invites all freedom loving people to join us in the   THE 9TH ANNUAL FREEDOM DANCE   CELEBRATING the 38th year of freedom for Assata Shakur and SUPPORTING the fight to free all U.S. held political prisoners “Party With A Purpose” On Saturday – November 4th –  the Ninth Annual Freedom Dance is taking place at Harlem’s historic National Black […]

High School Football Players Say Opposing Fans, Referee Call Them N-Word for Kneeling During Anthem

Michael Harriot 10/05/17 Daniele Calcote via Facebook When students from a majority-black Louisiana school decided to kneel while the national anthem played at a predominantly white high school’s homecoming football game, opposing fans, and even a referee, booed the students and used racial slurs, according to multiple people in attendance. If you’ve ever wondered “Where […]

Gabourey Sidibe Makes Her Directorial Debut In This New Short Film

  “The Tale of Four” is a film inspired by Nina Simone’s “Four Women” and tells the story of multi-faced black women fighting for justice. On the cusp of her memoir that dropped in May, actor and author Gabourey Sidibe has now added “director” to her talented titles. In partnership with Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology—a film series that gives 12 […]