Malcolm X’s forgotten kindred soul

 BY DAVID BEITO AND LINDA ROYSTER BEITO   © YouTube Screen Capture The anniversary of Malcolm X’s birth brings to mind the parallels to another great African-American activist: T.R.M. Howard. The two came to know each other late in Malcolm’s life, often talking late into the night at Howard’s home. In 1965 Howard gave the […]

Black Agenda Radio – Mumia Abu Jamal Salutes “Father of Black Liberation Theology”


“Stand Your Ground”: Siwatu-Salama Ra and Black Self-Defense, Part 2

by Tryon P. Woods “Stand Your Ground”: Siwatu-Salama Ra and Black Self-Defense, Part 2 “In a slaveholding society such as ours, even after the formal institution of chattel slavery has ended, each and every legal principle ultimately expresses the foundational antagonism between non-black and black.” When Siwatu-Salama Ra was sentenced to two years in prison […]

Gullah, descendants of Afrikan slaves in South Carolina who haven’t abandoned their cultural roots

BY FARIDA DAWKINS The Gullah Geechee Kinfolk…Pathfinders Travel Magazine The Gullah people, also referred to as the Geechee, reside in Georgia and the low country of South Carolina within the United States.  They are also located within the coast and the Sea Islands  – which are a series of minute islands along the Atlantic Ocean. They equate […]

Cassinga: Apartheid’s forgotten massacre

File by Andres D. Medellin Friday 4 May 2018 was not just another normal day in Namibia and Angola. Upon invitation by Namibian President Hage Geingob, the President of Angola, João Lourenço paid a state visit to Namibia to participate in the commemorations of the Cassinga Massacre. The two heads of state later announced plans to […]

Famed for “immortal” cells, Henrietta Lacks is immortalized @NPG

Henrietta Lacks (HeLa): The Mother of Modern Medicine by Kadir Nelson (detail, above) is on view at the National Portrait Gallery through November 4, 2018. (NPG, NMAAHC, gift from Kadir Nelson and the JKBN Group LLC)   via Famed for “immortal” cells, Henrietta Lacks is immortalized @NPG