Black Internationalism and the Colonial Challenges Facing Haiti and Venezuela

A Haitian man at one of this weeks protests against corruption holds a sign reading “Thank you Commander Chavez for PetroCaribe, Rest in Peace” (Jean Marc Hervé Abelard / EFE)   Protests in Haiti over the misuse and pocketing of copious amounts of Petrocaribe funds stemming from Venezuela have turned violent this week, with a […]

CELEBRATING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY FOR THE 1968 FOUNDING OF THE NEW YORK STATE BLACK PANTHER PARTY

RSVP & Join Us In Harlem, New York On Saturday, October 20th  @ The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture For A “FREE”  Black Panther Led Tour Of The “Black Power Exhibit” @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  *Please arrive at 1:30 PM And/Or Then Again On Saturday, October 27th @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PMFor  Our Closing Reception & […]

How Real Estate Segregated Amerika

Real-estate interests have long wielded an outsized influence over national housing policy—to the detriment of African Americans. by   Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor  Richard Nixon, HUD Secretary Romney, and D.C. Mayor Washington tour a neighborhood damaged by riots after the death of Martin Luther King Jr. (Wally McNamee / Corbis / Getty Images) In a year of many […]

[WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE

  On May 13, 1985, under the leadership of Philadelphia’s first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr., police dropped a bomb on the home of the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE. Due to confrontations with police and the complaints of neighbors, MOVEhad been declared a terrorist organization by the city. Eleven MOVE members—five children and six adults—were killed in the bombing. […]