In seven years, by 2023, the U.S. will be 40 percent minority, and 50 percent of the entire population will be under 40 years old. These are the demographics that cannot be ignored as progressives move forward building opposition to institutional racism and plutocratic governing. In my thinking, it is incumbent on today’s activists to […]
This is the official music video for BUMP Records artist Moria Moore’s song, “Limitations.” The video follows Moria through Oakland and intercuts with historical footage of the same locations during the civil rights movement. Directed by Lily Yu.
by Yvonna Russell “I have all the guns and all the money. I can withstand any challenge within and without.” Elaine Brown commanded the delegates of the Black Panther Party in 1966 at the Oakland Auditorium as the first woman to lead as chairwoman. In her memoirs A Taste of Power she chronicles her […]
Tasha Fierce Article by Tasha Fierce, Illustrated by Ebin Lee, appeared in issue Law & Order; published in 2015 On June 9, 1963, Fannie Lou Hamer was arrested in Montgomery County, Mississippi, along with June Johnson,Euvester Simpson, Rosemary Freeman,andAnnelle Ponder. The five women were on their way back from a voter registration workshop in South […]
Eddie Conway, the former Defense chief for the Black Panther’s Baltimore Chapter, spoke to teleSUR English’s as part our of Black History Month coverage. During the month of February, teleSUR English is covering Black History Month. As part of our extensive coverage, we spoke with Marshall “Eddie” Conway, the former Minister of Defense of […]
by Gwen Thompkins i Malcolm X addresses a rally in Harlem in New York City on June 29, 1963. AP From what people remember, he fell like a tree. Malcolm X — all 6 feet, 4 inches of him — had taken a shotgun blast to the chest and a grouping of smaller-caliber bullets to […]
By Caitlin Dickson Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist … Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination ahead of a speech at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in 1965. Hundreds of people, including his relatives, politicians and activists are expected to fill the now-renamed Malcolm X […]
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Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm in EST Show Map Watha T Daniels Library 1630 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001 Library (202) 727-1288(202) 727-1288 Get Directions At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Dr. John Carlos raised his fist on the medal stand alongside Tommie Smith and became a symbol […]