The Lesson of Emmett Till Has Been Ignored for Decades

Reopening the Till case doesn’t even begin to address the white terrorism festering in Trump’s America By JAMIL SMITH  Emmett Till Bettmann/Getty Images Murder can be a message, and the men who lynched Emmett Till in 1955 surely sought to communicate through his broken and bloated flesh. The 14-year-old boy falsely accused of sexually harassing Carolyn Bryant […]

Tribute to Khatari Gaulden

by Allegra Taylor, loving daughter of Hugo Pinell Hugo L.A. Pinell Legacy: It was important to my Dad to always give honor where honor was due. This tribute to an honorable ancestor is offered in that spirit. They are together again, Khatari and Hugo, now ancestors looking over us. Many nights I sit and wonder […]

Read the damning letter written by the king of Kongo to the king of Portugal over slavery in 1526

Photo: Civilisation When Portugal arrived in Kongo, one of Africa’s largest kingdoms in the 1500s, the agreement was an exchange of ideas and cultures. King Afonso, who ruled between 1502-1543, was a proponent of this arrangement, hoping that it would make his kingdom prosperous and powerful. However, the Portuguese officials came in and freely disobeyed […]

Black Amerikans Were Never Given A Chance

Race riots in Detroit 1943 AFRICANGLOBE – An examination of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, the deadliest in US history, proves that the best efforts of Blacks were terminated in America with prejudice. Americans are slipping into the shadows of their own abyss and trying, at protests and through news media, to save what is left […]

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan’s youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games. by Reem Shaddad & Jawahir Al-Naimi 9 Jul 2018 There are approximately 20 people displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. Recent figures from the United Nations put an unprecedented 65.6 million people worldwide […]

MOVE 9 40 Year Commemoration

August 8th 2018 will mark Forty Years Since The Move 9 have been unjustly imprisoned for a crime the entire world knows they did not commit. From the day they were arrested on August 8th 1978, During Their Trial, The Day After they were each sentenced to 30-100years, During the Ten years of the parole process, and The 40 years of being unjustly imprisoned […]

Introduction to ‘Colors: The Ancient Afrikan Connection to the Crips and Bloods’

June 27, 2018   by Willie Hill With the recently released “Colors,” I’ve written a book that has potential to stem the tide of gang warfare between the Crips and Bloods and other street gangs identified by the colors red and blue. It’s a story linking present day Crips and Bloods with two ancient African […]

What to the Slave is Your 4th of July (You-Lie)?

A MESSAGE FROM CARL DIX What to the Slave is Your 4th of July? Today is a time when immigrant children are being ripped from the arms of their parents on the US-Mexico border, when rights for LGBTQ people are under assault, and when police continue to get away with gunning down Black, Latino and […]

‘They stole us, they sold us, they owe us!’

By Stephen Millies  posted on June 28, 2018   Despite threatened thundershowers, 50 people took to the streets of Newark, N.J., on June 23 to demand reparations for Black people. Every year the People’s Organization for Progress — a dynamic grassroots group based in Newark — calls a rally and demonstration to demand justice for the African […]

Amerikkka Was Built on Busting Up Families…

by Raymond Nat Turner , BAR poet-in-residence Amerika was built on busting up families. They’re just making Amerika great again. “I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained the government for his purposes”    — Jefferson […]