ESSAY: W.E.B. DUBOIS: MORE MAN THAN MEETS THE EYE

W.E.B. DUBOIS: MORE MAN THAN  MEETS THE EYE   W.E.B. DuBois (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was one of the most prescient American intellectuals of the 20thcentury. We know, honor and respect his achievements and are often awed by the depth, breadth and sheer volume of his work as a scholar, editor, man-of-letters and activist. […]

Jim Crow: Rape, Murder, and Legal Injusticez

This is Part 3 of a three-part story that focuses on the experiences of African Americans during the Jim Crow era. The first part focused on racial violence and the loss of land. Part-2 of the story focused on the violent history of African American women and children enduring rape and the long term collective […]

7 Placez Around the World That Had Black Power Movementz

United States The Black Power Movement in the United States inspired many movements around the globe. It was inspired by the efforts of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which later turned in to the Black Panther Party, and The Black Arts Movement. The Black Power Movement also entangled with the Civil Rights Movement. Black […]

amerika a nation built on the back of slavey & racism

#Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked #African American wealth-building. Look at the interesting infographics attempt to calculate the economic damage.

How Slavez Built Amerikan Kapitalism

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in America and contrary to popular belief, slavery is not a product of Western capitalism; Western capitalism is a product of slavery. The expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American Independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. Historian Edward […]

UP FOR AUCTION: WHY DID THE FEAR OF THIZ PUNISHMENT METHOD SCARE RUNAWAY SLAVEZ MORE THAN BEATINGZ

by Jae Jones Slave patrols, who were also referred to as pattyrollers, patrollers, or paddy rollers by the slaves. These were the people that if you were running from a plantation, you did not want to get caught by. These people were groups of White men who enforced and monitored that punishment of slaves, especially […]

SAVE THE DATE: HAPPY 73RD BORNDAY OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA!

  Friday January 8th, 2016, @ 7 pm-10 pm 1199/Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Center 310 W. 43rd St. 7th Floor (Take the A,C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, R, Q To 42nd St. Times Square/Port Authority) Join us Friday January 8th, 2016, as we celebrate Oscar Lopez Rivera’s 73rd birthday! For the […]

John Trudell: Human Being

We worked closely with John Trudell for the first time when Alcatraz was occupied. A transmitter was smuggled to the island, John was given a crash course to get his (then necessary) FCC license to broadcast. He became the vehicle for the Indigenous occupiers of the island to report on a virtually daily basis about […]

SLAVE COLLARZ: THE HARSH PUNISHMENT FOR SLAVEZ WHO ATTEMPTED TO RUNAWAY

Slave owners feared the escape or running away of their slaves. To lose a slave meant loss in a good day of work and if the slave was not captured the cost of the slave. In many cases it also meant the loss of respect from other slave owners, who felt the owners could not […]

THE PEARL INCIDENT: THE LARGEST ATTEMPT BY SLAVEZ TO ESCAPE IN THE UNITED STATEZ (united snakez)

  The Pearl Incident was the largest attempt of slaves to escape in the United States. The event happened on April 15, 1848 when 77 slaves tried to escape to Washington, D.C. In the night the 77 slaves found their way to the ship, with Drayton and Sayres accepting the risk of transporting them, on […]