NEVER FORGET: Meet The Only Woman Ever Executed in GA (Yes. She’s Black)

Lena Baker, an African-American mother of three holds the esteemed honor of being the only woman ever electrocuted in Georgia’s electric chair, she was also issued a pardon 6 decades after her 1945 death by execution. Baker was convicted for the fatal shooting of E. B. Knight, a white Cuthbert, Georgia mill operator she was […]

Black Livez Matter: The Evolution of A Movement

by Alisa Robinson At least 778 Black Lives Matter demonstrations have been held worldwide, according to a record being kept at Elephrame.com. How did all of this start? Three names come to mind: Patrisse Cullors, Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Cullors planted the seed from which the movement grew in July 2013, after she re-posted a […]

Black Abolitionistz

  Zinn Education Project. 2014 Brief bios of 24 black abolitionists Textbooks and state curricula devote little attention to the abolition movement, let alone to black abolitionists. To counter the invisibility of black abolitionists who were central to the abolition movement and the ending of slavery, we feature two dozen black abolitionists here. (This collection was […]

Voting Rightz for Ex-Conz

By Diane Ferranti   In most states, convicted felons are not able to vote, even after they have served their time. While it’s a statistical fact that many felons recidivate, there are many who return to the world and become law abiding citizens. They have paid their debt to society and learned from their mistakes. […]

J. Edgar Hoover’z ‘Suicide Letter’ to Martin Luther King Jr. Iz Even Worse Than We Knew

  This 1964 photo of Martin Luther King Jr. was taken by a New York World-Telegram & Sun photographer. Wikimedia Commons Half a century ago, FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover had what he clearly considered to be a big problem in the form of civil rights galvanizer Martin Luther King Jr. In late November 1964, […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

    News Headline (1919) Date: Tue, 1919-09-30 *On this date in 1919 a Race Riot broke out in Elaine, Arkansas in Phillips County between Blacks and whites. At the time many African-American sharecroppers had not received their share of wages and they wanted to join the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America. Also, […]

We Must Never Surrender Our Culture

“There have always been Africans or Black people in America who have been both physically and mentally free. We have also had far too many of those who have yielded their bodies—and worse, their souls— to people and systems whose purpose was to exploit to take all and give nothing.” Our late, great ancestor, Dr. […]

Seriez Explorez Black Male Experience in the US – I Am A Man Featuring Jon’z Story

Listen to this segment with Jon Listen to the entire program with Sonali Kolhatkar The events of this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted an ugly truth to mainstream Americans – that Black men in this country are viewed as so suspicious by law enforcement that they are shot first and questioned later. It is a […]

Black Amerika at that Boiling Point when Push Comez to Shove…

Black America at that Boiling Point when Push Comes to Shove… “You’ve to look no farther than Crazy Horse, Geronimo, JFK/MLK/RFK and Mr. X to recognize what will be tolerated.” Can we all live together…? I don’t imagine we can. The #1 coast-to-coast conversation being had over coffee or a Coke, over ice cream cones or a Cosmopolitan cocktail is unquestionably […]

Cynthia McKinney: Another Tuskegee? Whistleblower Admitz CDC Lied About Vaccine Link to Autism

On August 27, 2014, a CDC whistleblower, William W. Thompson, Ph.D., admitted his role in a massive coverup that has had devastating repercussions in African-American male babies (and possibly others) who were administered the MMR (Mumps, Measles, Rubella) vaccine according to CDC standards. A CDC study found that African American boys had a 340% increased […]