ANTI-BLACKNEZZ IN ASIAN COMMUNITIEZ: HARMING BLACK BODIEZ SEEN AZ NORMAL

On the anniversary of the shooting death of LaTasha Harlins, revisiting the painful history of Black and Korean American cultural relations. This week, the Black community is forced to reconcile with the fact, that as we remember the 26th anniversary of LaTasha Harlins death; a 15-year old girl, who was shot in the back of […]

Committed to celebrating a rich and powerful heritage, culture, and community 365 days a year. SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 1, 2017

Committed to celebrating a rich and powerful heritage, culture, and community 365 days a year. SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For nearly thirty years, African American Expressions has vowed to honor black excellence by creating products for a retail market that is constantly overlooked –The black community. Despite being one of the most influential […]

YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR KAYA THOMAZ CREATED AN APP TO FIND BOOKZ BY BLACK AUTHORZ

Black literacy was one of the rallying cries for civil rights and integration in the 50s and 60s and now, the Black community is fighting for resources in schools and school to prison pipeline abolition. One of the ways that Black people have kept on keeping on is through the arts, and our authors and […]

WATCH 45-MINUTE A-TO-Z SAM GREENLEE INTERVIEW ON ‘THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR’ + MORE

The late Sam Greenlee (author of “The Spook Who Sat By The Door”), who died in May 2014, was never one to mince words, especially when it came to dishing on the state of what we call “black cinema,” and the film industry overall. The author and activist was a fearless political firebrand, and elder statesman at 83 years […]

Ain’t Nothing New Under The Sun

“Ain’t nothing new under the sun. In this era, it is not the first time in which the white ruling class has paraded intensely medicated abstract artists around to be the spokespersons for the conditions of the black community. In order to at minimum, result with the community being as confused as the same said […]

What We Don’t Learn About the Black Panther Party—but Should

By Adam Sanchez and Jesse Hagopian Fifty years ago this month, the Black Panther Party was born. Its history holds vital lessons for today’s movement to confront racism and police violence, yet textbooks either misrepresent or minimize the significance of the Black Panthers. The first issue of the Black Panthernewspaper, which at its height had […]

10 Worrying Factz about Eugenicz That Afrikan Amerikanz Should Know

1. Frances  Galton Frances  Galton was an Englishman who came from a family that became very wealthy from slave labor. He is the father of “Eugenics” and coined the term  in 1883. In order to promote the idea of Eugenics, a Eugenics society was  formed. It  galvanized the social movement that began in America with the sole intent of wiping out […]

Will Black Nationalism Reemerge?

by Sean Posey In the summer of 2008, a tidal wave of liberal and youth activists began to carry presidential candidate Barack Obama on a journey leading inexorably to the White House. Town halls and campaign stops attracted droves of admirers-with Obama taking on a persona more akin to a rock star than to a senator […]

The Black Panther Party (BPP). The Battle against Poverty, Racism, Imperialism and Police Brutality

By Hugo Turner Dedicated to my friend and Comrade Marland X @CharlieMBrownX In my last article I dealt with the life of Black Panther Party Founder Huey P. Newton. (image right) I also discussed the origins of the Black Panther Party or BPP. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed the BPP in Oakland California to battle […]

‘Green Army Men’ Toyz Get a Black Pride Makeover

Instead of raising guns, these figurines raise a fist to the sky. (Photo: Brothas N Sistas/Kickstarter)   Green army men have been a toy box staple since the late 1940s—and who can forget the covert mission at beginning of the film Toy Story, when animated versions of the plastic figurines sneak out to see what […]