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  Young Michael Jackson Michael Jackson,  again and again and again and again. And again and again and again and again. And again and again and [More]
  Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) Martin Luther King Day, a holiday first observed in 1986 to honor the man who promoted [More]
The police officers and the prosecutors have worked hand in glove to fill America's prisons with young black men. They are not adversaries. They are almost always on the same side. This fact makes it impossible for a local prosecutor to conduct a fair and impartial investigation when the accused is a police officer. The local prosecutor has an inherent conflict of interest when he or she is called upon to prosecute a police officer.
D’Angelo   The elusive prodigy opened up in Brooklyn, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. 1. D’Angelo started playing piano when [More]
Soul Train Line Soul Train Songs Your Aunties And Uncles Will Tell You You Don’t Know Nothin’ About Happy Black Family Reunion!   View this image › [More]
The Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, AL.
Dr. Frances Welsing   Hidden Colors: The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal,Moor,and African Descent Hidden Colors: The Untold History Of People Of Aboriginal,Moor,and African Descent [More]
What lessons about Atlanta politics can we draw from the recent mayoral elections? What are the possibilities and limitations of building movements for social change in [More]
   Michael Jackson – King of Pop and Music Videos Michael Jackson was not only a music legend, he transformed the music industry with his style [More]
  African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel [More]
   International Human Rights and Humanitarian Treaties establishing basis for Reparations: The right to effective remedy and duty to provide reparation International Covenant on Civil and [More]
Afro Blowout View this image › Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed, Eduardo Munoz / Reuters (de Blasio), Gallo Images / Rex (Jackson), Everett Collection (Grier), Lee Lockwood/Time Life Pictures [More]
The intentional destruction of Black America by the FBI using infiltration, counter-intelligence programs and drugs. From Marcus Garvey to Paul Robeson to Martin Luther King to [More]
DJ E-Z Rock On April 27, 2014, the legendary DJ E-Z Rock died:     “According to a Facebook post from longtime partner MC Rob Base, DJ E-Z [More]
        Malcolm X May 19, 1925 to February 21, 1965   February 21st marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. Had [More]
Spotlight on Robert F. Williams   Father of the Black Power Movement   One key historical figure whose rightful place in American history has been ignored is Robert F. Williams. Williams was [More]
New DevelopmentsThe Story Behind '40 Acres And A Mule' - Delmarva Public RadioThe Story Behind '40 Acres And A Mule'Delmarva Public RadioIt set aside land along [More]
"Malcolm X was a student of history, and that is what made him one of the most important political philosophers and leaders African Americans ever produced. For some 15 years or more, Malcolm X studied history, philosophy, religion, and politics."
New DevelopmentsMassive three-car, one-bike Harlem crash hospitalizes 11 - New York Daily NewsNew York Daily NewsMassive three-car, one-bike Harlem crash hospitalizes 11New York Daily NewsThe collision [More]
A coalition of black leaders on and off Capitol Hill held a conference call Tuesday morning to urge senators for a vote. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), [More]
The open letter sent by Republicans to Iran is but the latest insult to the first African American President of the US. Added to all of [More]
Take a look at some of these black history facts. Send us your own. Maybe you just haven’t had time to learn them. February is the [More]
Martin  Delany - Doctor, Civil Rights Activist, Author, Editor and Founder/Father of Black Nationalism (1812–1885) In recognition of Martin Delany’s 19th century emergence as the Father [More]
Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins (May 25, 1849 – June 14, 1908) was an African- American musical prodigy on the piano. He had numerous original compositions  … [More]
BBC History – Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was the first man to win the undisputed world heavyweight boxing title three times. … play Muhammad Ali refuses [More]
black artists during the civil rights and liberation movements.
“The past is in the past; it’s time to move on.” That’s a common response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ eloquent essay in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” and his recent discussion with Bill Moyers. But that sentiment betrays a fundamental…
A Racially Biased Prosecutor The first observation to be made about the behavior of the prosecutor in the Ferguson, Missouri, case is that he never treated [More]
Mississippi’s Hinds County Supervisor, Kenny Stokes says he believes former Jackson mayor, Chokwe Lumumba was killed. Two days after  Lumumba’s death, the county supervisor publicly demanded that [More]
Race is a significant factor at nearly every stage of criminal prosecutions in Manhattan, from setting bail to negotiating a plea deal to sentencing. A 2-year study  [More]
[p1vc-video] Obama Normalizes Relations with Cuba As far back as 2009, members of the Congressional Black Caucus had recommended that President Obama normalize relations between Cuba and [More]
New DevelopmentsRed Lake reports on 2014, looks forward to future - Grand Forks HeraldGrand Forks HeraldRed Lake reports on 2014, looks forward to futureGrand Forks HeraldRED [More]
 Who Was Malcom X Why Was He Assassinated – A Black Politics Exclusive   February 21st marks the fiftieth (50th) anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm [More]
Author: wiat42 Black leaders urge Obama to visit Selma on ‘Bloody Sunday’MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A group of prominent black political leaders are urging President Barack Obama to visit Selma on the traditional observance of Bloody Sunday instead of the Saturday prior. The White House announced this week that Obama
     2015 President Obama Speech – State of the Union    References: Speeches and Remarks | The White House Remarks of President Barack Obama – [More]
  Atlanta – Epicenter of the Civil Rights Movement Atlanta has played a key historical role in the Civil Rights Movement. It is known as the [More]
SNCC and The 1960s Sit-in Movement The Sit-in “On February 1, 1960, four freshmen at A&T College in Greensboro, North Carolina, sat in at a segregated  [More]
  Boko Haram Who are they, and why do they Kidnap Nigerian Girls? “I hope the kidnapped Chibok girls will take courage from my story and [More]
  Institute of the Black World to host April 2015 Reparations Summit African, Caribbean, South, Central American and African American Reparations Leaders to attend New York, Jan. 3, [More]
Chill out and rock out with these  Black  Rock n Roll musicians. 1. Ma Rainey Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=S8EB78QYrCM. Via YouTube Future Influences: Bessie Smith (who [More]
The intentional destruction of Black America by the FBI using infiltration, counter-intelligence programs and drugs. From Marcus Garvey to Paul Robeson to Ma...
Spotlight on Congressman John Conyers Jr  First African American Dean of Congress In January 2015, Congressman John Conyers Jr, officially became the first African American Dean of [More]
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ cover story at The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” published last night — and the subject of this week’s Moyers & Company interview — shows how dramatically the legacy of slavery and centuries of legalized and institutionalized…
  Who Are The Moors: Explore the Truth about when Black Men Ruled the World     Many historians have said the Moors were the group [More]
LDF Applauds Senate Confirmation of First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts On November 18, 2014, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., (LDF) welcomed [More]
Professor Gates introduces viewers to the faces and voices of the descendants of the Africans in six Latin-American countries. A quest he began 12 years ago [More]
Arise America sat down with Darryl Pinckney, author of “Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy,” to discuss black voter turnout in the 2014 mid-term election [More]
 Demand Justice for 18 Year Old Gunned Down by Ferguson Missouri Police   Police Turn Ferguson Missouri into War Zone   After a nation-wide condemnation of [More]
Ban the Box Legislation   Ban the Box is a nationwide movement that supports legislation prohibiting employers from including questions about criminal records on job applications.  In [More]
Obama Doing Business in Africa    Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa Washington, D.C. (United States) (OFFICIAL WIRE) August 5, 2014 EXECUTIVE ORDER   [More]
President Obama Convenes Historic White House Summit with African leaders   President Obama’s historic White House Summit with African leaders is the first time in the 238-year [More]
By Andrew Lam Editor’s Note: Professor Michael Watts teaches geography at UC Berkeley and is the author of many books, including “Silent Violence: Food, Famine, and [More]
  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and [More]
Yuri Kochiyama – Human Rights Activist – Freedom Fighter If you ever had the honor and privilege of  meeting Yuri Kochiyama, you would know her to [More]
Questions and Answers Racial Inequality in American Schools Help! In the book Savage Inequalities wh ich theoretical paradigms is represented?Theoretical paradigms being structural functionalism, social conflict [More]
  Adam Clayton Powell explains Black Power 1968 References: Rethinking the Black Power Movement In addition, the Black Power movement was a global cultural and political [More]
  References: Police kill two members of the Black Panther Party — History.com … Four other Black Panthers were wounded in the raid, as well as [More]
    References: H. Rap Brown – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, (born October 4, 1943, as Hubert Gerold Brown), also known as H. [More]
Barack Obama’s Speeches – 2008 Democratic National Convention     More references to Barak Obama here at Black Politics References: Barack Obama’s speech on 50th anniversary [More]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The National Civil Rights Museum  reopens in Memphis after a $28 million, 16-month renovation. The museum is located on the site of [More]
Untold Black History, Olmecs, Slave Trade, Moors, Native Americans, Indians, Chinese, Ancestors, African, Knowledge, Mexico, South America The Untold Black History that will make you question [More]
Lumumba worked within the confines of the judicial and legislative branches of government to achieve self determination for the masses. First, as a civil rights trial lawyer, both in Jackson and in his hometown of Detroit, MI, then as a city councilman representing Ward 2 before taking the helm as mayor of the city of Jackson in June 2013.
  The history of African Americans is a history rich with political struggle. Whether we study the early  slave rebellions, the Civil War, #reconstruction, Post-Reconstruction, the [More]
#USPS #Rosa #Parks #Limited #Edition #Collectible #Framed Art Rosa Parks Framed Art Collectible stamp USPS collectible stamp Montgomery bus boycott 1955 United States Postal Service Officially [More]
During the Harlem Renaissance, the happening place to be was the Cotton Club, located in the heart of Harlem… unless you were black.   DUKE ELLINGTON [More]
Police Brutality Police brutality and outright murder against Black people in the US  is a persistent problem that will not go away. One Black Man Is [More]
  The Olympics: The World’s Largest Political Platform        Politics and the Olympics   View this image › Evgeny Feldman / AP The Olympics [More]
BBC History – Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was the first man to win the undisputed world heavyweight boxing title three times. … play Muhammad Ali refuses [More]
The Assassination of George Jackson –an interview with Colonel Nyati Bolt By Angola 3 News Angola 3 News is excited to release the third interview in [More]
This is number four in the collection of soon to be many docos… I have to say that I was told this vid was a little [More]
New York City’s Specialized High Schools - Toward a Fairer Admissions Process Bronx HS School of Science – one of NYC’s specialized HS   Nearly 70 [More]
(left) Chris Paul, V. Stiviano, Homeboy Sandman The residents of Post-Racial America are really having a rough week, eh? Cliven Bundy’s lack of clarity on whether or [More]
By Christopher Mathias New York Could Decriminalize Pot For More Than Just White People Bill would Fix Loopholes in NY Marijuana Laws – Tackle Racial Bias NEW [More]
George L. Jackson: September 23, 1941 — August 21, 1971 In 1960, at the age of eighteen, George Jackson was accused of stealing $70 from a [More]
WEB Dubois Credo [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmaYr8BHGDY?rel=0] Credo – W.E.B. DuBois – Hear and Read the Full Text WEB DuBois Listen to and read the Credo, the beliefs, [More]
By Debbie Hines On Thursday, July 17, 2014, the new District of Columbia marijuana laws went into effect after independent studies by the civil rights lawyers [More]
MOOC | The Cotton Kingdom | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.2.8 Discover how the issue of slavery came to dominate American politics, and [More]
The Opinion Talk Show. Co-hosts: Mirna Santiago and Adeline Ortiz. Guest Panelist: Moise Koffi, Ph.D. Discussion: Should African Americans get reparations for slavery? Producer: Paul Toscano. [More]
Yuri Kochiyama – Human Rights Activist – Freedom Fighter If you ever had the honor and privilege of  meeting Yuri Kochiyama, you would know her to [More]
By Sarah Klein By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even [More]
Michael Brown’s Funeral Eulogy by Al Sharpton   References: Michael Brown funeral: ‘The value of this boy’s life must be … http://www.theguardian.com/tone/blog Al Sharpton speaks at [More]

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