Rudy Ray Moore AKA Dolemite Early Rap Pioneer

Many people say that hip-hop was birthed by DJ Kool Herc on a 1973 summer evening in the Bronx. Others point to the release of the 1979 Sugarhill Gang song “Rapper’s Delight” as the moment when the genre was catapulted into the national consciousness. But several years before either of those moments, Rudy Ray Moore…

‘Ghettos’ Didn’t Always Mean Black

Today, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism. This connotation is relatively recent; it has only become mainstream in the past 70 years or so. Beforehand, the term was primarily associated with Jewish urban quarters, and its changing meaning illustrates the…

Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson

Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson [George Jackson, Jean Genet, Jonathan Jackson Jr.] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A collection of Jackson's letters from prison, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white America and a powerful appraisal of the prison system that failed to break his spirit but eventually took his life. Jackson's letters make palpable the intense feelings of anger and rebellion that filled black men in America's prisons in the 1960s. But even removed from the social and political firestorms of the 1960s

The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972

The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972 [Leonard N. Moore] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For three days in 1972 in Gary, Indiana, eight thousand American civil rights activists and Black Power leaders gathered at the National Black Political Convention

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder …

The National/International Reparations Summit – Final Communiqué

  Growing Global African Reparations Movement April 9-11, 2015, New York City, NY, USA In the spirit of the Durban Declaration of 2001 which declared the Atlantic Slave Trade and chattel slavery … Read More

Reparations Movement Grows – Caribbean-Americas-Africa-Europe

Reparations Playlist: Global Pan African World Uniting for Reparations #ReparationsforAfricanAmericans By Dr. Ron Daniels Queen Mother Audley Moore was an indefatigable teacher, advocate and organizer for Reparations, the fundamental idea … Read More

Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

The African American Struggle for Freedom An Historical Overview The long freedom struggle of the African American was first and foremost against the institution of slavery. After the Civil War, many … Read More

Obama Withstood Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

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 the previous insults and … Read More

10 Things You Didn't Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

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 peaceful protest to secure civil … Read More

Who is Malcolm X? An Insider’s View into the Malcolm X Assassination

Malcolm X May 19, 1925 to February 21, 1965 Who is Malcolm X Who is Malcolm X and why did the Malcolm X assassination take place are legitimate questions examined … Read More

Malcolm X – May 19th 1925 to February 21, 1965

 Who Was Malcom X Why Was He Assassinated – A Black Politics Exclusive February 21st marks the fiftieth (50th) anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. To focus on this occasion, www.blackpolitics.org … Read More

Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism in America

“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.”

Historic Pan African Reparations Summit Planned for New York

  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, 2015…The New York-based Institute … Read More

Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

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 Political Rights Article 2 1. … Read More

Secret Grand Juries +White Police and Prosecutors=No Justice & Dead Black Men

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.

Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia's Federal Courts

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 the historic votes by … Read More

RBG-How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

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 Malcolm X to Fred … Read More

TOTR Productions Presents: UnTold Black History…EVERYONE'S HISTORY

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 everything you thought you … Read More

Remembering Chokwe Lumumba — Jackson Mayor and Global Freedom Fighter

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.

Editor&’s Statement – African American Politics – A History of Struggle

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 Garvey Movement, the 1960s Civil Rights … Read More

Britain’s Black Debt: Reparations for Slavery in Caribbean

Britain's Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide [Hilary McD. Beckles] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Since the mid-nineteenth-century abolition of slavery, the call for reparations for the crime of African enslavement and native genocide has been growing. In the Caribbean