Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

Bold New Amazon Labor Union Wins Vote

April 3, 2022
Amazon Labor Union Win is Huge Upset The Amazon Labor Union founder Christian Smalls was the subject of racist and condescending remarks by Amazon management. The company made a conscious decision to make him the face of the organizing campaign. According to the text of a leaked company memo, Amazon executives, including Jeff Besos, stated […]
Quiet Revolution in the South

Quiet Revolution in the South

March 26, 2022
Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990 - Kindle edition by Davidson, Chandler, Grofman, Bernard. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990.
Insider View Who is Malcolm X? The Malcolm X Assassination

Insider View Who is Malcolm X? The Malcolm X Assassination

November 18, 2021
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VA’21 Tip-Republicans Master Power-Democrats Weak

VA’21 Tip-Republicans Master Power-Democrats Weak

November 4, 2021
What lessons should the Democrats learn from the loss of the Governor’s race and state House of Delegates in the Virginia 2021 elections and the election night scare in New Jersey? As expected, numerous pundits, news reporters, Democratic and Republican Party operatives, and elected officials have blanketed cable news shows on MSNBC and CNN offering […]
Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism

Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism

October 24, 2021
"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."
Immigrants & Problem History of Citizenship Day

Immigrants & Problem History of Citizenship Day

October 22, 2021
During his first Citizenship Day speech on Sept. 17, 1952, President Truman warmly greeted the immigrants attending the annual meeting of the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, D.C. Later that day, they would take the Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony, shedding their status as immigrants to become U.S. citizens. In commemoration of…
Voting Rights Bill Blocked Again

Voting Rights Bill Blocked Again

October 20, 2021
Republicans Block Debate on Voting Rights On October 20, 2021, the US Senate held a vote on a voting rights bill, the Freedom to Vote Act, designed to secure the right to vote and stop the advance of restrictive laws being enacted in Republican-controlled states and jurisdictions across the country. That voting rights bill was […]
George Breitman Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution

George Breitman Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution

October 20, 2021
Malcolm X And The Third American Revolution: The Writings Of George Breitman (Revolutionary Studies): 9781591020974: Marcus, Anthony: Books
Kehinde Wiley’s Times Square Monument: That’s No Robert E. Lee

Kehinde Wiley’s Times Square Monument: That’s No Robert E. Lee

October 8, 2021
The sculpture, of an African-American man in streetwear and mounted on a horse, was unveiled Friday and will eventually move to Richmond, Va., home to a number of Confederate memorials.ImageThe sculpture, called “Rumors of War,” is Kehinde Wiley’s first work of public art and his first major piece since his portrait of President Obama.CreditCreditRachel Papo…
Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19?

July 24, 2021
Africa is hard hit by the Covid-19 crisis and especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. A new report suggests ways the continent can build back better as it … Read More The post Africa: Is a Green Recovery in Africa Possible After Covid-19? appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-is-a-green-recovery-in-africa-possible-after-covid-19-2/
South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now

July 22, 2021
As the dust settles on insurrection, government must acknowledge the urgent need to repurpose a failing security system. The attempted insurrection of the past week affirms the extent to which … Read More The post South Africa’s Security Sector Is in Crisis – Reform Must Start Now appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africas-security-sector-is-in-crisis-reform-must-start-now-2/
Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

July 22, 2021
Massive desolation continues to engulf populations of at least 10 African countries for a fifth week running, in the wake of poor medical responses and a biting oxygen shortage. WHO … Read More The post Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-continent-faces-acute-shortages-of-oxygen-supplies-and-icu-beds-2/
As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs

As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs

July 21, 2021
The Los Angeles Sentinel, a weekly Black-owned newspaper, reported on the pivotal anniversary last week. Joyce Marie Beatty serves as the U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 3rd congressional district. Since 2013, … Read More The post As the Congressional Black Caucus celebrates its 50th year, we need to have their backs appeared first on Black Politics. […]
Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market

July 20, 2021
A struggling mushroom grower in Oshikoto says he will soon start making biscuits, an addition to his existing wide range of products such as soup, dried mushrooms and seeds. This … Read More The post Namibia: Mushroom Grower Dreams of Formal Market appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/namibia-mushroom-grower-dreams-of-formal-market/
Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The National Response Measures

July 19, 2021
Windhoek — Fellow Namibians, good morning. The country has crossed two significant milestones over the past 14-day observance period. We have exceeded 100,000 cumulative cases and over 2,000 deaths have … Read More The post Namibia: Statement by His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob on the Occassion of The 31st Covid-19 Public Briefing On The […]
Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development

July 19, 2021
Political Editor The Government will continue engaging local investors in the rebuilding of the country as they have demonstrated that the development of the nation can be done using local … Read More The post Zimbabwe: Local Expertise to Anchor National Development appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/zimbabwe-local-expertise-to-anchor-national-development-3/
Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach

July 19, 2021
Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of social class, or place of residence. For a pregnant woman dwelling either in the hills … Read More The post Africa: Community Health Workers As the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery – Rwanda’s Approach appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-community-health-workers-as-the-backbone-of-primary-healthcare-delivery-rwandas-approach/
Huge Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to Whites

Huge Black Voter Turnout Historical Threat to Whites

July 17, 2021
Black Voter Turnout Leads to White Backlash Since the end of slavery in the US, increases in Black Voter Turnout have led to a white backlash. Black voter turnout during the Reconstruction era of the 1870s lead to the emergence of large numbers of African American elected officials in the American South. This black political […]
Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade

July 16, 2021
The Initiators of Change Foundation, an organisation focused on governance, poverty reduction, empowerment and human resource has presented a Lifetime in A Portrait Award to the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu … Read More The post Africa: Vice President Bawumia Is Africa’s Digital Revolutionary Leader of the Decade appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-vice-president-bawumia-is-africas-digital-revolutionary-leader-of-the-decade-2/
South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots

South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots

July 16, 2021
Zimbabwe’s industries will likely feel the pinch of the violent demonstrations and looting unfolding in South Africa, its largest trading partner, as trade channels get clogged and supply chains disrupted. … Read More The post South Africa: Zim to Feel Heat From SA Riots appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/south-africa-zim-to-feel-heat-from-sa-riots/
Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose

Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose

July 16, 2021
Rachel Anne Gillett, Utrecht University In the penalty shoot-out that saw Italy defeat England in the UEFA Euro 2020 final, the skill of the goalkeepers was overshadowed by the perceived … Read More The post Africa: Racism in Sport – Why It Comes to the Surface When Teams Lose appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-racism-in-sport-why-it-comes-to-the-surface-when-teams-lose/
BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’

BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’

July 13, 2021
Friday, July 9 at 8/7c, the most powerful woman in the country is sitting down with journalist Soledad O’Brien for State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris.  The half-hour primetime special was taped … Read More The post BET News To Air ‘State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris’ appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/bet-news-to-air-state-of-our-union-vice-president-kamala-harris-4/
Africa: Fulbeh Africa to Hold Int’l Peace Conference

Africa: Fulbeh Africa to Hold Int’l Peace Conference

July 12, 2021
Fulbeh Africa Association, a youth-led cultural charitable organisation has announced that its first intercultural peace conference since the establishment of the organisation will be held on Saturday 31st July 2021. … Read More The post Africa: Fulbeh Africa to Hold Int’l Peace Conference appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-fulbeh-africa-to-hold-intl-peace-conference/
East Africa: How Covid-19 Has Increased Fertility, Adolescent Pregnancy and Maternal Deaths in East and Southern African Countries

East Africa: How Covid-19 Has Increased Fertility, Adolescent Pregnancy and Maternal Deaths in East and Southern African Countries

July 11, 2021
LUANDA, Angola, MBABANE, Eswatini, PRETORIA, South Africa and LUSAKA, Zambia–“Young people are able to access [sexual and reproductive health] services but not as much as they used to before the lockdown,” said Kondelwani Kamanga, a 27-year-old student from Zambia. Globally, weaknesses in health-care systems have been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the provision of […]
Black man arrested on $100K bond for voting, and Texas GOP advances bill making it harder to vote

Black man arrested on $100K bond for voting, and Texas GOP advances bill making it harder to vote

July 11, 2021
“The arrest and prosecution of Mr. Rogers should alarm all Texans,” said Andre Segura, legal director of the ACLU of Texas. “He waited in line for over six hours to vote to fulfill what he believed to be his civic duty, and is now locked up on a bail amount that most people could not afford. “He […]
Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 150,000 Across Continent

Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 150,000 Across Continent

July 11, 2021
Cape Town — As of July 10 confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 5,869,127 while over 37,004,431 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 150,483 and 5,067,406 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases 2,157,687 and 63,873 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (539,839), Tunisia (481,735), Egypt (282,864), […]
Beauty Salons Barbershops & Pandemic Reality

Beauty Salons Barbershops & Pandemic Reality

July 10, 2021
Before the pandemic, beauty salons and barbershops have always played a key role in helping to educate their patrons in the African American community. The effort to get the word out about the coronavirus pandemic and spreading information about vaccinations means meeting people where they are for the White House COVID Response Team. So a […]
Zimbabwe: Jah Prayzah Ropes in Local Acts for Album Launch

Zimbabwe: Jah Prayzah Ropes in Local Acts for Album Launch

July 9, 2021
Musicians Trevor Dongo, Mwenje Mathole, Mbeu and Feli Nandi will be the supporting acts for tonight’s Jah Prayzah virtual “Gwara” album launch performances on Gateway Stream music platform. Last weekend, Jah Prayzah released the audio songs for his new album “Gwara” on the same platform and promised fans a virtual performance today. IThe three-hour long […]
Africa: Iconic African Curator – Okwui Enwezor

Africa: Iconic African Curator – Okwui Enwezor

July 8, 2021
Often credited for turning global attention to the rich and expansive art of the Global South, he battled fiercely against the deeply embedded and reductive nature of the Euro- and Western-centric art world. This week, our Maverick Life Art School series takes a closer look at the undeniably iconic Okwui Enwezor Curator: Okwuchukwu Emmanuel Enwezor […]
Africa: Gambia Chairs Africa Group At the United Nations

Africa: Gambia Chairs Africa Group At the United Nations

July 7, 2021
BANJUL, 6 July 2021: The Republic of The Gambia has been nominated to chair the Africa Group of Permanent Representatives at the United Nations in New York for the month of July. The Africa Group at the United Nations is made up of 54 African Union Member States. The bloc coordinates efforts on various topics, […]
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