James Armistead aka James Lafayette

James Armistead aka James Lafayette

Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

December 29, 2014
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. Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes to respect and to ensure to all individuals within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction the […]
Who Are The Moors

Who Are The Moors

December 23, 2014
See larger image African Europeans: An Untold History (Audible Audiobook) New From: $24.95 In Stock Who Are The Moors: Explore the Truth about when Black Men Ruled the World Many historians have said the Moors were the group that brought the Western world out of the Dark Ages – making a significant impact on the […]
One Out of Every 25 Death Row Inmates Innocent

One Out of Every 25 Death Row Inmates Innocent

December 22, 2014
Study – Many Death Row Inmates Innocent Study shows that 4% of death row inmates are innocent.  A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences uses statistical techniques to estimate that one in every 25 death row inmates in America would be exonerated, given enough time and attention. The study […]
UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case Closed

UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case Closed

December 21, 2014
Ancient Black Chinese From East Africa ” (by PROFESSOR JIN LI – Fudan University Shanghai) An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia… UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case… UNTOLD BLACK […]
A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

December 21, 2014
A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace! – http://www.blackpolitics.org 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 the officer, Darren Wilson, as an adversary. For all of […]
In Historic Move, Obama Normalized Relations with Cuba

In Historic Move, Obama Normalized Relations with Cuba

December 18, 2014
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 the US and push for a lifting of the decades-old U.S. trade embargo on Cuba. The CBC sent delegations to Havana to dialogue with Havana in pursuit of normalizing relations between […]
Brown v. Board of Education – Its Historical Importance – Benjamin Hooks

Brown v. Board of Education – Its Historical Importance – Benjamin Hooks

December 17, 2014
Brown v. Board of Education The legal history leading up to Brown v. Board of Education is explained by former NAACP leader, Benjamin Hooks. The point that I am trying to make is that the leaders the civil rights local did something thinking. Somehow the thought has been put on us that we just marched and demonstrated.  It was not marching […]
Who was Malcolm X

Who was Malcolm X

December 8, 2014
Who was Malcolm X Student Questions and Answers Can anyone tell me about Malcolm X? I saw Malcolm X book in the longest yard movie…so, I became interested to know about Malcolm X. I need a full feedback about this a.s.a.p. Posted by One Malcolm X, 1925–65, African American (revolutionary black nationalist) leader in the United States, […]
Secret Grand Juries +White Police and Prosecutors=No Justice & Dead Black Men

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

December 6, 2014
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

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

November 20, 2014
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 the U.S. Senate to confirm the first African-American female judges ever to serve on Georgia’s federal judiciary. The Senate confirmation of Leslie Abrams to the […]
Reflections on County Supervisor’s Claim that late Mayor of Jackson Mississippi was Murdered

Reflections on County Supervisor’s Claim that late Mayor of Jackson Mississippi was Murdered

November 17, 2014
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 doctors carry out a thorough autopsy to determine the cause of his death. Lumumba was an advocate of the creation of an independent black-majority nation in the US South. As a […]
SNCC – Julian Bond

SNCC – Julian Bond

November 9, 2014
Black Panthers (1968) part 2

Black Panthers (1968) part 2

October 28, 2014
Les 10 points du Black Panther Party (BPP)/ (1 à 3) Nous voulons la liberté. Nous voulons le pouvoir de déterminer la destinée de notre communauté noire. -Nous croyons que notre peuple ne sera pas libre tant qu’il n’aura pas la possibilité de décider de son propre destin. Nous voulons le plein emploi pour notre […]
Black Panthers (1968) part 4

Black Panthers (1968) part 4

October 28, 2014
Les 10 points du Black Panther Party (BPP) / (7 à 9) Nous exigeons qu’il soit immédiatement mis un terme aux BRUTALITÉS POLICIÈRES et aux MEURTRES de Noirs. -Nous croyons qu’il est en notre pouvoir de faire cesser la brutalité policière contre la communauté noire, en organisant des groupes d’autodéfense qui auront pour tâche de […]
Ex-Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin on the Execution of Troy Davis

Ex-Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin on the Execution of Troy Davis

October 26, 2014
The former Atlanta mayor speaks out on the controversial issue at a Sept. 22nd Kennesaw State University lecture.
Black Panthers 1968 (1)

Black Panthers 1968 (1)

October 19, 2014
Documentaire tourné a Oakland au cours des manifestations autour du procès Huey Newton, leader des activistes noirs du Black Panther Party.
The Assassination of George Jackson

The Assassination of George Jackson

October 8, 2014
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 our new video-series focusing on the Angola 3 and the many issues that are central to their story, like racism, repression, prisons, human rights, solitary confinement as torture, and […]
Folk Medicine Use Among The Gullah: Bridging The Gap Between Folk Medicine And Westernized Medicine

Folk Medicine Use Among The Gullah: Bridging The Gap Between Folk Medicine And Westernized Medicine

October 4, 2014
By Tiara S. Banks This study examined the practice of folk medicine among a group of African Americans living on the coast of the Sea Islands, the Gullah/Geechee. The Gullah/Geechee are descendants of enslaved Africans, transported from Western and West-Central Africa, who have preserved their African influenced culture consisting of language, food ways, rituals, and […]
RBG-How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

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

October 3, 2014
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 Hampton, to the Black Panthers to heroin and crack, the FBI has worked to destroy black people. COMPANION: COINTELPRO REVISITED-FBI Domestic Intelligence Activities and the […]
Reparations To African-Americans For Slavery (1/3)

Reparations To African-Americans For Slavery (1/3)

October 1, 2014
Amazon.com Widgets Author and activist Raymond Winbush argues why the U.S. government should pay reparations to African-Americans This post is one in a series of posts on this site discussing the issue of reparations to African Americans for centuries of enslavement and the subsequent 100 years of racial subjugation under the Jim Crow apartheid system. […]
Police Brutality – Protect Your Rights

Police Brutality – Protect Your Rights

August 24, 2014
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 Killed Every 28 Hours by Police or Vigilantes. It has been said, and demonstrated in practice, that police in America have a license to kill Blacks with impunity. The […]
Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond Trayvon Martin

Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond Trayvon Martin

August 13, 2014
Findings of Case Study The Impact of Race In U.S. Court Cases; Beyond The Trayvon Martin Case Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A Just Cause, an advocate for the wrongfully convicted, released findings from it study on race and justice in the United Sates. The study includes a review of the IRP-6 case and the […]
Ban the Box

Ban the Box

August 8, 2014
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 New Jersey, the Opportunity to Compete Act, also know as “ban the box” has gained support from civil leaders and legislators. The purpose of the legislation is to ban […]
Robert F. Williams-Father of Black Power Movement

Robert F. Williams-Father of Black Power Movement

August 7, 2014
See larger image Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power (Paperback) New From: $50.55 In Stock Robert F. Williams Black Power Before Black Power Movement   Robert F. Williams is arguable one key historical figure whose rightful place in American history has been ignored. Rob was truly a man ahead […]
Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa

Obama Takes the Lead on Doing Business with Africa

August 7, 2014
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   ESTABLISHING THE PRESIDENT’S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON DOING BUSINESS IN AFRICA By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of […]
African American Politics: A History of Struggle

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

August 6, 2014
[wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” lightbox=”true”] African American Politics: A History of Struggle   In the year 2008, tens of millions of African Americans turned out in historic numbers to propel Barak Obama to the US Democratic Party nomination and, ultimately, the Presidency of the United States.  The turnout in that election was the culmination of a […]
African Geography – Cities and Countries

African Geography – Cities and Countries

July 19, 2014
African Geography – Cities and Countries African Geography – Cities and Countries A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created … – 38 North A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created …38 NorthHaving brokered deals in places such as South Sudan and Central African […]
Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

July 16, 2014
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 Peasantry in Northern Nigeria” and “Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta.” He spoke to NAM editor Andrew Lam about the recent kidnappings […]
W E B Dubois Souls of Black Folks and the Harlem Renaissance

W E B Dubois Souls of Black Folks and the Harlem Renaissance

June 3, 2014
W E B Dubois – Souls of Black Folks Questions and Answers What is the purpose of W.E.B Du Bois The Souls of Black Folks book?Im reading this book, but is quite hard to understand. What is the purpose of this author? What is he trying to let us understand? Thank you much! Please don’t […]
Editor&’s Statement – African American Politics – A History of Struggle

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

February 24, 2014
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 and Black Power movements, or the rise of Black elected officials up to, and including, the election of Barak Obama, African Americans have engaged in deliberate […]
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