Category: Youth

Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on Nation, Class and Patriarchy

September 28, 2019
Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on Nation, Class and Patriarchy - Kindle edition by Sanyika Shakur, Yusef "Bunchy" Shakur. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Stand Up, Struggle Forward: New Afrikan Revolutionary Writings on

When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story

April 30, 2015
When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story When the Police Kill Your Son: A Mother's Story I was introduced to Kathy Oliver, an African-American, at a Jamaican social club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It came out during our conversation that she was introduced to Jamaican culture by her significant other, a Rastafarian named

The Long Road to Brown, 1865-1954

March 28, 2015
The Long Road to Brown, 1865-1954 Long before the 1954 brown v Board of Education, African Americans across the South fought against the Apartheid system of Jim Crow and for quality public education. Within the separate and unequal system African Americans built their own quality education system. The problem was not necessarily the separate system, but

99% vs 1% – Skeptical Kid

February 24, 2015
Read more: https://imgflip.com/i/718nh References: 99% vs 1% 99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy movement | Animation … 15 Nov 2011 – 6 min It has been the rallying cry of the Occupy movement for the past two months – but is the US really …  Occupy protestors say it is 99% v 1%.

Remembering DJ E-Z Rock – "It takes Two"

January 19, 2015
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 Rock died on Sunday April 27, 2014. While no official cause of death was revealed at that time, On April 27, 2014 Biz Markie announced on Twitter that DJ E-Z Rock had died

The Afro Hair Do – Then, and Now

January 15, 2015
Afro Blowout Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed, Eduardo Munoz / Reuters (de Blasio), Gallo Images / Rex (Jackson), Everett Collection (Grier), Lee Lockwood/Time Life Pictures / Getty Images (Newton), Hulton Archive / Getty Images (Davis), Everett Collection (Roundtree) Dante de Blasio’s Afro undoubtedly helped boost interest in the New York mayoral candidacy of his father, Bill de Blasio,

1960S BLACK STUDENT MOVEMENT: SNCC – & THE SIT-INS

January 10, 2015
"In the sixties one of the main objectives of the black student movement was to breakdown barriers to African Americans achieving economic, political, and social parity in American society. When these barriers were temporarily altered, many African Americans thought the  "collective" struggle was over and concentrated on individual success. African Americans need to understand that

COINTELPRO – How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

December 31, 2014
The intentional destruction of Black America by the FBI using infiltration, counter-intelligence programs and drugs. From Marcus Garvey to Paul Robeson to Ma...

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! – https://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

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
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