Race a Significant Factor at Almost Every Stage of Criminal Prosecutions in Manhattan

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  conducted by the Vera … Read More

Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

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” … Read More

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

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 … Read More

Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW]

Sonia Sanchez, great voice of the Black Arts Movement and beyond Consider it a creative insult to limit poetry’s national recognition to the month of April. Nonetheless, I thank the … Read More

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther 2 of 3

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther References: http://www.amazon.com/The-Assassination-Fred-Hampton-Murdered/dp/1569767092 Fred Hampton http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-rutberg/nothing-but-a-northern-ly_b_355670.html December 4 ,2009 , marked the fortieth anniversary of … Read More