Tag: Black Activists

Elombe Brath – African Internationalist – Pan Africanist – Garveyite

March 28, 2015
African American activists know May 19th as the birthday of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, or Malcolm X. As fate would have it, renowned African internationalist and Pan Africanist scholar, activist, and leader, Elombe Brath, joined the spiritual world of the ancestors on May 19th 2014. I cannot think of a more gifted Pan Africanist

Congressman John Conyers Jr First African American Dean of Congress

December 29, 2014
Spotlight on Congressman John Conyers Jr  First African American Dean of Congress In January 2015, Congressman John Conyers Jr, officially became the first African American Dean of Congress. The retirement of U.S. Rep. John Dingell means  that John Conyers Jr. became the Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives after fending off a  primary challenge earlier

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 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,

African American Slave Revolts and Rebellions

November 27, 2014
African American Slave Revolts and Rebellions Harriet Tubman Biography: Underground Railroad Conductor http://womenshistory.about.com/od/harriettubman/a/tubman_moses.htm Harriet Tubman Biography – From Slavery to Freedom [2] Underground Railroad Conductor, Abolitionist, Women’s Rights Advocate What was the Underground Railroad ? : Harriet Tubman What was the Underground Railroad? The Underground Railway was a loosely organized … Check out these sites

28 Unknown Facts: Black History

November 9, 2014
Black History is American History. This piece cites many amazing African Americans who’s contribution to our nation often go unrecognized. This video is brought to you by S4T Works, a multimedia education non profit, specializing in workshops that fuse education and the arts.

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

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

Adam Clayton Powell unseated 1967

October 27, 2014

The black vote, more than 40% of the Brazilian electorate

October 27, 2014
Like the women’s vote, the black vote will be one of the decisive demographs in the Brazilian presidential elections. Black and brown people represent 42.2% of the electorate. teleSUR

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.

[1/7] The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

October 17, 2014
The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars. Writen and Directed

The Black Power Movement

October 17, 2014
This is an history photo montage and overview on The Black Power Movment I did for my independent history class I am currently doing. Enjoy!!! -note: When I uploaded the video onto youtube it significantly lowered the sound. So to hear it you need to turn up the volume on your computer up very high

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

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

Poetry of the Black Arts Movement

October 2, 2014
A quick description of the Black Arts Movement, with some examples of the poetry that was influenced by it.

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

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

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

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

August 7, 2014
See larger image Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power (Paperback) New From: $37.50 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

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

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

Booker T Washington and WEB Dubois

May 22, 2014
[monetize id=”1″] Questions and Answers Booker T Washington and WEB Dubois WEB Dubois VS booker T washington?I just wanna know the bad about the two. I know their intentions were good but i want to know the bad side to both people. Thank you 🙂 Any help is accepted :] Posted by Manuel [display_name id=”1″]W.E.B.

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

April 25, 2014
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 the death of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. On December 4th, 1969, Chicago police raided Fred Hampton’s apartment and shot and killed him in his

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther Part 1

April 25, 2014
  References: Police kill two members of the Black Panther Party — History.com … Four other Black Panthers were wounded in the raid, as well as two police officers. … by FBI informant William O’Neal, who was third in command of the Chicago … Black Panther Party – Marxists Internet Archive A history of the Black

Adam Clayton Powell explains Black Power 1968

April 23, 2014

Malcolm X – Ballot or Bullet

April 23, 2014
  The Ballot or The Bullet was a speech by Malcolm X mostly about black nationalism delivered April 12, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan. This speech is in the publ…

Lift Every Voice: The Naacp and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

March 27, 2014
#Lift #Every #Voice: The #naacp and the #Making of the #Civil #Rights #Movement A remarkable achievement. The heroes and heroines are all there, the pace is fast, and the level of emotion is truly high. Dr. Sullivan has achieved for the NAACP centennial and for all of us an exciting account of its life. –JOHN