Tag: black politics

Major Milestones in the African American Freedom Struggle

March 14, 2015
The African American Struggle for Freedom An Historical Overview The long freedom struggle of the African American was first and foremost against the institution of slavery. After the Civil War, many African Americans were elected to local, state, and federal office as African Americans struggled to build democracy in the American South. That period was known

Obama Withstood Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

March 11, 2015
The open letter sent by Republicans to Iran is but the latest insult to the first African American President of the US. Added to all of the previous insults and consistent efforts to undermine Barak Obama as President, the letter conveys a very clear message to African American voters. You may register, you may vote,

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!

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

Black Athletes Stand with Black Community in Protest

December 20, 2014
BBC History – Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali was the first man to win the undisputed world heavyweight boxing title three times. … play Muhammad Ali refuses to fight in the Vietnam War … Derrick Rose, Lebron James, members of St Louis Rams Stand with Black Community in Protest Echoing the example set by Muhammad Ali, some 50

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

The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding

November 27, 2014
The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding – https://www.blackpolitics.org Bloody Sunday BLOODY SUNDAY The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks–and three events–that represented the political and emotional peak of the m…   Editor’s Note – The modern Voting Rights movement can be traced to the 1944 decision of

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

Affluent African American Cities

October 27, 2014
Pete's Cheat Sheet® – Flagpole Magazine Pete's Cheat Sheet®Flagpole MagazineThis runoff highlights the dual role all commissioners play: They represent their individual districts, but they also govern the city as a whole. So, the voters in District 3 will be electing somebody who will keep an … She has moreover shown a keen … https://www.blackpolitics.org/african-ame…

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