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 Survived Republicans, Billionaires, Racists

March 11, 2015
See larger image Hollow Resistance: Obama, Trump and the Politics of Appeasement (Paperback) New From: $16.95 In Stock Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists threw everything at Barak Obama. Not only did he remain standing, but he flexed his muscle as chief executive officer of America – defying all odds. The March 9,

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! – 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

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 – http://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 … http://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

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: $31.40 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

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?’

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

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

Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

May 22, 2014
Questions and Answers Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta Differences and Similarity between Booker T’s ideas and Du Bois Ideas?Compare and contrast thier ideas. Posted by Chrisna S [display_name id=”1″]1989- Booker T. Washington and WEB Dubois offered different strategies for dealing with the problems of poverty and discrimination faced by Black Americans at the end

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.

Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW]

April 27, 2014
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 establishment (a.k.a. the Academy of American Poets) for establishing National Poetry Month, as readers politely dust the dirt off poetry titles too often neglected. For

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

Barack Obama's Speeches

April 22, 2014
Barack Obama’s Speeches – 2008 Democratic National Convention     More references to Barak Obama here at Black Politics References: Barack Obama’s speech on 50th anniversary of March – Christian … Aug 28, 2013 … The full text of the speech by President Obama given Wednesday in Washington on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther

Reconstruction: The Second Civil War {1 of 2}

March 27, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KNhf3ZkSuU The story of the tumultuous years after the #civil War during which America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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

Racism, School Desegregation Laws and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States

March 25, 2014
The African-American #Civil #Rights #Movement (1955–1968) refers to the social movements in the #United #States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against … Video Rating: 4 / 5

Black Reconstruction in the South: The Freedpeople and the Economics of Land and Labor

March 25, 2014
The Civil War and #reconstruction (HIST 119) Professor Blight begins this lecture in Washington, where the passage of the first Reconstruction Act by Congress… Video Rating: 4 / 5

TOTR Productions Presents: UnTold Black History…EVERYONE&’S HISTORY

March 24, 2014
See larger image A History of the African-Olmecs: Black Civilizations of America from Prehistoric Times to the Present Era (Paperback) New From: $19.95 In Stock Untold Black History Olmecs – Slave Trade – Moors Native Americans – Indians – Chinese Ancestors – African – Mexico – South America The Untold Black History that will make

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