The National/International Reparations Summit – Final Communiqué

  Growing Global African Reparations Movement April 9-11, 2015, New York City, NY, USA In the spirit of the Durban Declaration of 2001 which declared the Atlantic Slave Trade and chattel slavery … Read More

The Afro Hair Do – Then, and Now

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 … Read More

Historic Pan African Reparations Summit Planned for New York

  Institute of the Black World to host April 2015 Reparations Summit African, Caribbean, South, Central American and African American Reparations Leaders to attend New York, Jan. 3, 2015…The New York-based Institute … Read More

21 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About D’Angelo

D’Angelo   The elusive prodigy opened up in Brooklyn, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. 1. D’Angelo started playing piano when he was 3. 2. … Read More

History of the Black Panther Party: Huey Newton and the Price of Black Power in America (1994)

Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 — August 22, 1989) was an African-American political and urban activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. Newton … Read More

Police Brutality – Protect Your Rights

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 … 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