Tag: politics

America Is Undergoing Seismic Changes. Its Politics? Hardly.

July 4, 2021
In another age, the events of this season would have been nearly certain to produce a major shift in American politics — or at least a meaningful, discernible one.Over a period of weeks, the coronavirus death rate plunged and the country considerably eased public health restrictions. President Biden announced a bipartisan deal late last month

Politics & Poetry, a new podcast about the nexus of politics and poetry has launched

January 6, 2021
Politics and Poetry Logo “Our mission is to uncover the power unleashed in the synergy of politics and poetry.” Lexi Hunter, Co-Host, Politics and Poetry. ATLANTA (PRWEB) January 05, 2021 First-time producers, Lisa Campbell, Ron Campbell, Lexi Hunter, and Haley Lunski are thrilled to announce the launch of the premier episode of Politics &

Trump, Biden and the Tough Guy, Nice Guy Politics of 2020

November 2, 2020
A decade later, when the younger Bush ran against John Kerry, he took a similar tack: He taunted his opponent for speaking French and painted him as an out-of-touch aristocrat even as he tried to present himself as a “war president.”“This happens all the time,” said Tristan Bridges, an associate professor of sociology at the

The Colour Complicated (Revised): The Politics of Skin Colour in A brand new Millennium by Kathy Russell-Cole, Midge Wilson, and Ronald E….

September 15, 2019
The Colour Complicated (Revised): The Politics of Skin Colour in A brand new Millennium by Kathy Russell-Cole, Midge Wilson, and Ronald E. Hall A provocative exploration of how Western requirements of splendor are influencing cultures throughout the globe and impacting very own, professional, romantic and familial relationships. Processes like epidermis lightening in India, hair smoothing in

Brown v. Board of Education – The Court Decision that Rocked America 60 years Ago

March 28, 2015
      Brown v. Board of Education On May 17, 1954, the US Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education, a  history altering decision, that, “in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place" [ic_google_news keyword="Brown v. Board of Education"] Brown v. Board of Education of

The Long Road to Brown, 1865-1954

March 28, 2015
The Long Road to Brown, 1865-1954 Long before the 1954 brown v Board of Education, African Americans across the South fought against the Apartheid system of Jim Crow and for quality public education. Within the separate and unequal system African Americans built their own quality education system. The problem was not necessarily the separate system, but

SNCC – STUDENT NON VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE – LEGACY PROJECT – 99% SPRING – WHO WE ARE

October 3, 2014
Those of us who fought to empower the disenfranchised in the 1960s, we veterans of the Southern Civil Rights Movement are now called upon to defend everything we have won. We now have the opportunity to join, at its inception, the 99% Spring Movement to train 100,000 people in economic literacy as well as the

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

October 2, 2014
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 had a long series of confrontations with law enforcement, including several convictions, while he participated in political activism. He continued to pursue an education, eventually

Politics, Power and Idenity, The Black Arts Movement

October 2, 2014
http://harlemtalkradio.com The National Black Theatre held a symposium: The Black Arts Movement: Finding Identity In The Midst of Artistic and Political Upheaveal NYC Council Member Charles Barron, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Dr. Rosalind Jeffries, Ademola Olugabefola, moderated by Ralph Carter. Politics, money and idenity, The Black Arts Movement – understanding how the game is played in

Sonia Sanchez-Black Arts Movement (BAM) to Hip Hop

September 30, 2014
This was a panel discussion from a few years back where several members of the Black Arts Movement spoke including poet Sonia Sanchez .. They gave up game on the History of the Black Arts Movement, their lives and the role art plays in shaping politics and the world around them..Here’s what Ms Sanchez had
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