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

How Racist White America Continues To React To 'Black-Political-Power'

September 29, 2014
Forget Red vs. Blue — It’s ‘Slave States’ vs. ‘Free States’ From 2012 Onwards: http://www.afroarticles.com/article-dashboard/Article/Forget-Red-vs–Blue—-It-s–Slave-States–vs—Free-States–From-2012-Onwards/256663 ** Visit PoliticalArticles.NET: http://www.politicalarticles.net/ ** Want To Show Us Some Love? Go Here: http://tinyurl.com/leh6kd5 ** Signup For Our Blog Newsletter and We’ll Drop You a Line When New Articles Come Up: — MAIN OPTION: http://tinyurl.com/main-option — OTHER OPTIONS: http://tinyurl.com/other-options2 **

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

Race a Significant Factor at Almost Every Stage of Criminal Prosecutions in Manhattan

July 27, 2014
Race is a significant factor at nearly every stage of criminal prosecutions in Manhattan, from setting bail to negotiating a plea deal to sentencing. A 2-year study  conducted by the Vera Institute of Justice confirmed what has been common knowledge among African Americans. nationwide. The study of the Manhattan D.A’s office found that, in Manhattan, Black and

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

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

June 17, 2014
  African American Mayors The Conference of Black Mayors African American Mayors In 1967 Carl Stokes and Richard Hatcher were elected as mayors of Cleveland, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana, respectively. They are considered as the first African American mayors of major American cities. Together with Kenneth Gibson of Newark, New Jersey, Carl Stokes and Richard G. Hatcher, became

Map of African Countries and Major Cities

June 16, 2014
Map of African Countries and Major Cities Zambia ranks 3rd on world’s 50 upcoming tourism destinations – postzambia.com Zambia ranks 3rd on world’s 50 upcoming tourism destinationspostzambia.comAccording to a list compiled by Love Home Swap, based on data from the World Travel and Tourism Council, the 2014/2015 top 50 upcoming countries to watch were dominated

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