Tag: power

Puff piece on Barr shows once again what an amoral, power-hungry snake Mitch McConnell is

June 28, 2021
According to Barr—and confirmed by McConnell himself—McConnell repeatedly urged him to publicly dump cold water on Trump’s claims that the election had been stolen. As McConnell was asking Barr to speak out, he himself stayed silent about the outcome of the election even after Joe Biden had widely been called as the winner. Why wouldn’t McConnell

Africa: How African Union Members Came to Share Power Despite Themselves

June 13, 2021
The African Union (AU) held its first summit in 2002, establishing itself as a new international organisation. It also launched a new vision for African security cooperation. Nearly two decades later, it is worth reflecting on the process that produced that vision. It may have something to teach us about international negotiations. The vision is

Mozambique: Harnessing the Power of Data to Assist Rape Survivor, 14, and Convict Rapist in Mozambique

March 11, 2021
MAPUTO, Mozambique–“You cannot solve a problem that you don’t understand” – so the saying goes. This is why it is critical to collect data if you want to make informed, evidenced-based decisions on ending sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). “To put an end to this violence, it is necessary to know the patterns and trends,

Former Trump advisor says Texas power outages are consequence of electing Biden

February 21, 2021
The New York TimesCruz and Cuomo Face Scandal. Trump Can’t Save Them.Even by Washington standards, this has been a particularly shameless week. With millions of Texans freezing in their homes, Sen. Ted Cruz fled to a Mexican beach, offering his constituents little more than the political cliché of wanting to be a “good dad.” (Apparently,

Africa: Joe Biden’s in-Tray for Africa As He Takes Power Today

January 20, 2021
Africa may be looking up to Joe Biden and his Vice President Kamala Harris to right the wrongs of Donald Trump as the pair take power following a chaotic political season in the US. And while Biden will most certainly consider addressing domestic issues first after his swearing in this afternoon in Washington, his in-tray

Trump is Jealous of the Power Mitch McConnell Wields

December 31, 2020
It has been very obvious over the last 4 years that Donald Trump does not enjoy the job of president. It has been equally obvious, though, that Trump very much enjoys the power of the job. And Trump has exercised that power over the last few weeks in the form of pardons for his political

Mozambique: Sasol Pulling Out of Ressano Garcia Power Station

December 23, 2020
Maputo — The South African petrochemical giant Sasol has announced that it is selling its share of the gas-fired Ressano Garcia Thermal Power Station (CTRG), in the far south of Mozambique to the Nigerian company, Azura Power Limited, for 145 million US dollars. Sasol has a 49 per cent holding in CTRG. The other 51

Why Trump Has No Power to Postpone the 2020 Election

July 30, 2020
President Trump, who is trailing badly in polling of the race for the White House, suggested on Thursday that the Nov. 3 general election be delayed “until people can properly, securely and safely vote.” Even for him, floating the idea of postponing the election was an extraordinary breach of presidential decorum.But the president does not

MoveOn members in 2019: Putting our people power to work | MoveOn.Org

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] By Peyton Forte. Tuesday, December 31 2019 2019 | MoveOn members | people power MoveOn members began 2019 with new hope for our future as a new Congress was sworn in—the most diverse House of Representatives in history, with many progressive champions MoveOn members played pivotal roles in electing. And we ended the year

Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics)

September 28, 2019
Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics) [Ashley D. Farmer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations. Complicating the assumption that sexism relegated black women to the margins

Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics)

September 23, 2019
Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics) [Ashley D. Farmer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations. Complicating the assumption that sexism relegated black women to the margins

Republicans-If You&’re Really Against Racism-Restore Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder ...

Who was Malcolm X

December 8, 2014
Who was Malcolm X Student Questions and Answers Can anyone tell me about Malcolm X? I saw Malcolm X book in the longest yard movie…so, I became interested to know about Malcolm X. I need a full feedback about this a.s.a.p. Posted by One Malcolm X, 1925–65, African American (revolutionary black nationalist) leader in the United States,

Eyes on the Prize – 09 – Power! 1967-1968

November 24, 2014
Power! (1966-68) The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. Substandard teaching practices prompt parents to gain educational

Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts

November 20, 2014
LDF Applauds Senate Confirmation of First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts On November 18, 2014, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., (LDF) welcomed the historic votes by the U.S. Senate to confirm the first African-American female judges ever to serve on Georgia’s federal judiciary. The Senate confirmation of Leslie Abrams to the

[1/7] The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

October 17, 2014
The Black Power Mixtape examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in the black community and Diaspora from 1967 to 1975. The film combines music, startling 16mm footage (lying undiscovered in the cellar of Swedish Television for 30 years), and contemporary audio interviews from leading African-American artists, activists, musicians and scholars. Writen and Directed

RBG | "The Black Power MixTape" Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary

October 17, 2014
FULL FILM DESCRIPTION http://blackpowermixtape.com/ In the late ’60s, after the assassination of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, the civil rights movement in America gave way to a more militant breed of activists who were demanding greater self-determination for the African-American community and the right to defend themselves against a system they felt was

The Black Power Movement

October 17, 2014
This is an history photo montage and overview on The Black Power Movment I did for my independent history class I am currently doing. Enjoy!!! -note: When I uploaded the video onto youtube it significantly lowered the sound. So to hear it you need to turn up the volume on your computer up very high

Booker T Washington vs W.E.B. DuBois — Analyzing Their Differences

October 6, 2014
HipHughes spends a few moments throwing down the basics about the early 20th century civil rights leaders, WEB DuBois and Booker T Washington. Love history? Come “like” / follow HipHughes History on Facebook! Play games like “Bad Rhymes” and “Who the Hell am I”? Get you name on the scoreboard and if you’re really good

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

The Black Power Movement; March 31, 2006

October 2, 2014
The Black Power Movement: Self-Determination, Transformation and Sabotage Kathleen Cleaver Senior Lecturer in Law, Emory School of Law, Emory University Senior Lecturer, Department of African and African American Studies, Yale University Kathleen Cleaver, former National Press Secretary for the Black Panther Political Party, discusses her experiences in one of the most recognized and revered groups

The Black Power and Black Arts Movement: An Inseparable Connection

September 30, 2014
This project interrogates the interrelationships between the functional and ideological similarities between the Black Art aesthetic and the Conceptualization of Black Power doing the 70’s. More than a mere production of visual symbology or pictorial aside, this movie illustrates the necessity of art in reconfiguring and re-representing the concepts of self determination necessary for realizing

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: $33.83 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

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

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