Tag: US.

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

Dr John Hope Franklin on meeting Dr W E B Du Bois

October 10, 2014
Dr. John Hope Franklin describes meeting Dr, W,E.B. Du Bois for the first time in this interview with Dr. Ron Walters. He also speaks about his close friend Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Also featured are dedicated community activist Hodari Abdul Ali and one of the USA’s most talented poets and writer Ms. Laini Mataka who

Crisis of Leadership in Chicago – Harold Washington @ Univ of IL 1982

October 9, 2014
[cjwizard]Your Keywords,3,,,,,,,,,,,[/cjwizard]See more at http://eblackchicago.org/HAROLD This is a video of a presentation by US Congressman Harold Washington at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the crisis of leadership in Chicago, September, 1982. Organized by the Afro American Studies Department, chaired by Dr. Abdul Alkalimat.   [cjwizard]now foods,10,,,,,,USD,,,0,,[/cjwizard]

Folk Medicine Use Among The Gullah: Bridging The Gap Between Folk Medicine And Westernized Medicine

October 4, 2014
By Tiara S. Banks This study examined the practice of folk medicine among a group of African Americans living on the coast of the Sea Islands, the Gullah/Geechee. The Gullah/Geechee are descendants of enslaved Africans, transported from Western and West-Central Africa, who have preserved their African influenced culture consisting of language, food ways, rituals, and

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 **

Police Brutality – Protect Your Rights

August 24, 2014
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 by Police or Vigilantes. It has been said, and demonstrated in practice, that police in America have a license to kill Blacks with impunity. The

African American Politics: A History of Struggle

August 6, 2014
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 massive upswing in Black

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

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