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

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

  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 … Read More

W E B Dubois Souls of Black Folks and the Harlem Renaissance

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 … Read More

Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW]

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 … Read More

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther 2 of 3

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 … Read More