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In the Name of Albert Ramon Dorsey and Dennis Todd Rogers #Boycott24

In the Name of Albert Ramon Dorsey and Dennis Todd Rogers #Boycott24

Dennis Todd Roger (L) murdered by LA Sheriff’s at the Ladera Heights location on 03/08/17 and Albert Ramon Dorsey (R) murdered by LA Sheriff’s...
Ending Mass Incarceration: Ideas from Today

Ending Mass Incarceration: Ideas from Today’s Leaders

By Inimai M. Chettiar, Priya Raghavan, Michael Waldman, Adureh Onyekwere — Source: The Brennan Center for Justice – brennancenter.org The American public has decisively concluded that our...
Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Maulana Karenga

Beyond the Bondage of Plantation Politics

Part. 1. By Dr. Maulana Karenga — During both the Holocaust of enslavement and the era of segregation, leaving the plantation was a metaphor, mental process and actual...
Mount Kenya peeks out from the clouds beyond a garlic farm in Embaringo, Kenya

China’s relationship with Africa is illustrated by garlic tensions

Farmers say Beijing’s growing presence in Kenya is having a negative impact on their lives, culture, and ability to make ends meet. By Ismail Einashe,...
Kenya Flag

Kenya’s ties with superpowers pay off

For decades particularly throughout the Cold War, African nations chose a side among the competing global powers. At the height of Soviet-American tensions in...
Campaign poster of 1856 Republican Candidates for President and Vice President John C. Frémont and William D. Dayton. US Senate

Antislavery Wasn’t Mainstream, Until It Was

After Republicans lost their first election in 1856, the nineteenth-century Nate Silvers were happy to declare the antislavery movement a radical, fringe idea. Four...
Maurice Bishop (1944-1983) - Maurice Rupert Bishop was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – popular efforts in the areas of socio-economic development, education, and Black liberation – that came to power during the 13 March 1979 revolution that removed Eric Gairy from office

The Spirit of Maurice Bishop and the CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Grenada

By David Comissiong — In this 40th anniversary year of the 1979 Grenada Revolution, the fates smiled upon our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when it was confirmed that...
Frederick Douglass

Slavery and the Family Tree

By Whitney Stewart, Black Perspectives — How do you make a family tree when you may not know your family history? Beyond the very real...
Rev. Sharpton and NAN to pay for funeral of pregnant woman killed by police

Rev. Sharpton and NAN to pay for funeral of pregnant woman killed by police

News — May 15 Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) to pay for funeral...
Pete Buttigieg gambles with criticism of identity politics

Pete Buttigieg gambles with criticism of identity politics

Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegMSNBC to host Harris town hall this month Poll: Buttigieg has 0 percent support among South Carolina black voters Poll:...
Thomas Craemer, associate professor of public policy, at the UConn Hartford campus

One Professor’s Journey to the Past Through Reparations

By Christine Buckley, UConn Today —  Last month, Georgetown University’s undergraduate students voted in favor of a referendum to voluntarily charge each student a fee...
White-Gravenor Hall of Georgetown University is shown.

A Reparations Movement Begat at Georgetown

A sixty-five-year-old student who is a descendant of slaves that the school once sold wants to make sure “the Jesuits atone for their sins.” By...
Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Don Rojas and Rev Herbert Daughtry at Benefit Tribute to Don Rojas, May 11, 2019, House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn, New York

Freedom fighter now fighting for his life

(L-R) Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Don Rojas and Rev. Herbert Daughtry at May 11, 2019 Benefit Tribute for Don Rojas By Herb Boyd — From far and...
Sheila Jackson Lee

The ‘lost cause’ of black politics?

By Roger House, The Hill — The black American demand for reparations over slavery and segregation has gained attention in political circles recently. How it emerged as...
Benefit Book Sale to help Don Rojas in his fight with Cancer

Benefit Book Sale to help Don Rojas in his fight with Cancer

EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY! — This extended opportunity expires at MIDNIGHT Sunday, May 12th. This weekend, purchases made on www.blackclassicbooks.com can help support Don Rojas,...
NAN Sacramento Know Your Rights Workshop Series

NAN Sacramento Know Your Rights Workshop Series

Chapter News — May 11 The National Action Network Sacramento is excited to work with Jason...
Reggie Miller leads Pacers to shocking comeback victory over Knicks

Rev. Al Sharpton discusses Antwon Rose, Joe Biden during Pittsburgh visit

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited Pittsburgh Tuesday evening to attend the 65th Annual NAACP Human Rights Dinner. This year's dinner carried the theme of...
Nigeria: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of March 2019)

Family, community gather at vigil for family of 6 killed in Harlem fire

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HARLEM — Friends, family and neighbors came together Wednesday evening to...
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives to address reporters as the Trump administration announces economic sanctions against Venezuela

What We Learn From the Archives

CIA public archives show the objective of U.S. policymakers, regardless of the political party, is to monitor the activities of foreign nations, particularly resource-rich...

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