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Is The Fuse Already Lit?
We ignore the past at our own peril. We must learn from history. Are we approaching this nation's own Soweto uprising? Our own Sharpsville massacre? Do the work and look these up.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Re: Farrakhan On Malcolm Shabazz Death: 'FBI Worked To Destroy Him, Malcolm X Legacy' [VIDEO]
During part 20 of his weekly series, The Time And What Must Be Done , Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam answered criticism about his deafening silence on the murder of Malcolm Shabazz , the grandson of iconic human rights activist and revolutionary, Malcolm X .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Religion News Service
Michael Browna s funeral echoes with cries for justice
ST. LOUIS Justice was a recurring theme as thousands of mourners packed the mammoth Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Monday for the funeral of Michael Brown, a black teen whose fatal shooting following a confrontation with a white police officer set off weeks of sometimes violent protests.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
'Selma' First Look: David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King
A cross, constructed entirely of lightbulbs, shines behind David Oyelowo as he approaches the pulpit of Atlanta's 145-year-old Wheat Street Baptist Church.
Review, 'Fetch Clay, Make Man': Riveting view of black male images
Eddie Ray Jackson doesn't look like Muhammad Ali at first glance. What matters is that he inhabits the role so well that you'll follow him anywhere Will Power 's "Fetch Clay, Make Man" wants to take you.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Graves Registry: What would Dr. King have said?
Martin Luther King's presence during the 1960s had glowed like a candle that beckoned all Americans forward to a kinder, safer place.
Marin Independent Journal
Theater review: Muhammad Ali spars with Stepin Fetchit in MTC play
Photo by Kevin Berne Roscoe Orman and Eddie Ray Jackson co-star in 'Fetch Clay, Make Man,' at Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley.
The Washington Post
Nothing Obama and Holder say will change racial debate over Ferguson
Attorney General Eric Holder is going to Ferguson, MO today, and we can all hope that he makes some progress in calming the situation and moving the investigation into Michael Brown's shooting forward.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Job fair to give Uptown residents the break they need
An upcoming career fair will bring more than a dozen prospective employers, training opportunities and services to low-income and formerly incarcerated residents in Washington Heights, where the unemployment rate hovers close to 6%, officials said.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New York Daily News
Harlem Week 2014: 'Lady Day' lives through Audra McDonald
In her portrayal of Billie Holiday in "Lady Day," Audra McDonald holds pooch playing the singer's Chihuahua, Roxy, as musical director/actor Shelton Becton looks on.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Family Reclaims Body of South African Journalist Who Died in NYC in 1965
Nelson Mandela called his journey against apartheid the long walk to freedom, and it's also been a long journey for a South African journalist who died in New York in the 1960s and is buried in Westchester.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Nobody Asked Me, But... No. 127: Hotel History: Hotel Theresa: the "Waldorf of Harlem"
The Hotel Theresa opened in 1913 on 125th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem and closed its doors as a hotel in 1970.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Black August - Passin It On (Part One): Generation to Generation
Os Qilombo & The Black August Organizing Committee Presents Black August - Passin It On : Generation to Generation The First in a Bay City Tour A Community Discussion With: URGENT UPDATE: CRITICAL PROGRAM CHANGES ****Due to unforeseen Circumstances Ilyasah Shabazz - The Daughter of Malcolm X, Trustee of the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial, ... (more)
Passing it on (Part Two): Justice for All - a Black Community Discussion
The House of Sankofa Presents PASSING IT ON : JUSTICE FOR ALL Co-Hosted by The African American Community Services Agency The Second in a Bay City Tour A Community Discussion With: URGENT UPDATE: CRITICAL PROGRAM CHANGE ****Due to unforeseen Circumstances Ilyasah Shabazz - The Daughter of Malcolm X, Trustee of the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz ... (more)
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Revolution Was Not Televised - It Was Drawn
It's almost hard to imagine, but principles such as equal opportunity and security for all Americans, now widely accepted, were once considered extreme ideas.
Legendary Journalist Belva Davis Dishes on Interviewing the Greats
Belva Davis , the first female African-American TV reporter on the West Coast, has paved the way for the likes of Tamron Hall and Soledad O'Brien .