Category Archives: Black Power

Black Power

Black Panthers (1968) part 4

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Who Was Malcom X and Why Was He Assassinated – An Insider’s View

This Sunday’s highly anticipated BET Awards boasted lots of fantastic performances from the likes of BeyoncĂ©, Erykah Badu and Desiigner. But the stars for this year’s show were bringing heat not just to the stage, but to the red carpet, too. Everyone from Gabrielle Union to host Tracee Ellis Ross came out with looks that were sleek, chic and just a little daring. Perhaps the best look of the night came from Janelle Monae in a striped black-and-white suit which she told red carpet host Llyod

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The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders: U.S. Intelligence’s Murderous Targeting of Tupac, MLK, Malcolm, Panthers, Hendrix, Marley, Rappers and Linked Ethnic Leftists

The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders contains a wealth of names, dates and events detailing the use of COINTELPRO style tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and leftist musicians. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 1,000 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets. Book is 192 pages of main text, 100 pages of endnotes, 8 pages of photos (incl.

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Fire on the Prairie: Chicago’s Harold Washington and the Politics of Race

Dust jacket notes: “Chicago–the city whose name is synonymous with urban politics; the city of sharply divided ethnic and racial enclaves; the city whose police force shocked America during the 1968 Democratic convention and then the next year killed Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. As Martin Luther King, Jr., said when he traveled to Chicago in 1965 to turn his attention to the great urban centers of the north, “If we crack Chicago, then we crack the world.” Black empowerment “would take

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Marcus Garvey: Black Nationalist (Notable Americans)

Profiles Marcus Garvey, a self-educated black man who worked to end world-wide discrimination against Africans, to help black Africans regain control of their countries, and to promote black pride, unity, and power. Title: Marcus Garvey Author: Caravantes, Peggy Publisher: Morgan Reynolds Pub Publication Date: 2003/07/01 Number of Pages: 128 Binding Type: LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2003013769

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15th Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival: Amiri Baraka Tribute

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Lumumba on Education

The United States Military Academy at West Point is looking into whether 16 black female cadets violated rules against political expression by taking a photo in uniform with their fists in the air, an academy official told the Army Times. The photo features the women, all of whom are on the verge of completing their final year, posing in front of the campus’ oldest barracks building in dress uniforms. Photos like this are apparently common at West Point as an homage to old-fashioned military

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