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Ras Baraka – Son of Amiri Baraka – Mayor of Newark

What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

Atlanta Post-Election Reflection: Kali Akuno

What lessons about Atlanta politics can we draw from the recent mayoral elections?
What are the possibilities and limitations of building movements for social change in the coming years?
This forum will feature left perspectives from Bruce Dixon (Managing Editor, Black Agenda Report), Kali Akuno (National Organizer, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement), and a speaker from Atlanta BLOCS, to beRead more…

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The black vote, more than 40% of the Brazilian electorate

Like the women’s vote, the black vote will be one of the decisive demographs in the Brazilian presidential elections. Black and brown people represent 42.2% of the electorate. teleSURRead more…

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