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History of the Black Panther Party: Huey Newton and the Price of Black Power in America (1994)

I have always been what is considered to be a “good black person.” I have a diverse set of friends, a home, a nice car and three graduate degrees. I’ve traveled the world, from France to India, New Zealand and beyond. I am happily married to a white man who loves and respects me, and his family loves me and has supported our relationship from the beginning. Many have said to me that I am a credit to my race. Professionally, I am a well-respected tax lawyer and a leader in my community. In
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

http://www.democracynow.org – We spend the hour looking at the life and legacy of Amiri Baraka, the poet, playwright and political organizer who died Thursday at the age of 79. Baraka was a leading force in the black arts movement of the 1960s and 1970s. In 1963 he published “Blues People: Negro Music in White America,” known as the first major history of black music to be written by an African American. A year later he published a collection of poetry titled “The Dead Lecturer” and won an
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Politics, Power and Idenity, The Black Arts Movement

http://harlemtalkradio.com The National Black Theatre held a symposium: The Black Arts Movement: Finding Identity In The Midst of Artistic and Political Upheaveal NYC Council Member Charles Barron, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Dr. Rosalind Jeffries, Ademola Olugabefola, moderated by Ralph Carter. Politics, money and idenity, The Black Arts Movement – understanding how the game is played in order to build and sustain the arts.
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Bob Moses interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

Julian Bond interviews Bob Moses, who joined with him in 1960 as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Moses played pivotal roles in voter registration drives, sit-ins and in leading the Freedom Schools sponsored by SNCC. He also served in a leadership role with the Council for Federated Organizations (COFO). An educator, he taught school for several years in Tanzania. He later founded the Algebra Project using funds received from a MacArthur fellowship.
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…
Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education
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