Tag Archives: Murder

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

Continue readingRead more…

The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

More…Read more…

A Tribute to George Jackson with Steel Pulse: A Revolutionary General

ContinueRead more…

Blues Talk 11 – the blues revival and the Black Arts movement

Eleventh of twelve informal lectures in which blues scholar and musician Adam Gussow discusses the history, sociology, philosophy, and cultural politics of the blues.
Gussow, an associate professor of English and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, is the author of three books on the blues: Mister Satan’s Apprentice: A Blues Memoir (1998), Seems Like Murder Here:Read more…

More from Black Politics here click here

The Assassination of Fred Hampton How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther 2 of 3

ContinueRead more…

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

This weekend I’m off to Ferguson again to help build bridges in a community where the history between police and African American citizens are broken. The irony is that similar bridges are out in my own backyard. Over the last week there have been boiling over riots here in Baltimore.
What is the difference between Baltimore and Ferguson? The demographics of color and ethnicity are different.Read more…

Death of a Revolutionary :George Jacskon Soledad Brother

Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox has made quite an impression on her “Orange Is The New Black” co-stars.
Taryn Manning, aka Pennsatucky, stopped by “The HuffPost Show” on Friday and said that Cox’s wise words about gay and trans issues have helped many of show’s actors and actresses understand the nuances of the LGBT community.
“I’ve never had a big angle on until actually I met Laverne,Read more…