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Robert F. Williams: Black Power Before the Black Power Movement

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Finally – US Senate Confirms First African-American Women on Georgia’s Federal Courts

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal says she will speak about the furor over racial identity sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years, but she is actually white.
KHQ-TV in Spokane reported that Dolezal sent a message to NAACP members saying she would address the situation at a Monday night meeting of the group.
“As you probably know by now, there are questions and assumptions swirling in national and global news about myRead more…

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…

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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Black Reparation

Are reparations for African Americans needed to compensate for past wrongs? What connection do today’s African Americans have to the injustices of the past? William A. Darity Jr., professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, examines.Read more…

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\”The Price of The Ticket: Barack Obama & The Rise and Decline of Black Politics\” Discussion

Saturday October 29, 2012 at Columbia University’s Faculty House
Panelists
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Anthea Butler
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania
For more information on Prof. Butler visit http://antheabutler.com/
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
William S. Todd Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University; Visiting Scholar, Institute for ResearchRead more…