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Castro's Paradise: Varadero, Cuba

Before we made our way to Havana for our last days in Cuba, we travelled to Varadero – a famed Caribbean beach where Castro owns a home. 594 more words


Week of 11/25: Assata Shakur's autobiograpy

This week we move on to the our last book of the semester, the autobiography of Assata Shakur

Announcement: Remember that papers are due Tuesday, 11/25… 161 more words


Let's Make Reading Cool Again!

Welcome to The Diaspora Book Club! 

The Diaspora Book Club is a new book club for young adults (18-35) to explore the literary contributions of African-American authors and to connect young people nationally/abroad – around the purpose of reading and growing. 202 more words

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Freddie Gibbs Names His Favorite Revolutionaries

(AllHipHop News) Indiana emcee Freddie Gibbs may also be known as “Gangsta Gibbs,” but the co-creator of this year’s well-received album Piñata with Madlib wants the world to know that he is actually RBG – revolutionary but gangsta. 240 more words


Campaign Meeting Tonight!


Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center Campaign Organizing & Planning Meeting In Harlem!

Featuring An Exclusive Video Message From Cuba By Guillermo & Assata! 20 more words


Back in the Day: The Arrest of Sekou Odinga


On October 23, 1981 Sekou Mgbozi Abdullah Odinga was arrested for the attempted murder of a police officer. He was later charged and convicted for the liberation of Assata Shakur and attempted murder of a police officer, given forty (40) and twenty five (25) years to life, respectively. 485 more words

Black History


“Hip-Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people’s political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don’t know how to use it, if you don’t know where to point it, or what you’re using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers. 13 more words