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Black Panthers Arrested For Reading Poetry

In Bobby Seale’s 1968 book Seize The Time he relates how in 1966 whilst at Merritt College he and fellow Black Panther Huey P Newton were arrested because Bobby Seale had read poems. 736 more words

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

News

Backstage news and notes - Nov. 12th

Time to empty out the press releases…

  • Sad news out of the South Bay, as it relates to another theatre. Renegade Theatre Company, which works out of the Hoover Theatre in San Jose has announced that the final two shows for this season will be it.
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October 30 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – October 30 *

1831 – Nat Turner is remembered for his role in the slave
revolt that took place in Southampton county, 490 more words

African American History

Birthdays: It WAS Him--Shaggy That Is....

The Caribbean rapper had a big hit with “It wasn’t Me”–but today, it is Shaggy who is celebrating a birthday–along with Christopher Lloyd and Jeff Goldblum. 63 more words

Shows

Two Songs

The wonder of YouTube.com, no? Here are two songs, one by the Black Panther Party house band The Lumpen, “Free Bobby Now,” and the James Brown classic “Say It Loud.” Worth a listen. 163 more words