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An introduction to Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington: A Re-Examination 

Research Materials 

I have been blessed with the opportunity to collaborate with fellow Tuskegee University students and faculty on a research project examining our University founder, Booker T. 418 more words


Le radici africane della Grande guerra (W.E.B. DuBois, 1915)

«Eppure, e in termini molto concreti, l’Africa è una delle cause prime del terribile tracollo della civiltà che ci è dato di vivere. Queste mie parole vogliono dimostrare che il Continente Nero è il luogo dove cercare le radici nascoste non solo della guerra di oggi, ma della minaccia di quelle future». 523 more words


Words from W.E.B. Dubois

     “It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.”

June 26 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – June 26 *

1893 – William Lee Conley “Big Bill” Broonzy, blues singer,
is born in Scott, Mississippi.

1894 – The American Railway Union, led by Eugene Debs, calls… 416 more words

African American History

"Feminized" and "jewified" modernity, and my breakup with Ralph Bunche

I recently went through my notes from the Ralph Bunche papers at UCLA. You may remember that he became Acting Mediator for the Arab-Israeli conflict after the Stern Gang assassinated Count Folke Bernadotte, September 17, 1948; the settlement of this conflict was a test case for the efficacy of the new United Nations after WW2. 890 more words

Ralph Bunche

Watch "Gemineye - Poetic Bloodline on Def Jam Poetry" on YouTube

This poem spoken by Gemineye speaks volumes of poets who injected the poetic culture with there words. Powerful as this poem is he spit it just as powerful to convey the message he would like to get off. 12 more words

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