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Adam Clayton Powell: The Father of Black Power!

I called for black people to seek “audacious power.” Audacious power is the power that begins with the stand-up-and-be-counted racial pride in being black and thinking black.

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East Harlem Democrat Revving Up Campaign to Replace Charles Rangel

An East Harlem assemblyman is gearing up for a campaign to replace Congressman Charles Rangel, a source close to the state lawmaker said.

Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, an East Harlem Democrat who also represents Randall’s Island, is considering opening an exploratory committee next month. 329 more words

To Become Physical Reality, Black Power Must First Become a State of Consciousness

Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. To some extent, that has been realized. Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell had a vision. Unfortunately, that vision still seems to be somewhere in the unrealized future. 1,748 more words

African American, Racism, Self-Esteem, Self-Growth, Behavior Modification, Financial Freedom, Supreme Court

In Defense of Looking Divine

Parishioners outside Harlem’s Abyssinia Baptist Church

Whatever Happened to Sunday go to Meeting Clothes? “I love dressing up, but I don’t want MY church to emphasize fashion. 744 more words

Cultural Matters

Rev. Al Sharpton Rejects the Idea that Rep. Charlie Rangel Should Be Granted a Final Term

The Rev. Al Sharpton rejected on Sunday the idea that Rep. Charlie Rangel should be accorded one final term, as a graceful exit for the longtime congressman.   270 more words

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