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Taking Exception to Exceptionalism, or Everything Sunny All The Time Always

Forces in the Georgia State House are aligning against the new AP US History standards being put forth by College Board. Apparently they look at US History in too negative a light and focus too much on groups like the Black Panthers. 1,036 more words

Politics

LKJ and the British Black Panthers

In the Past Tense pamphlet In The Shadow of the S.P.G Racist Policing, Resisitance, and Black Power in 1970s Brixton, 2014, there is quite a bit about the British Black Panthers, who included Farrukh Dhondy and Linton Kwesi Johnson. 392 more words

Ranters

Figure In History: Angela Davis

By Brittany Plange

Angela Yvonne Davis was born on January 26, 1944 in Birmingham, AL and is one of the most important female figures in African-American history. 303 more words

Brittany Plange

10 Ways Malcolm X Influenced Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop emerged on the heels of the civil rights movement in America.  Therefore, the influence and messages of the Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X were all very prevalent in rap’s early days.  860 more words

Features

20th Century African American Cinema Stereotypes & Donald Bogle: A Series

Part Four:  Blaxploitation and the LA School of Independent Filmmakers

‘I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.’

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Politics, Religion, And Society

Dr. William Harvey on the State of HBCUs: “Disappointed and Saddened”

During a recent meeting in Washington, Dr. William Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and Chairman of President Obama’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs expressed his discontent with the lack of attention that has been put on historically black colleges and universities within our country. 615 more words

National

The Black Panthers and Ferguson Protesters

‘The Black Panthers, Revisited’

This video in the NY Times by Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant recounts the history of the Black Panther Party and how they are paralleled by the activists of today that are standing up for Mike Brown and Eric Garner. 260 more words