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Nzingha: Women in The Garvey Movement 2008

Mike Tyson worewhat just might be the tightest pair of pants ever for his appearance on Thursday night’s “Lip Sync Battle” on Spike.
Tyson, who performed Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It,” was facing off against Terry Crews, who delivered an unforgettable version of Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles.” 23 more words

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“Calling Obama a ‘global George Zimmerman’? No. No.”: Michael Eric Dyson sounds off on Cornel West, Obama & his critics

By Joan Walsh

Author, activist, erstwhile rapper and former Barack Obama surrogate Cornel West became the president’s First Hater (at least from the left) shortly after inauguration, because of Obama’s betrayal – whether of progressive principles, or West personally, has never been clear. 460 more words

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The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding

The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding – http://www.blackpolitics.org
Bloody Sunday
BLOODY SUNDAY The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks–and three events–that represented the political and emotional peak of the m… 15 more words

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IN LOVE WITH THE IDEA OF DIRTY VISIONS

Great new essay by guest writer Rapheal Randall on inspiration, change, music and the movement.

 

“I can tell they’re looking at us…”

December 15, 2014. I’m sitting here vibing out to D’Angelo’s “Lady,” thinking about what has transpired over the last 15 years, trying to cobble together an essay about my relationship to history. 2,558 more words

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Did Walter Scott's mom forgive her son's killer too soon?

Disclaimer: I mean no offense to any black person who practices Christianity. We’re all entitled to our own religious/spiritual beliefs.

Black Christians seem to have a special connection or rather desire to be connected to God nearly at all times. 706 more words

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