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J U N E T E E N T H: Freedom?

“Blacks have had to learn to protect themselves by being cynical but not cynical enough to slam the door on potential opportunities. We go through life walking a tightrope to prevent too much disillusionment.”

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Robert Lee Hill (1892 - 1963)

(1892 – 1963)


  • Founded the Progressive Farmers and Household Workers Union of America
  • Worked for Santa Fe Railway for forty years
  • Member of Topeka Kansas NAACP…
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Let's Talk Money: Think twice Before Tapping you 401(k)

By Chris Webb

At first, glance, taking a loan from your 401(k) plan seems easy and efficient. After all, interest rates on the amount you borrow may be low and you’re really only borrowing from yourself. 408 more words


Ep. 48 - Calvin Warren and Frank Wilderson III on Antiblackness, Nihilism, and Politics

This episode features James, John, and newly-christened Always Already Correspondent M. Shadee Malaklou in a discussion drawn from a cross-reading of Calvin L. Warren’s “Black Nihilism and the Politics of Hope” (2015) with Frank Wilderson III’s “Gramsci’s Black Marx: Whither the Slave in Civil Society?” (2003). 205 more words


The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

Asa Philip Randolph demonstrates to black leaders how to build coalitions. Randolph was also realistic about the limitations of his organization. The realization of his limitations led him to seek strategic alliances. 1,720 more words

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MPs warn of a lack of political voice for young black people

Black MPs are urging organisations to boost the involvement of young people with a Caribbean heritage in decisions that affect their future.

MPs David Lammy, Dawn Butler, Clive Lewis, and from the House of Lords, Baroness Rosalind Howells spoke at a meeting of around 60 people at the… 552 more words