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It's Black Friday (every week)

Last month marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. In October 1966, the founders of the BPP galvanized a generation of American radicals and revolutionaries with their commitment to the principle of the right to self-defense, demands to determine the destiny of the Black Community nationwide, and wide-ranging community programs. 72 more words


The Black Panthers, Revisited and Reconsidered - posted 11/20/2016

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party. Founded by two college students from Oakland, California, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, the Panthers went on to become the most famous and controversial radical group that came out of the 1960’s. 1,054 more words

Portrait of a Bay Area Freedom Fighter

Portrait of an Bay Area Freedom Fighter, Oakland CA, Summer 2016. 168 more words

Black And White


Two weeks ago, I read a piece in The Hilltop — the student voice of Howard University since 1924.  It was written by its Editor-in-Chief, Paul Holston. 101 more words

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One Last History Lesson...

The gallows humor has begun!

As we approach Judgment Day (literally), there’s been more ‘jokes’ in my tribe about how soon President Trump will deport us, and where we’ll go if we we’re given a choice. 556 more words



September 23 in history:

Senator Richard Nixon had to give the biggest speech of his political career on this date in 1952.  Nixon’s role as Dwight Eisenhower’s running mate in the presidential election was in jeopardy, because of questions about a fund used to help him pay campaign expenses.   132 more words

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