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GStampz talks to singer and activist Ayanna Gregory about growing up with her father Dick Gregory, meditation, the importance of eating healthier, and more!

I had the awesome opportunity to interview activist, educator, and singer Ayanna Gregory. As the daughter of trailblazing comedian and activist Dick Gregory, she has lived a very interesting life. 1,173 more words

Laced Lifestyle

Hidden History Fears The Future: A Man Named King

By Eric D. Graham, Staff Columnist

NORTH CAROLINA —¬†As the corporate media continues to dumb us down, educationally and politically, as a student of Baba Dick Gregory and Steve Cokley, I have learned how to maneuver through their twisted labyrinth of lies. 705 more words

BASN Book Shelf

A brief history of the "clenched fist" image

“A persistent symbol of resistance and unity, the clenched fist (or raised fist) is part of the broader genre of ‘hand’ symbols that include the peace ‘V,’ the forward-thrust-fist, and the clasped hands. 394 more words


Chicago Defender Year in Review: In Memoriam

With breaking news comes the loss of some recognizable names both locally and nationally who have graced our headlines over time. In every area of interest and industry, these individuals have contributed a great deal to not only the Chicago African American community but to the world. 1,208 more words


In Memory: "Man... refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power."

“Love is man’s natural endowment, but he doesn’t know how to use it. He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.”

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Great Holiday Reads By Rickey Smiley, Kim Fields, Dick Gregory and More

As long as there is something to say, there will always be books to publish, written by authors sharing a different viewpoint of the world. 692 more words


1968 Olympics Black Power salute

“The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the… 327 more words