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Eldridge Cleaver #BlackPanthersAt50

He was born Leroy Eldridge Cleaver in Wabbaseka, Arkansas, sunrise 8/31/35, sunset 5/1/98, Pomona, California.

His book Soul on Ice was published in 1968 and was a collection of his essays. 93 more words

Black History

Book Review - The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner

  • The Skies Belong to Us – Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
  • by Brendan I. Koerner
  • Copyright 2013
  • Publisher – Crown Publishers…
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Books, Articles, & The Arts

Elaine Brown: Leader and Activist

Today’s post was written by Daniella Furman, Archivist in the Textual Processing Branch at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland

It is important to look back and examine the similarities and differences between the Black Power Movement of the past and the Black Lives Matter Movement of today, to see the important lessons learned and the goals that are still yet ahead of us in the quest for equality and justice. 561 more words

African-American Women

Surfing the Wu

Know thy enemy.

In playing around with the concepts of “The Tao of Medicine,” I came up with a realization about something that isn’t well defined, as far as I can tell. 649 more words



“Too much agreement kills a chat”

– Eldridge Cleaver

Despite our differences, there are thousands of things that the majority of the population agree upon – the world is round, cake is delicious, always wear a seatbelt, etc. 581 more words


Ali and Me

If people bring so much courage to this world, the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks everyone, and afterwards many are strong at the broken places. 837 more words