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Black Panthers, Education & the SuperBowl -- 50 Years On

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense has been a popular topic this week. Over 100 million viewers saw the SuperBowl’s halftime performance, featuring dancers costumed to evoke the party, and many more have seen news or commentary mentioning the Black Panthers since then. 842 more words

National Issues

Astrology December 30, 2013: Mars Squares Pluto

“We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming – well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.” Amy Tan


The Moon continues its passage through “futuristic“ Sagittarius, a hopeful lunar placement that encourages us to “reach for the stars.” … 450 more words


What is this?

Our exhibit, Making Connecticut, showcases over 500 objects, images, and documents from the CHS collection. “What is this?” posts will highlight an object from the exhibit and explore its importance in Connecticut history every other week. 260 more words


"Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you."

I want to tell you how I feel. But I can’t. So many feelings, all at once. Thoughts are racing, flying, passing so fast. The emotions are so sharp, so painful; it’s turning to be scary. 384 more words


41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers returns 2/19 @ El Camino College

 If you missed the opportunity to view the film, 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers a few years ago at the Pan African-American Film Festival, here’s your chance.  396 more words


Huey P. Newton

Today is the anniversary of Huey Newton’s death in 1989. He was the former leader of the entire Black Panther Movement. Even though he may have lost his way over the years, he and Bobby Seale’s messages and missions are still just as relevant today as they were 40 years ago . 29 more words

Black Cinema At Large