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Yvette Carnell: How Negroes With Guns Saved the Civil Rights Movement

Yvette Carnell: How Negroes With Guns Saved the Civil Rights Movement

by Yvette Carnell If you read American history books, you’re led to believe that the Civil Rights movement was won by long suffering Christian blacks who turned the other cheek. But as writer Thaddeus Russell notes, the history of Jim Crow and the Civil Rights movement is actually a lot  more complicated than that. Russell […]

10 Things you may not know about Black Greek Letter Organizations

10 Things you may not know about Black Greek Letter Organizations

There are many historically Black fraternal organizations that have highly esteemed members across the country. There’s Congressman John Lewis, a member of Phi Beta Sigma, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Phylicia Rashad, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and so many more great people. Here are a few […]

A psychologist explains that which shaped Maya Angelou

A psychologist explains that which shaped Maya Angelou

In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins and Dr. Monikah Ogando discuss the life of Maya Angelou.  Angelou died recently, but left a major imprint on our society.   Angelou spoke six languages, had 30 honorary degrees, and had written books that were must-reads for the entire black community and beyond. Dr. Monikah Ogando, a psychologist […]

All-Star Panel of black scholars speak up for black America

All-Star Panel of black scholars speak up for black America

The New Paradigm Tour was a huge success.  It wasn’t corporate sponsored.  We didn’t get political funding from either the Democrats or the Republicans.  We used our own money to go to several cities, gathering a collection of leading black intellectuals who care enough about the black community to give specific steps and information to […]

All about The Great Migration: When black people came to the North

All about The Great Migration:  When black people came to the North

A lot of black people don’t know anything about The Great Migration.  But at the turn of the century, many African Americans were in the south working agricultural jobs.  But the south was dangerous.  Southerners had not yet learned to respect African Americans as free human beings worthy of basic dignity and respect.   Also, […]

Parking Lot attendant makes just $12 an hour and is worth $500,000

Parking Lot attendant makes just $12 an hour and is worth $500,000

Meet Mr. Earl.  Mr. Earl is not just a parking lot attendant, he’s also an investment and saving guru.   Earl has had this job for decades, and is known for “preaching the gospel of investing.”  He has never earned more than $12 dollars an hour or $20,000 per year.  His net worth is over […]

Photographer Captures Black History In A Visual Book

Photographer Captures Black History In A Visual Book

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger What started as a Black History month photo collection last year has grown into a full –time job, campaign and book with more than 375 photos of famous and relatively unknown blacks taken when they were children. Photographer Eunique Jones Gibson launched a campaign named “Because of Them, We Can,” which […]

Porsha Stewart Explains Why She Thought The Underground Railroad was a Real Train

Porsha Stewart Explains Why She Thought The Underground Railroad was a Real Train

by Angela Copel Porsha Stewart recently embarrassed herself, her family and the entire public school system when she admitted that she thought that the Underground Railroad was an actual train.  During a classic episode of Real Housewives, Porsha did a tour of a black history museum and asked a series of questions that made the […]

5 African Kings and Queens Well-Worth Making Movies About

5 African Kings and Queens Well-Worth Making Movies About

by Barry Burch Jr. Nick Cannon took the words out of the mouths of many when he voiced his opinion about the lack of movies geared towards uplifting black people.  Why is there not more Black films based on the Great African Kings and Queens of which there are many, he questioned. Your Black World […]

Nelson Mandela’s Funeral Set To Broadcast Around The World December 15th

Nelson Mandela’s Funeral Set To Broadcast Around The World December 15th

By: Britt L The world is still mourning the death of South African leader and philanthropist Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95. Memories, photographs, and the outpouring of love hasn’t stopped since the reports of the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s death. Nelson Mandela will be buried in a state funeral on […]

Idris Elba Plays Convincing Role in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”

Idris Elba Plays Convincing Role in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”

By Lillian Armstead The actor Idris Elba who is playing the role of Nelson Mandela in the movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” spent countless hours studying video footage and rehearsing scripts to understand the mind, mannerism and speech of the 95 year old Nelson Mandela. Elba was convinced that he could transform himself into […]

Kamara Taylor: What Did Brown Vs. Board of Education Really Do For Black Children?

Kamara Taylor: What Did Brown Vs. Board of Education Really Do For Black Children?

By: Kamara Taylor The Economic Resurrection of Brown v. Board of Education The idea that the legislative landmark of Brown v. Board helped to end school segregation can be looked at as another ploy to manipulate minds into the old Negro way of thinking.  Theoretically, schools were integrated as Blacks were allowed to attend school […]

What Does 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean?

What Does 100 Years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean?

By: Dr. Kimberly Brown What Does 100 years of Delta Sigma Theta Really Mean? The District of Columbia should brace itself. The phrase, “paint the town red,” will take on a new and vibrantly literal meaning as immeasurable numbers of women of the illustrious Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated descend upon the city this weekend […]

Preserve Black History & Save The Home Of 20th Century African-American Journalist

Preserve Black History & Save The Home Of 20th Century African-American Journalist

By: Madam Prezident I was sitting with a friend last night discussing the strength of our African American ancestors. Could you imagine the courage Harriet Tubman carried in her soul to not ask people if they wanted to be free, but to force people to pursue their own freedom? The list of courageous African Americans […]

Racism Alive And Well: Glenn Beck Says NAACP Is A ‘Joke’

Racism Alive And Well: Glenn Beck Says NAACP Is A ‘Joke’

Glenn Beck is know for his witty banter and conservative views, so it comes as no surprise that he had a few thoughts on the IRS political targeting scandal,and the NAACP on his radio show. He bluntly called the NAACP a “joke” and an “affront” to legendary civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr., Booker T. Washington, and […]

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