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African People & The Month Of November: Black Solidarity Month & Beyond

November 10, 2010

(Menelik II of Ethiopia) The month of November for persons of African ancestry highlights events that recognize the spirit of freedom within themselves and their demonstration of self-determination. A sign of a free people is their ability to choose their own leaders, in effect crown their own Kings and Queens. As opposed to having their leaders or […]

The Number 13 & The Quest For Black Political Empowerment

September 29, 2010

The 13 founding members of the CBC. Standing L-R: Parren Mitchell (MD), Charles Rangel (NY), Bill Clay, Sr. (MO), Ron Dellums (CA), George Collins (IL), Louis Stokes (OH), Ralph Metcalfe (IL), John Conyers (MI), and Walter Fauntroy (DC). Seated L-R: Robert Nix, Sr. (PA), Charles Diggs (MI), Shirley Chisholm (NY), and Gus Hawkins (CA).(*Wikipedia)   The number […]