The Real Black Panthers are Dying in Prison — May Day Student Organization

JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL EVENT On the conditions of political prisonersof the Black Liberation MovementWednesday 3/24 at 7pm ET with special guest, former political prisoner Sekou Odinga REGISTER HERE The terrible condition of elderly Black prisoners in the United States who are veterans of the struggle of Black people for freedom in the 1960s […]

The Real Black Panthers are Dying in Prison — May Day Student Organization

Reversing Course: Obama Says He Favors Reparations As Proposed Legislation Gains More Support — Black America Web

Former President Barack Obama said he believes America owes a debt to the descendants of enslaved Africans, reversing his position on reparations as debate about legislation on the contentious topic gains steam in Congress. In a conversation with co-host Bruce Springsteen on their new podcast, Obama said he supported the concept in theory but could…

Reversing Course: Obama Says He Favors Reparations As Proposed Legislation Gains More Support — Black America Web

General Meeting and Update: February 4, 2021

THURSDAY AT 6 PM EST – 7:30 PM EST

To join the meeting, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82487911742

This is a general meeting and update of the People’s Campaign for Reparations and Black Self-Determination. We must continue to organize and demand Reparations and Self-Determination, no matter who is in the White-House!

Civil War Summary, Part 1: A Fight Over Slavery — Mosby Woods

As our neighborhood explores our relationship with our street and community names, the Community Forward team has researched and written about topics deemed contextually relevant. This blog post is the first in a two-part series providing a very brief summary of the civil war. Explore more context posts on the Community Forward category on our […]

Civil War Summary, Part 1: A Fight Over Slavery — Mosby Woods

Louisiana Man Gets 25 Years For Torching 3 Black Churches — Black America Web

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted to burning down three predominantly African American churches to promote himself as a “black metal” musician was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison and ordered to pay the churches $2.6 million. U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays of Lafayette sentenced Holden Matthews, giving the 23-year-old man…

Louisiana Man Gets 25 Years For Torching 3 Black Churches — Black America Web

Conversation Reparations: Tribute to Reparations Warrior Ancestor Conrad Worrill — BLACK TALK RADIO NETWORK™

Guests  1 . Kamm Howard – NCOBRA National Male Co-chair  2,  Dr. Raymond Winbush- Morgan State  University  3,  Dr. Iva Carruthers- Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference  4. …

Conversation Reparations: Tribute to Reparations Warrior Ancestor Conrad Worrill — BLACK TALK RADIO NETWORK™

Coronavirus Update: Black Business Owners Face Grim Outlook Without Federal Aid — Black America Web

According to a new poll conducted by Main Street Alliance and Color of Change, more than half of Black-owned businesses will be forced to close their doors by April 2021 without federal aid. Of the 600 entrepreneurs polled, only 40% of Black respondents said they could last more than six months without aid, compared with…

Coronavirus Update: Black Business Owners Face Grim Outlook Without Federal Aid — Black America Web

Georgia City Votes To Remove Pavilion Where Slaves Were Sold — Black America Web

Officials in a small city in rural Georgia have voted to remove a rare, 18th century pavilion where slaves were once sold, though the decision must still clear legal hurdles, the city administrator said Wednesday. The Louisville City Council at its meeting on Tuesday night voted 4-1 to take down the Market House, or Slave…

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Viola Davis Buys Childhood Home on Former Slave Plantation — Black America Web

Viola Davis is living out her 55th birthday while also reflecting on her humble beginnings as a woman who rose through poverty to become one of the most powerful and important actresses of her time. The Oscar winner shared that she purchased the slave plantation she was born on in St Matthews, South Carolina, with…

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