Archive for October, 2012

Black History Fact Of The Day

Bessie Coleman was the first American to hold an international pilot’s license. She was also the first African-American woman to become a pilot. Tweet

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Quote Of The Day

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. ” -Albert Einstein Tweet

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African American Voting: A Retrospective

“As of 1901, nearly every African American had been effectively stripped of all elective rights in Alabama and virtually every southern state. After passage of a new state constitution in 1901, Alabama allowed the registration only of voters who could read or write and were regularly employed, or who owned property valued at $300 or […]

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Black History Fact Of The Day

Norbert Rillieux invented an evaporator which is used for refining sugar. His invention is still used in the sugar industry today. It is also used in the manufacture of soap and other products. Tweet

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Quote Of The Day

“The ways in which we act, interact, speak, read, think, and negotiate urges and goals online are remarkably different from the way we handle these activities offline. What may be more remarkable, however, is that our online traits are unconsciously being imported into our offline life, so that our idea of what a real-life community […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: Part 2- “Warrior Song” By: Djehuti Wa Kamau

“From what we’re doing with our bodies we go to what we’re putting into them, the voluminous drug intake by our people, supplied by European pushers. We can trace the parts just about all the ‘classic’ drugs have played in the slave trade, cocaine, heroin, opium, etc., but our focus will remain on the two […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: Part 1- “Warrior Song” By: Djehuti Wa Kamau

“All Reggae was kept off u.s. ‘black’ radio during the 70s, when the Black revolution was all but squashed. Yet [Bob] Marley eventually came out as Reggae itself. The first time many Blackfolk ever heard of Marley was the day he died. That was the plan; the subliminal message being this is what happens when […]

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TODAY IS BUY BLACK FRIDAY

PLEASE PASS THIS ON! (EACH ONE TEACH ONE OR TWO!) THIS IS PHASE ONE ON HOW WE CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN & EMPOWER OUR COMMUNITY: The 2008 not guilty verdict in the Sean Bell case evoked outrage, emotion, and debate. It is not an anomaly that the police officers involved in the Sean Bell slaying […]

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Quote Of The Day

“Researchers show that television produces alpha waves in the brain, which produces a hypnotic effect on the mind; and with the production of alpha waves, your thinking process slows down and your consciousness shifts into a receptive mode.” -Anthony Browder Tweet

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The African Constitution

The following is an excerpt from the book, “The Destruction of Civilization” By: Chancellor Williams. [SIDEBAR: I’m not certain which time period this came from.] “Drawn from African Constitutional and Customary Laws. Different versions and modifications of the same laws occurred in different societies… THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF THE AFRICAN PEOPLE The following is a […]

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