Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailNiraj Chokshi, The New York Times Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a civil rights group in her native Birmingham, Ala., reversed its decision to honor her with an award amid protests over her support for a boycott of Israel. Professor Davis, once a global hero of […]

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From Slavery to Civil Rights and Environmental Racism | The Washington Informer Decades ago, civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who now serves a president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, coined the term “environmental racism.” It not only proved a true term, but it also linked several eras to a present day that still harkens back to centuries of demeaning and demoralization of Black Americans since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade 500 years ago.

Decades ago, civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who now serves a president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, coined the term “environmental racism.” It not only proved a true term, but it also linked several eras to a present day that still harkens back to centuries of demeaning and demoralization of Black Americans since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade 500 years ago.

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Anthony Browder Makes History as the First African American to Lead and Fund an Archeological Excavation Project in Egypt | Los Angeles Sentinel

Facebook0Twitter0MailSentinel News Service , Los Angeles Sentinel Washington DC’s own, Anthony “Tony” Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt. In May 2018, Mr. Browder, his daughter Atlantis Tye Browder, and the ASA Restoration Project excavation team discovered 2700-year-old Kushite artifacts that were recently installed […]

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Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? | BBC Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch... But was India's greatest leader also a racist?

Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch… But was India’s greatest leader also a racist?

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8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the Caribbean but are less celebrated | Face2Face Africa A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades.

A little over the past decade, the stories of powerful kings and queens who worked hard at building powerful kingdoms and sustaining them for centuries have been unearthed to redefine the history of Africa as opposed to what has been fed to the masses by the West for several decades.

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Kwaku Anansi: The only folklore character to travel out of Africa and become a global symbol of resistance | Face2Face Africa The West African folktale character is a spider with human characteristics from the Akan culture of West Africa.

KOLUMN Magazine celebrates the lives of People of Color by giving our world texture.The West African folktale character is a spider with human characteristics from the Akan culture of West Africa.

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