Tag: Black Activist

Nikki Giovanni Blasts Trump Presidency: Black People Voting for Him Is Like a Vote for Slavery | Atlanta Black Star

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Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star Nikki Giovanni speaking at Emory University in 2008., Featured Image Nikki Giovanni wants Donald Trump’s presidency to crash and burn and said Black Americans voting for him was like a vote for slavery. “My heart breaks for the next generation with these fools in the White House,” she said. “Asking us to give Trump a […]
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Akala: “I don’t enjoy explaining that black people are human beings” | New Statesman America

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Anoosh Chakelian, New Statesman America late 2017, the rapper and political thinker Akala was driving in London, on his way to a meeting, when a police car pulled him over. “Gang members drive cars like this,” the suspicious officer claimed, before an embarrassed colleague took him aside. She’d recognised Akala, whose activism, as well as five albums and 15 years […]
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65 Boundary-Breaking Black Women Who Have Paved The Way | Essence

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Taylor Lewis, Essence American civil rights campaigner, and widow of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King (1927 – 2006) stands behind a podium covered in microphones at Peace-In-Vietnam Rally, Central Park, New York, April 27, 1968. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Featured Image International Women’s Day, and we’re taking a look back at some African-American women who haved […]
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The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.">The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

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Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.
The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

50 Years After Their Mug Shots, Portraits of Mississippi’s Freedom Riders | The New York Times [Lens] The journalist and photographer Eric Etheridge provides visual and oral histories of the courageous men and women known as the Freedom Riders in the 1960s.">50 Years After Their Mug Shots, Portraits of Mississippi’s Freedom Riders | The New York Times [Lens] The journalist and photographer Eric Etheridge provides visual and oral histories of the courageous men and women known as the Freedom Riders in the 1960s.

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FacebookTwitterMailMaurice Berger, The New York Times Gloria Bouknight, at 20 years old, and at 74 in 2015. While living in New York City, she discovered the Congress of Racial Equality, or CORE, on a visit to Harlem, and became an active member. Since then, she started a business representing European designers in the United States, and she now works as […]
50 Years After Their Mug Shots, Portraits of Mississippi’s Freedom Riders | The New York Times [Lens] The journalist and photographer Eric Etheridge provides visual and oral histories of the courageous men and women known as the Freedom Riders in the 1960s." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

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

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FacebookTwitterMailNiraj Chokshi, The New York Times 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 the left who has since earned […]
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Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook | The Undefeated 50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.">Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook | The Undefeated 50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.

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50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick.
Harry Edwards, a giant of sports activism, still has people shook | The Undefeated 50 years ago, he worked with John Carlos and Tommie Smith for Black Power. Now, he’s talking with Colin Kaepernick." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

‘I’m ecstatic’: black liberation prisoner Mike Africa Sr released after 40 years | The Guardian Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr">‘I’m ecstatic’: black liberation prisoner Mike Africa Sr released after 40 years | The Guardian Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr

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Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr.
‘I’m ecstatic’: black liberation prisoner Mike Africa Sr released after 40 years | The Guardian Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.">The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.

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Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too.
The Complicated Activism of Arthur Ashe | Politico Fifty years after his U.S. Open win, the tennis player-turned-advocate offers a model for other athletes—and the rest of us, too." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More