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Black Power Movement

This Is What the Afro Means Now

Bustle | Posted 09.07.2014 | Black Voices
Bustle

The classic stereotypes that have blanketed black people for centuries are no longer the default setting and black buying power is being recognized and legitimized by the beauty industry.

A Nation Founded on Equality Continues to Stumble Over Skin Color

Eric Cooper | Posted 05.14.2014 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Some declared that we had turned a page and entered a post-racial society with the election of the nation's first African-American president in 2008. Yet cases of racism, violence and overt discrimination in schools, housing, the workplace and penal institutions persist.

Quality Education Is the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

Tess Raser | Posted 05.11.2014 | Education
Tess Raser

I was not there chanting, "Save our schools!," at the top of my lungs because I care about my own job security. I was there, because to me, access to quality education is the civil rights issue of our time and something I take incredibly personally.

Stokely: A Life

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.05.2014 | Black Voices
Arlene M. Roberts

The material is structured, well edited and devoid of academic jargon. Yet, it took me almost four days to read the book.

Rest in Power, Chokwe Lumumba

Carl Gibson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Carl Gibson

When I lived in Jackson, Mississippi, Lumumba was my city councilman. Rather than simply mourning Chokwe Lumumba's passing, this column will celebrate his contributions.

Listen to This Book: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

Thomas infuses his passion for the music, poetry, and recorded rhetoric with a weighty reverence for the events and attitudes that shaped a generation. His mission started out quite innocently.

Erykah Badu Hosts BBC Radio Series On Black Power Movement

News One | Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices

Erykah Badu is hosting a two-part series about the Black Power and Black Arts movement of the late '60s and '70s on BBC Radio 4 called "Black Is A Cou...

Are African Americans Losing the Race? Part I

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

The selfless "by any means necessary" valor, that once ignited our passion to unite and conquer, has seemingly been eradicated by egotistic attempts to acquire a portion of the American "dream."

Black Power Mixtape -- The Screen Is Burning

Jack Hidary | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Jack Hidary

Riveting. This collection of interviews, some never seen before of key figures in the Black Power movement, is a new critical document of our country's history.

Olsson's The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: The Revolution Will Be Documented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson's documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is one of those once-in-a-lifetime films which seamlessly reaches the full cinematic goal of changing its viewers' world for good.