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Remembering Grenada's Impact on Black America

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) | Posted 03.16.2016 | Black Voices
Dwayne Wong (Omowale)

Some of the American critics of the revolution in Grenada were afraid of the revolution's potential appeal to African-Americans. This was a socialist revolution in an English-speaking nation that was made up of over 90% black people.

If African Americans Returned to Africa

Nadege Seppou | Posted 03.01.2016 | Black Voices
Nadege Seppou

During the "Back to Africa" movement in the 1920s Marcus Garvey argued that African Americans could only attain social equality by moving back to Afri...

This Clothing Line Honors Black Intellects With Their Own Fictional College

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.24.2016 | Black Voices

One clothing company is honoring a few of black history's greats by giving them their own fictional universities modeled after their works. Philadel...

'Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery'

Edie Weinstein | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Edie Weinstein

"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds." -- Bob Marley from "Redemption Song" That powerful line from the cl...

Kanye West Doesn't Have All the Answers and Never Will

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.26.2015 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

When I think about black power and academia, I don't go to celebrities for that. I look to the many black inventors and scholars who have paved the way for me to have graduated from college and succeed in my personal career.

I Adopted a Black Kid and I'm Not Black -- So?

Matthew Bailey | Posted 11.08.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Bailey

Four months ago, after three long-ass years of waiting, I adopted a nice little half-black, half-Polish boy called Cameron. Despite the near-constant ...

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.18.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention -- The Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books
Michael Giltz

You can't simply watch Spike Lee's film Malcolm X or read The Autobiography Of Malcolm X as Told To Alex Haley. To get the fullest, fairest treatment of Malcolm X's life, you must also read this book.