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California College Students Are Taking A Stand For Racial Equality
Why America Needs Black History Month
Student at Louisiana State University
if black children were reminded, for more than 28 days, that kids like them grew up and achieved their goals in the face of adversity and discrimination, these children would experience the same encouragement any white child feels when looking at the histories of their studies.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me
Revolutionary trans* activist, organizer, and educator
As I ring in a new year I commit to continuing to listen, to act, to learn, and to speak. I implore you to join me. Stand up, stand with, walk alongside, and speak up. It is not going to be easy, but together we can change the world.
Moms Change the World: Kali Sampson
Author, activist, life coach and mother
Who's the State Sponsor of Terrorism, Cuba or the US?
Retired producer for NBC Nightly News
President Obama may be determined to repeal Bush's global war on terrorism. But that didn't stop the State Department from declaring last week, on the flimsiest of evidence, that Cuba is a state sponsor of terrorism for the 30th straight year.
Is Assata Shakur A Terrorist?
Reading It Now -- Assata: An Autobiography
Book reviews, experimental fiction, weirdness
By odd coincidence, I was in the middle of reading the autobiography of Assata Shakur last week when it was announced that she was being added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Terrorists list.
Why the Hunt for Assata Shakur Matters
Associate professor of political science, University of Oregon
State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes said at a news conference Thursday that the case was "an open wound" for troopers in New Jersey and around the country. Yet the FBI's full-scale assault on the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s remains an open wound for the nation itself
Conservatives, Hip-Hop and 2012
Is there a place in mainstream American political life for young blacks, whose political views don't always fall within traditional mainstream conservative/liberal lines?
Common and Michelle Obama's Bad Rap about Assata Shakur: The Hero Wore a Black Hat
Dr. Jonathan David Farley
Cue conservative outrage over Michelle Obama's inviting rapper Common to a White House poetry reading, because Common wrote one adulatory song about Black Panther Assata Shakur. The New Jersey state police protested.
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