Wash Post: In Puerto Rico, a push to revive indigenous culture

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Via The Washington Post – “In Puerto Rico’s misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying a nearly extinct language, beating on drums and More...

“Running While Black”: Protests Swell over Death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore Police Custody

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Via Democracy Now (video) – “Protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray have entered their fifth day. The 27-year-old African-American man died Sunday from More...

APS Trial: Sitting Fulton Cty DA Paul Howard’s Problems Are Just Beginning

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Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard may regret the day he decided to overcharge and prosecute the case against Atlanta Public School teachers for lying about standardized More...

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(Trailer) The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Via PBS: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution explores the history of the Black More...

Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Brings Little-Known Caribbean History to Light

By Nicole Crawford-Tichawonna It is fitting that two films by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando are being showcased during the month we celebrate women’s history. As one More...

Univ. of Alabama student brings peers to Serbia to give them the world

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By Rose Foran Aaron Brazelton talks about his first time going abroad as if it were a religious experience: as if it may More...

How Immigrant Women Contribute to the U.S. Economy

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Via Walter Ewing/Immigration Impact – “It is worthwhile to keep in mind the depth and breadth of the More...

Image via The Washington Post Wash Post: In Puerto Rico, a push to revive indigenous culture

Via The Washington Post – “In Puerto Rico’s misty, bamboo-studded mountains, elementary school students are studying...

Guatamala Experiment Guatemalans deliberately infected with STDs sue Johns Hopkins University for $1bn

Via The Guardian – “Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University...

Gloria Rolando Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Brings Little-Known Caribbean History to Light

By Nicole Crawford-Tichawonna It is fitting that two films by Afro-Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando are being...

(Trailer) The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Via PBS: The Black More...

Guatemalans deliberately infected with STDs sue Johns Hopkins University for $1bn

Via The Guardian – “Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in..

Report: Lynching of Blacks by Whites Was Terrorism

The The Equal Justice Initiative released its multi-year report, “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror,” a documentation of..

Justice and the Church: What we must NOT DO is look the other way

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Too often the church is guilty of misleading its members on matters of economic, social and racial injustice. More...

Ex-high school football quarterback sues over head injuries

Via CBS News – “A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college players Saturday by..

Radiant Thanksgiving Recipes

This week, many of us will celebrate the tradition of Thanksgiving. Having dedicated my life to the study of the human body,..

(Video) Felipe Luciano on defending Black life

Felipe Luciano (left) with the Young Lords. (Image via NY Magazine) Via Firelight Media – Felipe Luciano on defending Black life in Firelight’s new documentary “The Black Panthers:Vanguard of the Revolution.” Felipe..
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