MALCOLM X: A LIFE OF REINVENTION: Manning Marable... →
detroitred: Hello all, Over the next several months, I will be traveling around the United States for a number of speaking engagements. At the majority of the events, I will be discussing my new book, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. As the dates draw closer, I will be posting more detailed information…
Al Jazeera English is streaming live the events... →
fyeahafrica: Alternatively, visit them on facebook and click the “Watch Live” tab.
Volunteer with the Malcolm X Debate Program at...
The Malcolm X Debate Program at Rikers Island is a New York-based organization that aims to amplify the voices of incarcerated youth, address their exclusion from the civic process, explore the systemic causes of incarceration, and reduce reentry into the prison system. We do this by developing Public Forum Debate skills and programs in youth incarceration centers, and by connecting our students...
Party for the People!: Support Egypt:Protest at UN... →
SPREAD THE WORD // COME OUT & SUPPORT IF YOU CAN!! :) treeparty: To All of our friends in Solidarity MovementsPlease join us to support our sisters and brothers in Egypt in their uprising against the Egyptian Government brutalities and tortures.On January 25th, more than 200,000 Egyptians took to the streets in peaceful demonstrations against against the corruption of the Egyptian...
iosasu: Kefee - Thank You A rendition of a popular Nigerian Gospel song.
The people's revolution.Tahrir Square, Cairo,...
blotink: I’m really in awe of North Africa right now. naturally-sarah: afrocentricmiss: fearlesslyraw: Let’s go Egypt. Freedom is worth fighting for. This. Fuck yeah
brown like me
Me to 16 yr old client: your case will be dismissed and sealed in 6 months provided you have no new arrests.
Client: oh no, I never want to come back here. never ever. I want to go to law school one day!
Me: you'll be just fine! good luck in school... *an hour later after case has been called & client has been released*
Client: Ms., can I ask you a question when you get a chance?
Me: sure. let me wrap up the rest of my cases.
Client: no problem... *10 minutes later*
Me: so you had a question?
Client: *nervously twisting his hands together* Ms., I know this looks bad since I just got arrested & all, but I never met a lawyer who is brown like me. My parents never went to college. I have a good GPA, and I want to be a lawyer one day. Can I apply for an internship? I understand if you say no.
Me: *fighting back tears* keep my card and please stay in touch. would love to help you out!
Arizona attempts to cut off Medicaid to 280,000 of... →
Wow… greenstate: stuffsickpeoplehavetoputupwith: Because of course we “can’t afford” Medicaid, right? We can fund a few wars for a few decades, though—-no problem, amirite? disgusting.
colorlines: Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source | Onion News Network Genius.
elina-astra: Sara Tavares - Ponto Do Luz cape verde
Frank Mugisha Ugandan LGBT Activist January 31,... →
I just sat in on his talk when he visited the non-profit legal human rights organization where I intern in NYC. Good talk. Some heartwrenching and unbelievable information was shared. Frank Mughisa is an admirable activist with a great cause for the homosexual folk of Uganda. Please support this event and causeif you live in Chicago. theramenchronicles: CHICAGO. Presentation and...
Whenever you stand for something, and you stand for goodness and truth, you...– Lauryn Hill, speaking to a group of high school students back in 2000 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJesyqD9Dx8
He loved a book because it was a book; he loved its odor, its form, its title....– Gustave Flaubert via imperialhotel (via petitpoulailler)
Your Hue: Patrice Lumumba's Last Letter →
yourhue: My dear companion, I write you these words without knowing if they will reach you, when they will reach you, or if I will still be living when you read them. All during the length of my fight for the independence of my country, I have never doubted for a single instant the final triumph of the…
I am more and more convinced that true revolutionaries must perceive the...– Paulo Freire (via yourhue)
Edwidge Danticat’s Recommended Books by Haitian... →
“I thought it would help to bring attention to these wonderful writers, many of whom had not been translated [into English] before. It’s also an unforced way of showing the different kinds of writing that Haitian writers can do. Very few of the writers originally wrote this kind of fiction. They went at it with such great force. I hope it encourages readers, especially those who haven’t...
Party for the People!: Sat. Jan.15, 2011 -... →
treeparty: Presented by the Askia Coalition Against Police Brutality…. People’s Tribunal Against Police Brutality and MisconductSaturday, January 15th 11am-4pm Songhai City 3117 Master St.Call 215-300-6480 for more information. The People’s Tribunal is just one step in…
Some things aren’t really the way the seem. Some people aren’t either. That’s life. Keep it moving.