Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag: Black Activism

Lena Horne, The Elegant and Beautiful Talent...

Lena Horne (1917-2010) Horne became a part of the Civil Rights Movement and performed at rallies on behalf of the NAACP and the National...

Teen Activist Marlie Dias: ‘Success Is Not...

https://youtu.be/sFCrU8j_1u4?t=1m56s Marley Dias at only 13-years-old has become an activist for racial harmony in school and in her community. Dias sits with 'CBS This Morning'...

White Hate Group Come Face-to-Face with Armed...

Anti-Muslim hate group the Bureau of American Islamic Relations has repeatedly intimidated mosques in Texas, but things came to a head when a group...

Amandla Stenberg Mixes Activism and Movie-Making as...

Stenberg, who starred in the first Hunger Games film,  has made her cultural stamp over the last two years after teaching the world about...

Former Black Panther Mondo we Langa Dies...

Former Black Panther David Rice---one of two Black Panthers charged in the death of an Omaha police officer in 1970---died in prison Saturday night. According...

Author Gets 6-Figure Deal as 13 Publishers...

After a massive bidding war, author Angela Thomas' book, The Hate U Give, will be one of the first novels to focus on the...

#WeAreBlackHistory Campaign Connects Yesterday’s Revolutionaries to Today’s...

In 2015, the "We are Black History Campaign" was created by the Style Influencers Group. It comprises popular Black bloggers/writers and influencers Jessica Andrews,...

#BlackLivesMatter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide Over...

Emerging activist MarShawn McCarrel committed suicide in front of the Ohio Statehouse Monday night, authorities said. “My demons won today. I'm sorry,” wrote McCarrel on...

Eric Holder Encourages Young Activists to Disrupt,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tOaepeOVcA

#ReclaimMLK Reveals How American History Distorts the...

Since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the narrative of his activism has been whitewashed to be used in ways to control and pacify...

Black Activists Are Taking a New Approach...

While Southern politicians grapple with how to distance themselves from the the rebel battle flag and other pro-Confederacy monuments, some Black activists are taking...

To Sustain Black Lives Matter Movement, Younger...

Black Lives Matter, Part II The Black Lives Matter movement can potentially reshape the national dialogue around race, class and the criminal justice system. It...