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Prophets of Rage, Rage On

On the occasion of the one year anniversary of its formation, I filed a brief overview of Prophets of Rage, the supergroup, featuring Public Enemy’s Chuck D, Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford, B-Real of Cypress Hill, and DJ Lord. 18 palabras más


In the name of Steve Bantu Biko: Stellenbosch University

15/05/2017                                                                                         Thobeka Nkabinde

Steve Biko began to analyse and criticise the current state of the nation. He was a medical student at Natal University. Elected SRC member and expelled from Wentworth in 1972. 567 palabras más

Jackson State: The Other "Kent State"

Closing Thought–15May17

Today in History

1820–the US Congress designates the slave trade as a form of piracy…..

1970–year of student deaths…….

We were recently reminded about the deaths among the protesting students at Kent State…..but why is that news and a couple a weeks later students were killed at a prominently black university in Mississippi, Jackson State? 278 palabras más


The Bombing of MOVE and West Philadelphia 42 Years Later

The vicious, racist police forces of Philadelphia unleashed one of the largest acts of terror on the city’s Black residents forty-two years ago today.

From… 832 palabras más


Unapologetically African

You brought us over here from Africa,That’s why now I am unapologetically African.

I am a proud African queen,

That sits proudly on the throne next to my king. 72 palabras más

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Edward Crawford Jr Suicide Or Police Brutality

Edward Crawford, Jr., the man whose picture turned into the pivotal turning point in the Ferguson dissents, is dead.

Crawford was found with a self-incurred discharge wound, and police are attempting to decide whether it was unplanned or suicide. 95 palabras más