August 28, 1955 Emmett Till was murdered in Money, Mississippi. On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama Rosa Parks took her seat and was determined not to give it up. Those events are three months and three days apart.
“Every Race Has A Flag But The Coon” is the title of one of the very first “coon songs.” It represents contempt for Black people due to their lack of cohesiveness. That shortcoming was emphasized by the absence of a flag symbolically identifying all African people everywhere. We are approaching the 100th anniversary of the Red, Black … More Every Race Has A Flag But The Coon
It was and is to this moment a grand legend in television broadcasting history. Few can find a program to match it in the power to expand minds. “For The People” was a new public affairs series for the African-American community when the show made its 1973 debut with Beryl Dakers as host. Later, Listervelt Middleton served … More For The People With Listervelt Middleton
The Race Problem. GREAT SPEECH OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE BETHEL LITERARY AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, IN THE METROPOLITAN A. M. E. CHURCH, Washington, D.C. OCTOBER 21, 1890. Originally sourced from The Daniel A. P. Murray Pamphlet Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress
To read the histories of the world, peoples and races written by white men, would make the Negro feel and believe that he never amounted to anything in the creation. History is written with prejudices, likes and dislikes; and there has never been a white historian who ever wrote with any true love or feeling … More History and the Negro by Marcus Garvey
The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they issue the #RBGChallenge and invite everyone to celebrate the #RBG and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2016 marks 96 years since the colors Red, Black and Green … More AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN
“So beware not only of Greeks bearing gifts but colored men seeking loans and Northern white liberals!” advised Adam Clayton Powell in the baccalaureate delivered before the graduating class of Howard University Sunday May 29th 1966 following is the complete text of Representative Powell’s address. … More Seek Audacious Power by Adam Clayton Powell
The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they encourage everyone to take the RBG Challenge and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” Wearing Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen sends a message, makes a statement and demonstrates … More The 96th Year of Red, Black and Green Begins August 13, 2016
The Eye of Ra is an African Sorority and Fraternity founded in Washington, D.C. at the University of the District of Columbia. Initiation into the Eye of Ra includes adopting an African name, researching a part of African history then making a presentation on it, participation in a study group As part of its Rites … More The Eye of Ra African Sorority and Fraternity Reading List
August 13, 2015 marks 95 years of Red, Black and Green. We have been encouraging everyone to send a message, make a statement and demonstrate mental emancipation by wearing Red, Black and Green on that day. Then we had an insight. Why should we wait until August Thirteen? It came to us in a flash. … More Should the White House Be Lit Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen?