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Michelle Alexander: New Jim Crow Author Says “Connect the Dots . . . Get Out of Your Lane!”

February 20, 2014 by

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Michelle Alexander: Get Out Of Your Lane!!! This powerful word to those who pursue freedom and justice should be taken to heart by everyone who is fed up with the in-your-face injustice and exploitive immorality that increasingly, insidiously, is the American way. We must get out of our “lanes!” ~ Bro. Mxolisi “For the past […]

OUR STORY: Words from Stars of Our FEBRUARY Sky!

February 6, 2014 by

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OUR STORY: Words of Wisdom, Vision & Courage from Stars of Our FEBRUARY Sky “It is the duty of the younger Negro (Black) artist . . . to change through the force of his art that old whispering “I want to be white,” hidden in the aspirations of his people, to “Why should I want […]

OUR STORY: Stars in Our FEBRUARY Sky!

February 3, 2014 by

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February 1: 1865 – John S. Rock became the first African American attorney to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. 1870 – Jonathan Jasper Wright became the first African American judge elected to the South Carolina Supreme Court. 1902 – Langston Hughes was born in Joplin Missouri. 1926 – Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of […]

Pan African Holidays for February

February 2, 2014 by

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February 1: “Abolition of Slavery” in Mauritius, and “National Heroes’ Day” in Rwanda. February 3: “Heroes’ Day” in Mozambique and “Martyrs’ Day” in Sao Tome and Principe. February 4: “Day of the Armed Struggle/ Liberation Day” in Angola (in memory of the Baixa de Cassanje revolt). February 5: “Unity Day” in Burundi. February 7: “Independence […]