With only 13% of African Americans in higher education, these colleges [HBCUs] awarded nearly 30%
of all undergraduate degrees earned by African American students in the science, technology,
engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines; 50% of all bachelor’s degrees in teacher education received
by African American students; and 85% of Doctor of Medicine degrees acquired by African Americans
Letter to the … Read the rest
Naked bodies rock and sway as ‘Legba sings
King Creole plays,
There ain’t no snow white angels who will ever stay
when they dance in Congo Square.
Books by Langston Hughes
Weary Blues (1926) / The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes / The Ways of White Folks (Stories) / The Big Sea: An Autobiography
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Then political problems rose to plague me. Ross, whose life I had tried to write, was charged
by the Communist Party with anti-leadership tendencies, class collaborationist attitudes,
and ideological factionalism phrases so fanciful that I gaped when I heard them.
Books by Richard Wright
… Richard Wright: Early Works / Black Boy / Native Son / Uncle Tom’s Children / Read the rest
There is a direct cause-and-effect relationship with our collective past and our collective present,
as well as our collective future. To fully understand the context of current conflicts and
events, we need to know the relevant past and its causal relationship.
Brenda Steed-Ross, co-founder of the Africville Genealogy Society , is overcome with emotion hearing apology of Mayor Kelly… Read the rest
Blacks, Unions, & Organizing in the South, 1956-1996
A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY
Compiled by Rudolph Lewis
By Rudolph Lewis
With the exception of several summaries, an address by Thurgood Marshall to the AFL-CIO Convention, an article from the
New York Times Magazine, and Section 6, the materials contained in this manuscript can be found in the AFL-CIO … Read the rest
Ethiopia and Kenya are well known for supporting the US war against terrorism and have offered their countries as launch pads for these wars. People are maimed and killed, but despite police and security force brutality there is hardly a whimper of the magnitude of the thunderous noise heard about Zimbabwe.
No to invasion of Zimbabwe!
By Victor Moeleso … Read the rest
What is so ironic about the whole ordeal is that he attacked you for writing about how the Bush
administration and other countries knew about the events that were going to take place on
the World Trade Center long in advance, and then he turns around and interviews other people
who are against the war in Iraq, and thus Bush. …
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Norah Owaraga noted that Libya, unlike other oil producing countries such as Nigeria
and Saudi Arabia, utilized the revenue from its oil to develop its country. The standard
of living of the people of Libya is one of the highest in Africa, falling in the category
of countries with a GNP per capita of between USD 2,200 and 6,000.
Libya … Read the rest