Berkeley’s Black Student Union met twice with the university’s Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, in talks that they found -- according
if black children were reminded, for more than 28 days, that kids like them grew up and achieved their goals in the face of adversity and discrimination, these children would experience the same encouragement any white child feels when looking at the histories of their studies.
As I ring in a new year I commit to continuing to listen, to act, to learn, and to speak. I implore you to join me. Stand up, stand with, walk alongside, and speak up. It is not going to be easy, but together we can change the world.
While many are celebrating the warming ties between the U.S. and Cuba, one woman might not be so happy.
Photo Courtesy of Michel Pinto As we completed our time together, women continued to approach us to say hello to Sampson
President Obama may be determined to repeal Bush's global war on terrorism. But that didn't stop the State Department from declaring last week, on the flimsiest of evidence, that Cuba is a state sponsor of terrorism for the 30th straight year.
In a grainy video, a woman with flowing dreadlocks strolls through a market in Cuba, smelling spices and smiling at the camera
By odd coincidence, I was in the middle of reading the autobiography of Assata Shakur last week when it was announced that she was being added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Terrorists list.
State Police Superintendent Col. Rick Fuentes said at a news conference Thursday that the case was "an open wound" for troopers in New Jersey and around the country. Yet the FBI's full-scale assault on the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s remains an open wound for the nation itself
Is there a place in mainstream American political life for young blacks, whose political views don't always fall within traditional mainstream conservative/liberal lines?