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Fellowship Programme for people of African descent

What is it? The Fellowship programme for people of African descent is a three-week intensive learning opportunity for people of African descent from the diaspora,...

A Fundraising Tribute to Don Rojas

A Fundraising Tribute to Don Rojas withProf. Sir Hilary Beckles as Guest Speaker Danny Glover, Dr. Ben Chavis, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Several otherProminent Public Figures...

When Slaveowners Got Reparations

The Capitol stands in the background of this 1830 engraving.CreditCreditLibrary of Congress/Corbis, via VCG, via Getty Images Lincoln signed a bill in 1862 that paid...

Green New Deal and Socialism aside, Ocasio-Cortez Makes Us Re-Think Democracy

By Tim Libretti, PoliticusUSA  — We might as well crown Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez the Don Draper of the beltway—because there’s no mistaking that she has...

How Reconstruction Still Shapes American Racism

By Henry Lewis Gates, Jr., Times — During an interview with Chris Rock for my PBS series ­African American Lives 2, we traced the ancestry of...

Dangerous Unselfishness and Righteous Struggle

By Dr. Maulana Karenga — In this month, we rightly turn toward Memphis and the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King and again towards the...

NAACP Shows How Fossil Fuel Industry Manipulates Communities of Color

The ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is part of a large concentration of chemical and oil companies known as “Cancer Alley.” A new...

Pan African Unity Dialogue (PAUD) Malcolm X Commemorative Meeting

Video February 23, 2019, New York, NY — Pan African Unity Dialogue (PAUD) Malcolm X Commemorative Meeting. Special Guests Congresswoman Karen Bass and H.E. Fatima...

Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition. By Alfred W. McCoy, TomDispatch — We live in a time of change, when people are questioning...

Civil Society, Press Freedom & Human Rights Under Attack in Africa

By Thalif Deen, IPS — UNITED NATIONS, Apr 12 2019 (IPS) – The civic space in several African countries, including Tanzania, Burundi, Zambia, Sudan, Mozambique, Somalia...

Reparations: A Conversation Worth Having

The debate on when it is relevant to apologize and pay reparations for misdeeds and human rights violations tells us that the past is...

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