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Spike Lee Emphasizes the Meaning of Black Power in “BlacKkKlansman”

Spike Lee Emphasizes the Meaning of Black Power in "BlacKkKlansman"

[jwplayer ijtYtYuq]Spike Lee has been one of the most notorious filmmakers since as long as we could remember. Always sticking up for the culture and emphasizing the importance of social justice, his new movie is no different. Adding to his list of infamous projects is BlacKkKlansman, where the story revolves around veteran, Ron Stallworth (John […]

Agents of Change Lays Out How Young Black Students Fought to Free Minds

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This week the documentary, Agents of Change, dropped for a limited time on PBS (2/20, 2/21, 2/24 & 2/25) and chronicles the events at San Francisco State in 1968 and at Cornell University in April, 1969, where Black students demanded that the administrations of these places of higher learning give them freedom to be Black Inteligencia […]

West Point Clears Black Cadets Who Posed with Raised Fists

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It was Tuesday [May 10] that West Point officials announced that they will not be taking any disciplinary action against the 16 Black female cadets who posed with raised fists in uniform for a photo that sparked an intense debate on whether or not the photo violated any Defense Department regulations. It was last week […]

Photo of Black Female Cadets at West Point with Raised Fists Incites Outrage

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The U.S Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo released recently showing 16 Black female cadets from the graduating class with their fists in the air. It is campus tradition that a group of cadets dress up in traditional dress uniforms to take a portrait, mirroring the history of former cadets. It was […]

Iconic Black History Activist Dr. Ben Dies at 97

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Legendary Scholar and Egyptologist, Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan, a.k.a. Dr. Ben who’s accomplishments have established him as a legendary figure in the eternal annals of Black history passes away today, Thursday March 18 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Dr. Ben was also noted for many accomplishments such as advancing scholarship which further establishes that Black people […]