Posts Tagged: black history

The revolutionary origins of Memorial Day and its political hijacking

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The spirit of the first Decoration Day — the struggle for Black liberation and the fight against racism — has unfortunately been whitewashed from ...

Boston Black History Month celebration eyes 21st century liberation

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The Black Liberation Study Hall was a tribute to the centuries of struggle carried out by Black freedom fighters around the world.

Black History: ‘Lest we forget’ by Safiya Bukhari

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Bukhari was a member of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army.

Protecting Black History: The Piney Grove Cemetery restoration effort in Atlanta

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Piney Grove cemetery matters because its story is emblematic of the story of Black people in Atlanta.

Boston organizers serve the community In honor of Black Panther Party

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The Day of Unity was not a depoliticized charity event.

Tallahassee celebrates Juneteenth with Black art, music and food

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Three days before Juneteenth, dozens of Tallahassee community members strolled through the open doors of The Plant, greeted by the sights and sounds o...

Black Radical History: The struggle for liberation then and now

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Speaker Eugene Puryear, member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and author of “Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist Ameri...

ANSWER LA honors Black Radical History Month

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On February 3, ANSWER's first event analyzed the history of Black responses to state-sanctioned terror.

The long history of Black-Palestinian solidarity

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There is a long history of the Black freedom movement standing with the cause of Palestinian liberation, drawing the connection between their shared e...

Black History Month: Needed now more than ever

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Black History Month challenges a version of history where every great deed was done by rich white males and offers an opportunity to overcome the raci...