Monthly Archives: February 2018

Public Enemy: Can’t Truss It

Here’s how to end Black History with a wayback video from P.E. and in my opinion the best damn DJ ever…Terminator X. Enjoy F.M. Laster “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man”. -Huey … Continue reading

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Tuesday Travel: The Kingdom of Kush

Today’s ancient African civilization is The Kingdom of Kush. Check out the below video about this fascinating ancient culture! F.M. Laster “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man”. -Huey P Newton    

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Fred Hampton

The last activist for the month is Fred Hampton. Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the … Continue reading

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Denzel Washington

Yeah, we ALL know who he is, what he looks like, etc. If you don’t,  Google him.  This post is dedicated to three of my favorite scenes in Spike Lee’s movie, Malcolm X.  Yes, he was robbed of the Oscar, … Continue reading

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Jesse Owens

The last athlete for Black History Month is Jesse Owens.  It’s really sad to see the man salute the same flag which says he is a second hand citizen.   James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, … Continue reading

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Performance Poetry: Alysia Harris

Here’s a throwback and a classic. This was one of the very first performance pieces I watched on Youtube over  years ago and the words are still fresh today as they were when I first hear it.  You can feel … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Medgar Evans

Here is this month’s final throwback person for Black History Month, Medgar Evans Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an American civil rights activist in Mississippi and the state’s field secretary of the NAACP. He … Continue reading

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Wayback Wednesday: Hands Tied

No not erotica, but another Toni Braxton song,  This one is Hands Tied from her album Pulse. Enjoy F.M. Laster “The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man”. -Huey P Newton

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Travel Tuesday: The Mali Empire

Here’s today’s Black History Month destination, The Mali Empire. The Mali Empire was a major African civilization that thrived between the 13th and 16th centuries. Founded by a man named Sundiata Keita (aka the Lion King), the empire was located … Continue reading

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Eldridge Cleaver

Today’s activist is Eldridge Cleaver. See a theme going on??? Take a wild guess as to who I’m showcasing for next Monday?   Leroy Eldridge Cleaver (August 31, 1935 – May 1, 1998) was an American writer and political activist … Continue reading

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