Tag Archives: blackhistorymonth

Throwback Thursday: Day 2 Dead Woman Pass

Check it out!  Why do I look so happy/high/wtf?!! Well, I just finished the 2nd day of the hike from hell and I made it! I overcame so many fears that day; heights, ancient stairs, and the Andes damn high … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: WTF????

Ever have one of those, hell year when you wonder what the hell happened to you, where are going, and most importnly, what the hell happened? This has been my life for the past few years;  I am still not sure … Continue reading

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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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