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Affiong L. Affiong, Pan Afrikan Lectures & Speaking Tour

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Born in Nigeria, Affiong’s political life began as a student activist at the University of Ibadan,

where she graduated with a BSc Hons degree in Political Science. She obtained a second degree in Law from the University of Lagos, where she developed her work as a student leader and political organiser in the Students Representative Council and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), the umbrella organisation of the student movement.



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Occupy The Hood Calls On Young People of African Descent to Uplift the Community

This is the Civil Rights Movement

for This Generation!…
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Added by TheBlackList on November 2, 2011 at 10:29am — No Comments

Capitalism Coming Home to Roost





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Added by TheBlackList on October 25, 2011 at 12:55am — No Comments

U.S. Black Trade Union Activist Oppose the U.S. Colombia Free Trade Agreement!

Black Workers Unity Network

Uniting Black Worker Voices in Struggles for Global Justice

 

The passage of the U.S. Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will greatly impact the conditions of life…

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Added by TheBlackList on October 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Recommendation of A New Pan African Holiday Beginning July 5, 2012

PADU ANNOUNCES A NEW/OLD PAN AFRICAN HOLIDAY



During 2011’s International Year of African Descendants (IYPAD), as declared by the United Nations, a small group of Pan Africans in various parts of the globe discussed the idea of an international celebration which would symbolize our growing Africanness. The recommendation was the Pan African Day of the Drum (PADD), July…

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Added by TheBlackList on October 7, 2011 at 3:23pm — 3 Comments

ABORTION, "Silent No More: A Major Crisis in the African-American Community"



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Silent No More : Abortion A Major Crisis in the African-American Community Do you know what the leading cause of…

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Added by TheBlackList on October 4, 2011 at 1:42pm — 5 Comments

AU Diaspora Task Team meets, Visioning African Diaspora as the 6th Region of the African Continent

 

AFRICAN UNION DIASPORA HIGH LEVEL MEETING 


 
The biggest gathering of selected high caliber African Diasporan will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2011, during the African Union Diaspora High Level meeting organized by the African Union Diaspora Task Team to aggressively pursue the concrete realization of the dream and…
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Added by TheBlackList on September 27, 2011 at 7:37pm — 1 Comment

International Dialogue on State-building and National Development in South Sudan

 

International Dialogue on State-building and National Development in South Sudan
Convened by the African Research and Resources Forum (ARRF) and the Centre for Peace and Development Studies (CPDS) at the University of Juba, Juba, South Sudan



September 23- 23, 2011


Foreign policy options for the Government of…
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Added by TheBlackList on September 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

President Obama's Mission Impossible

By H. Lewis Smith ~

 

Upon Barack Obama's election to President of the United States, euphoria, jubilation and an aura of disbelief simultaneously enveloped the Black African-American community. Perhaps, it could even be said that many saw him as a Messiah and the primary power-holder to make life and living better for Blacks. Seemingly, Black African Americans became complacent and blinded by the historical, unprecedented election of America's…

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Added by TheBlackList on September 21, 2011 at 12:42pm — 2 Comments

Cameroonians, Go Out and Vote: Kah Wallah, President of Cameroon

"S'ils…
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Added by TheBlackList on September 19, 2011 at 9:05am — No Comments

Think Outside the Bars: Why real justice means fewer prisons by Michelle Alexander

by Michelle Alexander

June 8, 2011

PEEK INSIDE THE SUMMER 2011 ISSUE OF YES! MAGAZINE


 

A white woman with gray hair pulled neatly into a bun raises her hand. She keeps it up,…
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Added by TheBlackList on September 14, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, A Call for Exoneration of the Founder/President General of the UNIA-ACL

Universal Negro Improvement Association-African Communities League Official Statementon the Exoneration of Honorable Marcus Garvey, Founder and President General of the UNIA-ACL, 1914-1940.

 

The official position of the UNIA-ACL Parent Body on this issue is that the Honorable Marcus Garvey deserves to be completely exonerated and not merely pardoned.

A pardon* — especially a partial pardon — is a tacit…

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Added by TheBlackList on September 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Black America, Pardon the Interruption

By: James Clingman ~ 



Considering the fact that Black people are so entrenched in the distractions of this world, I think it’s appropriate that I beg your pardon, Black America, in order to get a few important points across. Although for 16 years now I have sounded the economic alarm via this newspaper column, four books, and numerous speaking engagements, it is shameful that we have failed to act upon the messages of…

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Added by TheBlackList on September 5, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Happy Women's Rights Day! 91 years ago women in USA won right to vote.

Happy Women's Rights Day!

 

This August 26 celebrates women winning 

the vote in the U.S. 91 years ago. Today Radical Women honors the

suffrage movement and its militant, multiracial fighters. These

women--Sojourner Truth, Clara Lemlich, Francis Ellen Watkins Harper,

Sarah Grimke, and so many more--rebelled against enforced second-class…

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Added by TheBlackList on August 26, 2011 at 3:01pm — 1 Comment

WANT TO GO TO AFRICA? GHANA REPATRIATION & INVESTMENT TOURS PLANNED FOR 2012

-- Tour patrons will experience Ghana's culture, night life, shopping, networking, business, investment opportunities and more. --



Group picture of the last tour to Ghana in July 2011



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Added by TheBlackList on August 25, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Ethiopian World Federation Annual Convention which convened in July was recessed to Nov 19 - 20, 11

 

Based on a lack of the required quorum as determined by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Ethiopian World Federation, Incorporated, the Annual Convention of the organization which convened on July 16 and July 17, 2011 in Harlem, New York was recessed to November 19 and 20, 2011. The attorney-at-law who was present to provide…

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Added by TheBlackList on August 4, 2011 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Community Activists Arrested Monday Disrupting Debt Ceiling Debate. Help Pay Legal Costs.

 
CVH and VOCAL-NY Disrupt Debt Debate:

Highlight Need to Shift Focus to Raising Revenue over Cutting Spending




Twenty-two members and an intern from Community Voices Heard (CVH) and VOCAL-NY were arrested for disrupting the House floor debate on the debt bill on Monday, August 1st while demanding greater attention to raising revenue instead of cutting spending for programs…
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Added by TheBlackList on August 4, 2011 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Pray for Brother Gil Noble as he Battles to Recover from a Stroke





Pray For Gil Noble As He Battles From Stroke

By Milton…

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Added by TheBlackList on August 3, 2011 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments

We Who Like It Hot Call It ‘Black August’ - A month our oppressors have nothing to celebrate.

 

We Who Like It Hot Call It ‘Black August’ (Revised version)

By ‘bro. zayid’*

It is the month when our oppressors have nothing to celebrate.

It is the month…

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Added by TheBlackList on August 3, 2011 at 9:37am — 1 Comment

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Baltimore: Marilyn Mosby Condemned for Remarks, Actions in Freddie Gray Case by Black Conservatives

Started by SendMeYourNews in CURRENT EVENTS AND TOPICAL ISSUES on Thursday. 0 Replies

Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Condemned for Remarks, Actions in Freddie Gray Case"Abusing her power in this way makes her unfit to continue in this office""If Mosby had a single shred of dignity she would resign her post immediately""Her…Continue

The National Black Women's Political Convention 2016, Philadelphia, September 22-25

Started by SendMeYourNews in Bulletins on Thursday. 0 Replies

The Time Has come for Black Women To Unite, Be Well Organized, and To No Longer Be Exploited, Cooped, Compromised, Mesmerized, Deterred, or Hoodwinked By Anything or Anyone.... The Time Has Come To Honor Great Black Women Who Courageously and…Continue

Some Thoughts on Recent Police Killings by Herman Bell, Black Panther Party/BLA Political Prisoner

Started by SendMeYourNews in CURRENT EVENTS AND TOPICAL ISSUES on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Some Thoughts on Recent Police Killings By Herman Bell, Black Panther Party/BLA Political Prisoner:             "You may wonder what my take is of the (most recent) police killings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge and of the five police that were killed…Continue

Political Circuses

Started by Junious Ricardo Stanton in Politics on Tuesday. 0 Replies

From The Ramparts Junious Ricardo StantonPolitical Circuses             Both…Continue

Treks Himalaya

Started by Trekking in Nepal in LEISURE_RECREATION_TRAVEL on Monday. 0 Replies

Trekking in Nepal is delighted to…Continue

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The "Lion and the Condor", untold story of an African American aviator and his impact on Ethiopia, the last free African Empire of Emperor Haile Selessie

Started by TheBlackList News in Education Jul 20. 0 Replies

THE LION AND THE CONDOR, The Untold Story of Col. John C. Robinson and the Crippling of Ethiopia.The "Lion…Continue

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