We declare our right on this earth to be a man, to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
— Malcolm X, 1965
let’s strike these blows for freedom
strike them with our minds
strike them with our unbridled tongue
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Source: Celebrating Black History Month: Kathleen Cleaver
Biography @ Emory Law School
Kathleen Neal Cleaver, who currently holds an appointment as a senior lecturer and research fellow at Emory University School of Law, has spent her life participating in the human rights struggle. She started alongside her parents in the 1950s civil rights protests in Alabama. By 1966, Kathleen Neal dropped out of Barnard College in New York to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where she served in its Campus Program based in Atlanta. She then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and from 1967 to 1971, she was the first Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party. After sharing years of exile, in Algeria and France with former husband Eldridge Cleaver, she returned with her family to the United States in late 1975. Continue reading “Celebrating Black History Month: Kathleen Cleaver”
Spoken word artist and poet Daniel Beaty perfoirms this piece which speaks to and about the problem of fatherless homes due to male incarceration.
every law is illegal!
every government on the face of this earth is illegal – robert nesta marley
mzungu got his own twisted views of rastafarianism but this is some good footage
back when we were on the cusp of revolution
but we gon get there again soon 🙂
note he says reggae is the biggest change and revolution in western music
since the beatles
since the beatles
but of course
George Negus, a prominent Australian journalist, interviews Bob Marley & reports on Rastafarian & reggae music, in 1979 Trench Town, Jamaica. Even liberal news television magazines found Tuff Gong’s outlook on the future too radical.