Saturday, December 13, 2014

Civil Rights Power Organizer - Ella Baker

Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986)
To remember Ella Baker at this time is paramount.  She was one of the foremost organizers in the movement to proclaim the civil rights of African American people in her era. To acknowledge her superb effort, is to offer her techniques, insights and successes as a model for present and future mass organizers to study and emulate.

“The stuggle is eternal. The tribe increase. Somebody else carries on.”
Ella Baker

Black Experience In America_Vol1

Author: PDGazette
Keywords: black historyAfrican-AmericansracismemancipationslaverysuccesshumorlovehistoryW.E.B. Du BoisBooker T. WashingtonFanny CoppinJames Weldon JohnsonAlice DunbarZora Neale HurstonHenry Ossian FlipperMonroe Work
Collection: opensource


Poems of Cabin and Field (1901)
by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Illustrated with photographs by
The Hampton Institute Camera Club

Author: Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906Morse, Alice, book designer
Subject: African AmericansAfrican Americans
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English

A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865

A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865:
Preceded by a Review of ... (1887)

Author: George Washington Williams
Publisher: Harper & brothers
Year: 1887
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English

Friday, December 12, 2014

The New Jim Crow

 was written by 

Michelle Alexander, highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, law professor, and author.


The New Jim Crow: Chapter One - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter One - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Two - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Two - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Three - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Three - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Three - Part 3

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Four - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Four - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Five - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Five - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Six - Part 1

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Six - Part 2

The New Jim Crow: Chapter Six - Part 3

This audio is part of the collection: Community Audio
It also belongs to collection: 

Artist/Composer: anotherworldispossible
Keywords: anarchyrevolutionJim crowraceracismslaveryafrican americanequalitycivil rights

Kwame Nkrumah

Black Power • The Kwame Nkrumah Documentary

Sunday, December 7, 2014

AFTER TRAYVON: Black Boys Speak. A video

A public discussion among  9 Black and Latino boys ages 10-17. These young fellas share their feelings and their impressions very well.  Guided by moderator Kevin Powell they talk about their concerns on racism, stereotyping, stop and search, unity, education and more. This video was shot shortly before the arrest of George Zimmerman. I reccommend watching the entire video for an intimate look into the thoughts of these youngsters.

I hope this will inspire more of us to encourage and empower our young people to speak their minds, using whatever tools are available to us.

Watch Who This Cop Picks To Eject From The Park

He wasn't sitting up straight enough. Give me an effen break. You might not call it racism but I sure would. After watching this video for the third time, I have decided that sergeant Lee has committed a grievous assault on this young man's dignity. Having witnessed this cowardly act, it is readily apparent to me that this wimp like many others, has no business in a position of authority. This was much the same way that Eric Garner was approached, for something that could have been left alone. By forcing these degrading confrontations on people who are minding their own business, the police always give themselves the opportunity escalate a situation which was nothing in the first place, to one where their victim ends up in trouble or worse seriously injured.