Op-Ed: Changing The Face Of Cannabis Ownership: A 6-Point Plan For Black Equity

By Regina Smith, Harlem Business Alliance

Oakland, Calif., native Tucky Blunt was arrested 15 years ago for an $80 marijuana sale that ended up changing the trajectory of his life. Continue Reading →

Fannie Lou Hamer And Malcolm X Speak In Harlem, NY, 1964 (Video)

fannie-lou-hamer-and-malcolm-xIn December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected through the disfranchisement of black voters. Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Holds Forum For Self-identified Black Communities

The NYC Commission on Human Rights will hold a forum to build a coalition among and within the City’s diverse African immigrant, African American, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latinx communities and other self-identified Black communities and inform them of their rights against discrimination and harassment. Continue Reading →

Back Power Olympian John Carlos Talks Political Games At The NY Public Library

While sitting at home in Harlem, when you Google “1968 Olympics” the first suggestion returned is “1968 Olympics Black Power salute.” Continue Reading →

The 8th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival At Maysles In Harlem

black panther party1Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY and Maysles Cinema. 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party and the buzz surrounding this historic milestone is electrifying. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rap Stars, Soulja Boy And More, Michael K. Williams “Black Market” Tonight On Viceland

lean on soul jah boyIn his most personal project to date, Michael K. Williams explores underground economies from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

50th Anniversary Of The Black Power Movement

Black-Power-Kathleen-crop1On June 16, 1966 Stokely Carmichael of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) introduced “Black Power” as a slogan. Continue Reading →