On Sunday, January 17 at 3pm, for the 10 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, the Apollo Theater and WNYC will partner for a third year to present “Race and Privilege: Exploring MLK’s Two Americas,” as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival promises to be a great event with films by Stanley Nelson, Ayat Najafi, Gini Reticker and Hajooj Kuka.
As we celebrate American history, the Swann Galleries offer us an opportunity to own it. On Thursday, March 27 Swann Galleries will offer a rich assortment of historical material related to the African experience in the Americas in their 19th annual auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana.
Stokely Carmichael, the man who pushed Martin Luther King, Jr. to oppose the Vietnam War and made the Black Panther Party a household name Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966.
By Yolande Brener Mumia Abu Jamal, birth name Wesley Cook, is the author of seven book, numerous articles for the Black Panther Press and hundreds of radio programs for NPR and Democracy Now.
As a student at Wesleyan, Lin-Manuel Miranda began writing what would become “In the Heights,” the musical that would launch him as a playwright and performer.
As Marvel’s Black Panther wows moviegoers and shatters box-office records with a fictional tale of cinematic proportions, the real and moving story of Black American Pioneer will have its European Premiere during Festival de Cannes, May 16, 2018, 9pm.
Genres will collide this week when boxer Floyd Mayweather comes out of retirement to take on UFC’s biggest star, Conor McGregor.
Apart from Randolph and the Messenger crew, there was another organization that attacked Garvey just as bitterly—the African Blood Brotherhood (ABB).