February 2010 Blog Posts (25)

Hiram Rhodes Revels

Hiram Rhodes Revels





Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827 – January 16, 1901)
was the first African American to serve in the United States Senate. Since he preceded any African American in the House, he was the first African American in the U.S. Congress as well. He represented Mississippi in 1870 and 1871 during Reconstruction. As of 2009, Revels is one of… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 25, 2010 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Dr. Naim Akbar

 

Dr. Na'im Akbar



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Added by Mark Wells on February 23, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

MAN KNOW THYSELF by Marcus Garvey

With confidence, you have won before you have started.

Marcus Garvey





MAN KNOW THYSELF



For man to know himself is for him to feel that…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Dr. Claude Anderson of "POWERNOMICS" Fame. and U of South Florida Pofessor and Psychologist Dr. Na'im Akbar and Tim Wise-The Pathology of White Privilege 6 parts video.

This is what I call "thinking outside the box". We( as a whole) will never come close of seeing our potential until we start to see thinks past the illusion that the controllers presents to us on a daily bases.





I have heard many lectures and speeches on race and cultures, but I have to say nobody come with it… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 2:28pm — No Comments

The Truth of about Black Man. Setting the Record Straight!!!!!!, Black Women Walking by Tracey Rose

Janks Morton, director and producer of the documentary film "What Black Men Think," answers questions after a screening of the film in Cole Cinema at St. Mary's College of Maryland.







This is a documentary called "Black Women Walking" by Tracey…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Afro-Latino of the Americas



An Afro-Latin American (also Afro-Latino) is a Latin American person of at least partial Black African ancestry; the term may also refer to historical or cultural elements in Latin America thought to emanate from this community. The term can refer to the mixing of African and other cultural elements found in Latin American society such as religion, music,… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 1:45pm — No Comments

The Amazing Story of The Melungeons of America Northern Africa and Europe , An Untold Story.

The Melungeons An Untold Story of Ethnic cleansing in America. Nancy Hanks, the mother of Abraham Lincoln, was Melungeon.

Nancy Hanks, mother of Abraham Lincoln.…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Africans During The Early Stages of Islam Posted by Make'da F. Na'eem

Buster Douglas and Make'da F. Na'eem…



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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Afrikan Race Posted by Make'da F. Na'eem

Buster Douglas and Make'da F. Na'eem





In our contemporary times, we have to accept that identities and terminologies change as circumstances change. The definition of an African is very simple; however, the social and cultural implications of that definition are complex. In Africa’s ancient history, the term ‘African’ would have had no meaning; people defined themselves as members of kingdoms and…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Solomon the writer of the Morocco Treatie for King Mohammed III. Posted by Abdbin Salaam Sakina id Deen

 

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

REMEMBER HIS NAME; NAT LOVE



Nat Love (1854 - 1921), pronounced as Nate Love, was an African American cowboy following the American Civil War. In 1907, Love wrote his autobiography, "Life and Adventures of Nat Love." In his autobiography, Nat Love explains that his father was a slave foreman in the fields, and his mother managed the… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

THE "N" WORD: KNOW WHAT YOU SPEAK??



I look at the history of word “nigger” in America. This word still sits at the center of anti-Black verbal distortions.…




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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Black History In Canada

Black And White Photograph Showing Black Vendors At The Halifax Market, Selling Ferns, Cucumbers, Squash, In Baskets; Caledonia Hotel Visible In Background. Jan, 1900



Black History In Canada



Arrival



There have been people of color residents in Canada since the country’s earliest days of settlement. Some were explorers; others were slaves who arrived in the 17th and 18th centuries. Even more… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 1:24am — No Comments

Congressional Black Caucus

The Congressional Black Caucus is a racial organization representing the black members of the United States Congress. Membership is exclusive to blacks, and its chair in the 111th Congress is Representative Barbara Lee of California, - 9th Dis.



Aims



The Caucus describes its goals as "positively influencing the course of events pertinent to African-Americans and others of similar experience and situation," and… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Remember His Name ;Ralph Ellison







Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1914 – April 16, 1994) was a…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Afro-Native Americans



Billy Bowlegs III



Black Indians is a term that refers to people of African-American descent, usually with significant Native American ancestry, who also have strong ties to Native American culture, and social and historical traditions. This article addresses Black Indians in the United…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Remember His Name;Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr.

Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr.



Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr (March 4, 1877 - August 27, 1963) . was an American inventor whose curiosity and innovation led him to develop several commercial products, the successors of which are still in use today. A…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 21, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Louis Farrakhan's Speech at the "Million Man March" (1995)

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Christopher Farrakhan son of Louis Farrakhan: In the name of Allah the Beneficent, the Merciful, I bear witness that there is no god but Allah who…

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Added by Mark Wells on February 20, 2010 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Usury( Interest); Good Business or Theft







Usury (pronounced /ˈjuːʒəri/, comes from the Medieval Latin usuria, "interest" or from the Latin usura "interest") originally meant the… Continue

Added by Mark Wells on February 19, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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