Tag: African American

Kwanzaa celebration with its founder, Maulana Karenga, and others

Happy Kwanzaa 2014


  It is December, which means it will soon be time for the most under-celebrated holiday ever known to man: Kwanzaa! I know what you’re thinking. Who the hell celebrates Kwanzaa? These seven principles comprise Umoja (Unity), Kujichagulia (Self-Determination), Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility), Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics), Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity), Imani (Faith)   Time for Kwanzaa! Hello? […]

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Darren Wilson resigns


Originally posted on theGrio:
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across…

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Black Genocide: The Roll Call


  The unknown number of people killed in police-involved shootings each year, as FiveThirtyEight reports:   Efforts to keep track of “justifiable police homicides” are beset by systemic problems. “Nobody that knows anything about the SHR puts credence in the numbers that they call ‘justifiable homicides,’” when used […]

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ColorOfChange.org: Memo To Reporters Covering The Protests In Ferguson.


  Memo to Reporters Covering the Protests in Ferguson   ColorOfChange.org calls for fair and honest media coverage of Michael Brown protests   November 24, 2014 For Immediate Release   Contact:   Madison Donzis, madison@fitzgibbonmedia.com, 210.488.6220   CJ Frogozo, cj@fitzgibbonmedia.com, 310.570.2622   New York, NY — ColorOfChange.org, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization, […]

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The Twitter Storm™


    DO NOT ask Americans to fight for foreign freedoms when Americans are NOT free in America. @BarackObama pic.twitter.com/mRV8u6btPX — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) September 11, 2014   The MilitantNegro™ SoapBox: Dumbfuckery; The NFL & Roger Goodell Are Under Investigation. http://t.co/r6ErvryqcJ pic.twitter.com/sR7XVUBWTM — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) September 12, 2014   Black […]

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The 369th Infantry Regiment, aka The Harlem Hellfighters, The Black Rattlers And The Men Of Bronze.


                369th Infantry Regiment (United States)   The 369th Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 15th New York National Guard Regiment, was an infantry regiment of the United States Army that saw action in World War I and World War II. The Regiment consisted of African-Americans and African Puerto Ricans and was known […]

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Happy 115th Birthday Percy Lavon Julian.


  By Jueseppi B. Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899, Montgomery, Al. – April 19, 1975, Waukegan, Illinois) was a U.S. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants. He was the first to synthesize the natural product physostigmine, and a pioneer in the industrial large-scale chemical synthesis of the human […]

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