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Black History

Olympian John Carlos Stays His Course

In 1968 Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos took their belief in Black Power and understanding of oppression, to the winner’s podium of the 400 meters race, and raised their fists in an image that is burned in history. In the 52 years since, Carlos has maintained his vision of African Americans realizing their destiny […]readmore

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Never Forget

Reprinted from February 2, 2012 It is acknowledged that legacies and attitudes toward life are carried on through families and down through the generations. And those persons now in their eighties and nineties can tell stories that their parents and grandparents told them about the lynchings and the terror and the days after slavery. The […]readmore

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P.U.R.G.E. EXPANDING MISSION TO ELIMINATE GUN-VIOLENCE

2010 Speak-Out Campaign Launched from Calvary Fellowship AME Church Rest-in-peace elegies and images embellish exterior  walls of buildings throughout New York City.  To some these are fitting work-of-art memorials to lives once lived. But to so many others, like members of the anti-violence organization PURGE, founded in 1993 by community activist and child advocate Freddie […]readmore