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Remembering D-Day: Honoring the Black, Buried, Missing at Normandy American Cemetery

By Col. (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings,U.S. ArmySpecial to the AFRO“All last night, guns shook on the ground on which I...

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An Homage to Malcolm X

Eulogy delivered by Ossie Davisat the funeral of Malcolm XFaith Temple Church of GodFebruary 27, 1965“Here – at this final...

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More Black People &More African Assistance Needed!

By Jeffery Kazembe BattsPolicy and purpose can change, and maybe Brooklyn can lead the way. The population in NYC who...

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The Need for a “Pro African Policy and Purpose” from our Community & Elected Officials

By Jeffery Kazembe BattsPolicy and purpose can change. “Now is the time” Rev. Jesse Jackson famously said to mobilize the...

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Eyeing Juneteenth bill passage with skepticism

By Peter M. WilliamsNABJ Black News & ViewsAs we come upon the second celebration of Juneteenth as a national holiday,...

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The History of the Annual Brooklyn Juneteenth Arts Festival

June 19, 1865 is the date that slaves in Texas and other parts of the south learned about their freedom,...

Black History2 months ago

In Faith, She Made Up Her Mind

Alice W. Wiley Seay by The Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson(Part III of Four) by Rev. Dr. Emma Simpson-JordanOn April 11,...

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BK Women: “A Source of Strength and Wisdom”

Reprint from Our Time Press,March, 1996From the PublisherThe mother buried with her child in the African Burial Ground in lower...