Black Activists

The Democratic National Convention event will be held virtually this year due to covid-19 pandemic and is set to host a list of notable speakers all in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ run for the White House. Also set to happen during the Democratic National Convention is a tribute to honor the late […]

Willam T. Coleman Jr. --- a champion of civil rights who spent time as a cabinet secretary and influential lawyer in front of the Supreme Court --- died at the age of 96 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his Alexandria, Virginia home Friday.

Harry Belafonte celebrated his 90th birthday on March 1, reaching a milestone age where many would be glad to relax and look back fondly on their achievements. However, the veteran entertainer, actor and activist is hardly resting on his laurels as he continues his global humanitarian work while using his fame to bridge generational gaps. […]

Tamika D. Mallory entered the social justice arena in a heartbreaking way. She has firsthand experience with the scourge of gun violence. The New York City native, now 36, lost her son’s father, Jason Ryans, to gun violence. Her son was a toddler at the time. That and the fact that her parents were founding […]

Brittany Packnett discusses how Black activists will adapt to addressing the concerns of Black America under a Trump presidency.

In the three years that passed after the shocking assassination of Malcolm X, the Last Poets formed on May 19, the slain leader’s birthday, in 1968. The Original Last Poets consisted of Felipe Luciano, Gylan Kain and David Nelson, and gathered at the former Mount Morris Park, now known as Marcus Garvey Park in East […]

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from…

The Almanett Hotel in Gulfport is the only Black-owned hotel in southern Mississippi. In the late ’50’s and 60’s, it was also the site of…

The cast of the movie “Red Tails” celebrated at the New York Premiere  on Jan 10th. Black activist Judge Kevin Ross, Michael Ajakwe, Najee Ali and several others support the cast and urge people to see the movie in what the are calling “Occupy Red Tails”. They are  petitioning Americans  to recognize those who fought […]