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Message From Watts: Liberation is Coming From A Black Thing
August 16, 2018
The year 1965 began on an ominous and unsettling note—the assassination and martyrdom of Malcolm X, the Fire Prophet. Even in the white and winter cold of February, it was a sign of the coming fire. Indeed, it pointed toward the fiery fulfillment of prophecy which Malcolm, himself, had predicted. It was there, too, in the title of James Baldwin’s classic, The Fire Next Time. And it was the topic of countless conversations around the country. Baldwin had taken his title from a line in a Black gospel song which says: “God gave Noah the rainbow sign, no more water, the fire next time.” And this, for us, was the fundamental time of turning when the fire would be this time. ... read more »
Holman UMC Welcomes Michael Eric Dyson
June 20, 2018
Pastor Kelvin Sauls, left, and Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles welcomed the Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, right, as the guest preacher on June 17. ... read more »
Michael Eric Dyson to Preach at Holman UMC
June 13, 2018
The Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson delivers another hard-hitting message with his new book, “What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.” His latest work recounts a historic 1963 meeting between then-U.S. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (July 27th – August 2nd)
August 3, 2017
Baldwin was groundbreaking, exploring race and social issues in many of his works. ... read more / view gallery »
Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod
February 9, 2017
The film is a tribute to the staggering contribution of one of America's greatest men of letters. ... read more »
Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
January 4, 2017
James Baldwin left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
Discovering the Unexpected on the Journey to Empowerment: Young NNPA Black Scholars
June 9, 2016
The legendary scholar, writer and visionary James Baldwin once personally confided with me that he had come to know that the “power of the pen” for Black people in America and throughout world was “truly transformative and irreversibly impactful on the consciousness of all those who cry out for freedom, equality and justice.” Baldwin’s prophetic words from the 1970’s are still true today. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (Jan. 28-Feb.2)
January 27, 2016
January 28 1970- Arthur Ashe, the first Black male to win Wimbledon, was denied entry to compete for the U.S. Team in the South African Open due to South Africa’s racial policies. ... read more »
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