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Congresswoman Waters, A Fearless Leader Fighting for Us All
October 15, 2020
For over 40 years, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D), who represents California’s 43rd Congressional District, has fought for marginalized groups and communities like African Americans, women, families and the poor. Now, less than 20 days away from the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, Waters, who is running for reelection, reminds us that there’s more work to be done and she’s putting on her boxing gloves and stepping into the ring to finish.  ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: “Racial Reconciliation in a Time of Racism”
June 25, 2020
The fabric of racism runs deep across the globe. Just this past week I read an article about a British company that offered an apology for their part in participating in the slave trade going back over 300 years. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 11, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 11, 2020
Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving more than two and a half decades as a political prisoner, 1990. ... read more »
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Terrence Howard Receives Walk of Fame Star
September 27, 2019
Directors Malcolm D. Lee and Dito Montiel preceded Howard in speaking at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of the El Centro Complex on Hollywood Boulevard, near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. Lee directed Howard in the 1999 romantic comedy-drama  "The Best Man'' and its 2013 sequel, "The Best Man Holiday.'' Montiel directed Howard in the 2009 sports action drama "Fighting.'' ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 26, 2019
On this day in 1936, South African activist Winnie Mandela was born in Eastern Cape, South Africa. ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Nelson Mandela Day
July 18, 2019
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 11, 2019
    On this day June 11, 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven others were sentenced to life in prison on the charge of sabotage.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Mandela’s Widow, Graca Machel: ‘Child Hunger Must Be Priority in Africa’
June 7, 2019
Economic growth in Africa has been impressive, but a sad reality remains: However prosperous, the results have had little impact on child nutrition. ... read more »
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Inaugural Grand African Run Announced in Washington
May 10, 2019
“The more I thought about this idea of the Grand African race I began to see how we can bring the African diaspora and friends of Africa together, to promote our togetherness, to promote that which binds us and to promote all the wonderful accomplishments and the amazing things that are getting ready to come to Africa,” said Her Excellency, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the Ambassador of the African Union Mission. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 10, 2019
  On this day May 10, 1994 Madiba (Nelson) Mandela was sworn in as president of Azania (S. Africa). This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter  
March 28, 2019
Pioneering Journalists Shares Her Story in New Memoir   ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: What is the Cost of Higher Education? 
March 28, 2019
Growing up, my grandmother taught me to be mindful of four things: to love God, take care of your family, give back to your community and to get an education. ... read more »
1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.”  Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks.   ... read more »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: Madiba the Great
February 5, 2019
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
Mobilization 4 Mumia: One-on-One with Michael Africa, Jr.
January 31, 2019
Activists and supporters fighting for the release of 64-year-old journalist/activist Mumia Abu Jamalsay they weren’t shocked but heavily condemned Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for appealing the ground-breaking decision by Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court Judge Leon Tucker granting him a new appeal hearing.  ... read more »
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