Category Education

Einstein: The Negro Question (1946) | On Being

The ancient Greeks also had slaves. They were not Negroes but white men who had been taken captive in war. There could be no talk of racial differences. And yet Aristotle, one of the great Greek philosophers, declared slaves inferior beings who were justly subdued and deprived of their liberty. It is clear that he […]

Cuba Offers Free Medical School for Black & Latino Americans! – Word On Da Street

A few years ago member of the USA Congressional Black Caucus visited Cuba and noted the small amount number of doctor available in Black and poor areas in American. When Rep. Bennie Thompson said his Mississippi district needed doctors, then President Fidel Castro announced scholarships for youth from under-served communities in the U.S. Mad props […]

Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan, a.k.a. Dr. Ben joins the ancestors | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view

After being bed-ridden and placed in a specialized care unit at the Bay Park Nursing Home for the past several weeks, legendary Kemetaphysician Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan, a.k.a. Dr. Ben, transitioned on to the ancestral realm Thursday (March 19) at approximately 3:30 a.m. Those close to him said he had stopped eating and drinking several […]

Black Students at Berkeley Want a Hall Renamed After Assata Shakur – The Root

The black student union at Berkeley would like Barrows Hall to be renamed “Shakur Hall.” “We want the renaming for someone—Assata Shakur—who we feel … represents us as black students,” Cori McGowens, spokesman for the school’s black student union, said. “We’re at a crisis on campus.” McGowens says that black students at Berkeley are isolated […]

Nash equilibrium – Game Theory

Game theorists use the Nash equilibrium concept to analyze the outcome of the strategic interaction of several decision makers. In other words, it provides a way of predicting what will happen if several people or several institutions are making decisions at the same time, and if the outcome depends on the decisions of the others. […]

Carlota, leader of the 1843 slave rebellion in Triumvirato, Matanzas

Introduction In order to understand liberation processes in the Caribbean we have to take into account all occurrences which preceded our days and contributed to the formation of our collective consciousness. Cuba, in this sense, possesses an impressive historical legacy of which needs more discussion. Women in Cuba, generally speaking, played a very important role […]

Rise of the Black Pharaohs | PBS Programs | PBS

Rise of the Black Pharaohs premieres Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.Rise of the Black PharaohsFull EpisodeLearn about the African Kushites who overthrew the ancient Egyptians.About the ProgramThe Egypt of the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Valley of the Kings was an empire of indomitable might. Then, around 800 BC, the impossible happened. Kush, a subject […]

Fred Hampton 1948-1969

Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He was killed while sleeping in his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO), in conjunction with the Chicago […]

Michael Oluwagbemi: Does African Philosophy Exist?

At the heart of most African Philosophy is the concept of communalism which is not socialism, communism, capitalism nor the other “isms” of the West. It is high time we market this unique brand of economic system: if capitalism legalized lobbying bribery of legislators in America, communalism should legalize gift-giving bribery in Nigeria. Is it […]

Financial Juneteenth | Dr Boyce Video: The United Negro College Fund and the Koch Brothers – Financial best buddies?

In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the recent $25 million dollar gift from David and Charles Koch to The United Negro College Fund. The money was meant to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCUs and education African American college students.Dr. Watkins asks whether or not UNCF President Michael Lomax should be criticized for […]

Black Teacher Sues After Being Harassed by Students With Minstrel Photos | breakingbrown.com

Students at Ahwatukee’s Desert Vista High School allegedly posted videos online of themselves tapping Dr. Cicely Cobb on the head with laminated bathroom passes. On Twitter, the students allegedly suggested that she join an all black dating site.“I think I accidentally took Dr. Cobb’s class on black history, instead of junior English,” read another post […]