Tag: <span>black empowerment</span>

A profile of the Rosewood Massacre, a racially motivated attack on the town of Rosewood, Florida and its residents.

Historical Profile

“Negroes and the Gun” by Nicholas Johnson grabbed my attention from the beginning. While the book includes stats, figures, and general events much of the history of armed Black self-defense is told through the experiences of historical figures. In some instances, I’d heard about these events but the author takes special care in describing the mood and providing details. This allows you to imagine yourself witnessing these events in your mind’s eye. What could have been a boring topic springs to life because it’s told through these riveting stories and personal accounts.

Book Reviews

A review of the film “Judas and the Black Messiah” which tells the story of how an FBI informant infiltrated the Chicago chapter of the Black Panthers and aided in the assassination of Fred Hampton.

Movie Reviews

A profile of Carter G. Woodson, the “father of Black History” who founded Black History Week which later became Black History Month.

Historical Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the experiences that influenced Marcus Garvey’s philosophy and the UNIA’s plans for building a network of global independent Black companies and a Black-ruled nation in Africa then my Marcus Garvey & The UNIA Black History Short is for you.

Historical Profile