Sponge: The Society For The Prevention Of Niggers Getting Everything (1966)

Reading Time: 1 minuteSPONGE was a group big political group out of New York City in 1966. Concentrated in Brooklyn, the group consisted mostly of Italians in the East New York, Bensonhurst, and Bay Ridge neighborhoods and was formed to demonstration of CORE (Congress for Racial Equality) when Blacks began moving into these neighborhoods. SPONGE members openly identified…

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The History Of Which Way

Reading Time: 1 minuteI recently stumbled across a 1967 Newsweek cover titled, “Which Way for the Negro Now?” Internally, we have always struggled with taking a united approach to moving our people forward; this is due mostly to slavery. Today, the white media would never consider asking where Black America is going in this manner. Instead, the wording…

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Trump Has Already Won

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis is the first election that I have voted in. Even though I was old enough to vote in the last one, Obama seemed a shoo-in as an incumbent who was facing a man who was more slogans than actual agenda. Romney spent more time reacting, thus giving Obama the time and stableness to thoroughly…

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Routes Black People Ran Before Football

Reading Time: 2 minutesBlack people throughout the history of the diaspora have made their mark in two particular sports that share the same name, football! Whether you call it soccer , football or futbol, those two sports in particular black people can definitely , “route you up” in. But before we dominated the football leagues and routed our…

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Stratch and Frisk

Reading Time: 1 minuteData compiled by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NCLU) on stop and frisk from 2002 – 2015 shows incredible racial bias. Yet and still there are those who maintain the policy has the ability to be effective if implemented correctly. The question that comes to mind is how do you correctly implement racial profiling?…

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12 Cool Facts About The Island Of Jamaica

Reading Time: 2 minutesJamaica, though a small island, has played its roll in the influence of global history. From its national heroes such as Nanny and Marcus Garvey, the fearlessness, determination, and pride instilled in the DNA of its offspring is something that just cannot be shaken. Jamaica has had a big influence on the world both past…

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