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Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster. But the massive death, destruction, and misery that followed in its wake was entirely man-made and preventable. It was the poor, the old, the sick – overwhelmingly African American...

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Ten years ago, the Million Man March, led by Louis Farrakhan and his Nation of Islam, mobilized 500,000 African American men to Washington, D.C. This year, on October 15th, there will be a “Millions More...

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Racist Recruiting Tactics

September 1, 2004

“On Thursdays, my classroom looks like a training ground for war,” says Ben, a high school Spanish teacher. Thursdays are the day students of this predominantly black and Latino Boston high school come dressed in...

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by Eljeer Hawkins, Harlem, New York Bayard Taylor Rustin (1912 -1987) left an indelible mark on the civil rights movement as an adviser and organizer of the Montgomery bus boycott and the March on Washington...

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By Eljeer Hawkins, Harlem, New York 100 years ago in 1903, sociologist, scholar, and historian W.E.B. Dubois (1868-1963) wrote his book The Souls of Black Folk, which would make a vital contribution to the struggle...

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