American History

There are many Americans in this day and age that have no clue about history, nor do they understand the realities that have shaped American…

“I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence..” Having a sense of patriotism to the country we call America can be fleeting. After all, as a…

The former host of ‘106th + Park’, Rocsi Diaz, is making her directorial debut in “The Secrets of Strangers,” a public service announcement that chronicles…

Indiana’s first African-American physician is being honored on Tuesday, more than a century after his death, with a commemorative grave marker. The unmarked grave that is believed to belong to Dr. Samuel A. Elbert, a physician who faced racial barriers attaining his medical degree at the Medical College of Indiana, will finally be turned into a headstone […]

President’s Day falling in the middle of Black History Month gives us reason to ask for definitive answers to some questions that may get swept under the rug. While it is wonderful to acknowledge the greatness of our Presidents, we cannot pretend that slavery wasn’t a part of our past in America. It’s hard to […]

Today I’m very excited to be celebrating Thanksgiving with my family. Back when ‘89 was the number, I was not feeling this holiday at all. I was working with Black Panthers trying to free Geronimo Pratt, playing Public Enemy and Poor Righteous Teachers all day and reading anything I could find by Dr. John Henrik […]

The hardest part about knowing the truth, is knowing that you can no longer ignore it. .. Once again, I'm just saying. <!--more-->