ABCD's Health Service Annual Healthy Visions Gathering Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:30-8:30pm Thelma Burns Building 575 Warren Street Roxbury, MA The evening will include: Wellness panel discussion, Individual and community vision board making, free HIV/STI testing, giveaways and dinner will be served. Open to all with an RSVP!
There were plenty of signs that 16-year-old Joshua Colas was a chess prodigy. "He told me one day, 'Daddy, I can play you blindfolded,'" his father Guy Colas recounted to The Huffington Post. "And I said, 'You sure? I've never seen you practice.'" Joshua was right; he could not only match his dad but beat … Continue reading 16-Year Old Wants To Be The Youngest African-American Chess Grandmaster
Hasta la Victoria, Siempre! 🇨🇺✊🏾
fullPOWER SALUTE Compañera Haydée👊🏾 PRESENTÈ
Haydée Santamaría, one of the first women to join the guerilla struggle in the Sierra Maestra and founder of the Casa de las Americas, remembered the Moncada’s horrors until the last day of her life, July 28, 1980, but these memories only strengthened her resolve.
“Honor her as a brave woman,” wrote Fina García Marruz in an ode to Haydée Santamaría after her death, describing in a few lines who Haydée was and how we should honor her.
On the 40th anniversary of her death, it is worth returning to the poet’s text before recounting, succinctly, her life and work.
(…) Cover her with flowers, like Ophelia. / Those who loved her have been orphaned / Cover her with the tenderness of your tears. / Become dew to refresh your mourning. / And if the devotion of flowers is not enough / Tell her in her ear that it was all a dream. / Honor her as a brave woman / Who lost her last battle alone. / Do not remain long in her inconsolable hour / Her deeds are not destined to the oblivion of the grass. / Let them be gathered one by one, / There, where the light does not forget its warriors.
The Uruguayan poet and essayist, Mario Benedetti, who worked with her for many years at the Casa de las Américas, wrote:
“Haydée Santamaría means a world, an attitude, a sensibility and also a Revolution.” […]
July 31 2000
“Honor her as a brave woman,” wrote Fina García Marruz in an ode to Haydée Santamaría after her death, describing in a few lines who Haydée was and how we should honor her. On the 40th anniversary of her death, it is worth returning to the poet’s text before recounting, succinctly, her life and work.
(…) Cover her with flowers, like Ophelia. / Those who loved her have been orphaned / Cover her with the tenderness of your…
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fullPOWER SALUTE & SOLIDARITY with Ayiti 🇭🇹
Always Carry Forward The timeFULL Wordz, Soundz, Lessonz & strategic Optics of Jean-Jacques Dessalines:
⏳📜 “[…] My Name Has Become A Horror To ALL Those Who Want Slavery. Despots and Tyrants Curse The Day That I Was Born. […] 🤜🏾🌱🤛🏾 ||
°Tuko Pamoja° ↔ °We Are Together°✊🏾
Mildred Trouillot Aristide, former First Lady of Haiti, is an attorney, author and a member of the Board of Administration of the Universite de la Fondation Dr. Aristide (UNIFA). Mrs. Aristide will discuss the current health crisis in Haiti, including the impact of COVID-19, and will report on the remarkable work of UNIFA. Since reopening in 2011, UNIFA has graduated 230 new doctors, 78 new nurses, 8 physiotherapists and 30 lawyers, providing young people in Haiti with the skills and knowledge to lead their country forward. Now UNIFA is launching its most ambitious project to date, a Campaign For Dignity to construct a new medical center and teaching hospital.
Danny Glover – Actor and activist; has visited Haiti numerous times and has been a steadfast supporter of the work of UNIFA.
Laura Flynn – Author and educator who lived in Haiti from 1994-2000. Ms. Flynn remains deeply…
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UBUNTU ↔✊🏾↔Patrice Lumumba (1925-1961)
fullPOWER SALUTE to ALL the PAN-AFRICAN Revolutionaries who continue to carry forward & ADVANCE African LIBERATION👊🏾 UHURU SASA!
Listen to the Tues. June 30, 2020 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW report with dispatches on the escalating cases of COVID-19 in the United States and the impact on the economy; in the Southern African state of Mozambique the government is extending a state of emergency to address the continuing threat of the pandemic; Tanzanian President John Magufuli has declared again his committment to anti-imperialism; and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is celebrating 60 years of independence from Belgium. In the second hour we rebroadcast a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing by Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus where the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and other medical issues are discussed. In the final hour we look back on the life, times and contributions of the founder of the…
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Chris Hani, UBUNTU✊🏾
for Comrade Chris Hani (1942 – 1993)
👊🏾 Comrade Chris Hani 👊🏾
( 28 June 1942 – assassinated 10 April 1993 )
by hot lead,
your blood flowed
into our African soil.
Murdered you, yes, they did.
Silence you, they never will,
for your voice,
speaks to us still!
What’s the CALL?
FREE IMAM JALlL✊🏾
And ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS🤜🏾🤛🏾
#Disrupt #Dismantle #ABOLISH!
Every Sector & Tentacles of the RACIST Oppressive & Repressive Prison Industrial Complex & its Apparatuses, Domestically & Globally..
Ndawonye :||: Collectively
A Luta Continuà👊🏾
Fundraiser to Free Political Prisoner
Sundiata Acoli, 83, from 47 Years in Prison
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“We who believe in freedom cannot rest.” – Ella Baker; UBUNTU✊🏾
A message from The Movement for Black Lives
We are living testaments to a lineage of resistance. We are products of slave rebellions, uprisings against state sanctioned violence, and organizing. When we are in the streets- digitally or physically-are honoring our ancestors who declared unapologetically that Black Lives Matter.
Our lives are proof that resistance matters. We at the Movement For Black Lives believe that it is our mandate, in a moment where the police and vigilantes have increased their terror, that we make a clear and proud commitment to be in Defense of Black Lives.
Yesterday thousands of us gathered online to hear from resisters on the ground and receive direction for how we can join the fight. Here is a beautiful recap of the powerful conversation (shown in the 2nd image).
We know that after another night of rebellions across the country, and intense state repression in…
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Mobilization4Mumia 215-724-1618 / Mobilization4Mumia.com / email@example.com PRESS RELEASE April 16, 2020 Contact: Sophia Williams 917-806-0521, Pam Africa 267-760-7344 or Joe Piette 610-931-2615 Press Conference condemns PA DOC cruel hoax that claimed Mumia Abu-Jamal was ill with COVID19 When a PA Department of Corrections official falsely claimed Mumia Abu-Jamal was being hospitalized with COVID-19 at … Continue reading REBLOG || Press Conference condemns PA DOC cruel hoax that claimed Mumia Abu-Jamal was ill with COVID19 || Wisconsin Bail Out the People Movement
The COVID-19 pandemic has been causing panic throughout the country and we have seen the effects of it on a national, state and local level. Schools are being shut down and many companies have their employees working from home. Now, one the annual Carribean celebrations has been postponed. It's been revealed that Jamaica's Carnival, which … Continue reading ReBlog |🇯🇲 Jamaica Has Postponed Carvinal Due To The Corona Virus Pandemic | MadameNoire
ETHOS Video| Message from Co-Founder: https://youtu.be/NLk8HgFOZlw At BLK + GRN, our all Black artisans are carefully chosen by Black health experts who know what an all-natural product truly looks like. We've seen firsthand the damaging effects harmful ingredients and practices have had on our community. Our marketplace connects Black people with natural lifestyles to … Continue reading Cultivate CommUNITY| FedEx Small Business Grant Contest | Vote 4 Blk+Grn 📥 | 🖤✊🏾💚 ||
CALL FOR PAPERS: Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa Guest Editors: Msia Kibona Clark and Jennifer “FetJen” Erie South Africa was one of the first countries in Africa to embrace hip hop culture. Since the 1980s, hip hop culture has grown and spread throughout South Africa, … Continue reading ReBlog |🎧🌍🌎🌏📝| CALL FOR PAPERS: Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, Special Issue on South Africa — The Hip Hop African