Amadi Ajamu



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Black solidarity sets the agenda

The Black Solidarity Day Coalition 2018 recaptured the essence of Dr. Carlos Russell’s initial vision of collective political and economic action in the Black community.

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Black Solidarity Day 2018

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, marks the 49th anniversary of Black Solidarity Day. In 1969, Dr. Carlos Russell was inspired by a play written and produced by Douglas Turner Ward entitled “A Day of Absence,” which depicted a small southern town experiencing the ramifications of the unexpected absence of all the Black people.

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Black Solidarity Day 2018—A day of absence

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, the Black Solidarity Day Coalition will take to the streets in commemoration of the work of the founder Dr. Carlos Russell.

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Brooklyn Horror Film Fest returns Oct. 11-18

New York City, one of the most exciting cities in the world, can “scare” with the best of them, and the borough of Brooklyn is serving up creepy—again—with the annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.

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NYC welcome rally for Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa to UN General Assembly

The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front and the people of Zimbabwe set the example of self-determination and leadership for African people worldwide.”

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Welcome Zimbabwe President Emmerson D. Mnangagwa to United Nations General Assembly

The march and rally will assemble on the corner of 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. in Harlem at noon

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Trump stiffens sanctions on Zimbabwe

Although President Trump decries Africa as “shithole” nations and their people unworthy of immigration to the United States, critics say he has no problem sticking his nose in the internal affairs of the sovereign nation of Zimbabwe.

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A freedom fighter has passed: Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab of Namibia

Dr. Theo Ben Gurirab, Namibia’s first foreign minister and second prime minister who was, according to Namibia’s President Hage Geingob, “a comrade and giant of the Namibian struggle for liberation,” died Saturday, July 14, 2018, after a long illness at the age of 80, at a Windhoek hospital in Namibia.

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Students love MUSA Swim in Brooklyn

Poolside at Thomas Jefferson High School was the place to be. Students in the MUSA Swim program were showing off their skills and having a great time.

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From South Africa to Bed-Stuy, activists commemorate Soweto Day

The “We Ain’t Going Nowhere!” stop ethnic cleansing of the Black community campaign led by the December 12th Movement took to the streets of Brooklyn Saturday, June 16, in solidarity with the International Day Commemorating the Soweto Uprising.

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