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MOVE’s Delbert Africa transitions

The grassroots community was deeply saddened upon learning that the minister of defense for the Philadelphia-based, back to nature MOVE Organization, Delbert Africa, 73, joined the ancestors this past Monday night, July 6.

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Honoring the valiant legacy of Patrice Lumumba

In commemoration of African nationalist Patrice Émery Lumumba’s 95th bornday, July 2, and the 70th anniversary of the Congo’s emancipation from European colonization, June 30, we reflect on their legacies.

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Ramsey Orta, who recorded Eric Garner’s police murder, released from prison

After serving a majority of his four-year sentence, Ramsey Orta was released early from prison on May 28th, amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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UM-Allah & Queen Omala Earth return to the essence

The recent passing of two first generation Five Percenters caused many people to reflect on their legacies

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Activists push for Jalil Muntaquim’s release amid COVID-19 contraction

Supporters of political prisoner-of-war Jalil Muntaqim (s/n Anthony Bottom), are urging New York officials to grant his release from prison, citing age, health and time served.

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Malcolm X into the 21st century

Despite the current COVID-19 crisis and its social distancing protocol, the annual pilgrimage to Malcolm X’s and his wife Dr. Betty Shabazz’s resting place at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, N.Y. was conducted on the morning of May 19th, albeit modified.

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African countries file $200B COVID-19 lawsuit against China

A team of international attorneys have championed a $200 billion class-action lawsuit against the Chinese government pertaining to the deadly coronavirus outbreak which has ravaged the globe.

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Why are African Americans disproportionately affected by COVID-19?

The global coronavirus pandemic has been affecting African Americans and Hispanics in an overwhelming fashion compared to their Caucasian counterparts, and not just locally either.

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Malcolm X: The price of freedom is death

Friday, Feb. 21, 1965 marks the day a hit squad of cold-blooded assassins aired out the Audubon Ballroom stage, expiring the physical life of Black Nationalist advocate El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, in full view of his pregnant wife, Betty, and four young daughters along with approximately 400 unsuspecting Organization of Afro-American Unity supporters.

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Prosecutors contemplating reopening Malcolm X assassination case

Last Thursday, Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office revealed they’re conducting an initial inquiry to adjudicate whether the Feb. 21, 1965 assassination of human rights activist Malcolm X in Washington Heights should be reinvestigated.

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