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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Universal Struggle for African Freedom: 50 Years Later- A Pan African Perspective

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By Ed Brown
August 28, 2013, marked the 50th Anniversary of the historic March on Washington. On this day in 1963 more than two-hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) people came to Washington, from all corners of America, to march for freedom, jobs and the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill.

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Institute of the Black World 21st Century

IBW Town Hall Meeting to Address State of Emergency in Black Philadelphia

By Editors' Choice, Press Releases / Statements

Eager to play a more active role in combating the multiple crises plaguing many inner-city neighborhoods, a committee comprised of representatives of African-centered Black professional organizations is convening a Town Hall Meeting, Friday, November 22, 7:00 – 9:30 P.M. at Resurrection Community Methodist Church, 6200 Dicks Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Pot Reform’s Race Problem

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By Carl L. Hart Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton all acknowledge illicit marijuana use in their younger years. Of the three, who do you suppose was most at risk for arrest and all of the associated negative consequences, including truncating his political aspirations? To most Americans, the answer is clear: the black guy, of course. For those for whom the answer is less obvious, consider a recent…

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