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13th (Documentary)

13th is a 2016 American documentary film by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the "intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States;" it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1865, which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction of a crime.

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The Black Church (PBS) Full Episodes

Discover how the Black church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black church’s role in the present.

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Witnessed: The Assassination of Malcolm X

Witnessed: The Assassination of Malcolm X is a CNN Special Report that features interviews with people who were there and who knew Malcolm along with rarely seen video and photos.

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We Are Looking for Black/ African Writers (Earn $15 – $30 per Article)

The Afrii-Diaspora Dialogue is looking for Black and African writers to write (or submit) original articles, essays, and research papers. We're looking for 800 - 1500 word articles or essays. WE WILL PAY $15 per page with a max of two pages (or three pages if the content is engaging enough).

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‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’: Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’ Speech

The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" which asks all of us to consider America's long history of denying equal rights to Black Americans.

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Ex-spy boss Arthur Fraser opposes Zondo’s bid for Chief Justice

Former spy boss Arthur Fraser has formally objected to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s nomination to the post of Chief Justice, arguinhg he lacks integrity and objectivity. In a letter sent to the short-listing panel on Friday, Fraser slams Zondo’s character – all based on how he claims he was treated as a witness atContinue reading

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13 Types Of Online Daters Who Have Emerged During The Pandemic

Thanks to COVID-19, it’s like a jungle out there on the dating apps.

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Ace Magashule: ‘I’ve never been involved in corruption’

Embattled African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule has once again denied being involved in any dubious activity, including in the multimillion rand asbestos tender which was awarded when he was Free State Premier. Magashule spoke to the media outside the High Court in Bloemfontein on Tuesday, 19 October 2021, where his fraud and corruptionContinue reading

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Rahm Emanuel’s Confirmation Hearing Falls On Laquan McDonald’s Death Anniversary

Progressive activists and lawmakers are calling for the Senate to reject the disgraced former Chicago mayor’s nomination as envoy to Japan.

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Guatemalan Riot Police Retake Control of Congress

Authorities are present at the Congress headquarters during a protest by retired military personnel in Guatemala City.

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About HIV/ AIDS

The Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) are two species of Lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that infect humans. Over time, they cause Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a condition in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive. Without treatment, average survival time after infection with HIV is estimated to be 9 to 11 years, depending on the HIV subtype.

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West Indies HIV Summary 2017

An estimated 2.1 million people were living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017 (1.8 million in Latin America and 310,000 in the Caribbean). This equates to an HIV prevalence of 0.5% in Latin America and 1.2% in the Caribbean. In the same year, there were 100,000 new infections in Latin America and 15,000 in the Caribbean, and 47,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses (37,000 in Latin America and 10,000 in the Caribbean). - Avert.org

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The Americas HIV Summary 2017

An estimated 2.1 million people were living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017 (1.8 million in Latin America and 310,000 in the Caribbean). This equates to an HIV prevalence of 0.5% in Latin America and 1.2% in the Caribbean. In the same year, there were 100,000 new infections in Latin America and 15,000 in the Caribbean, and 47,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses (37,000 in Latin America and 10,000 in the Caribbean). - Avert.org

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West & Central Afrika HIV Summary 2017

West and Central Africa is home to 5 million people living with HIV, of whom 450,000 are children. HIV prevalence among adults is 1.5%, which is relatively low when compared to East and Southern Africa. There is wide variation between countries, ranging from 0.2% in Mauritania to 7.1% in Equatorial Guinea. - Avert.org

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East & Southern Afrika HIV Summary 2017

East and Southern Africa is the region hardest hit by HIV. It is home to around 6.2% of the world’s population but over half (54%) of the total number of people living with HIV in the world (20.6 million people). In 2018, there were 800,000 new HIV infections, just under half of the global total. - Avert.org

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Kwanzaa: Origins & Meanings of Nguzo Saba symbols

Learn about the origins and meanings of the symbols of Kwanzaa's Nguzo Saba (Seven Principles).

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Largest African Ethnic Groups – 2019

Largest African Ethnic Groups – Overall 1. Egyptians are an African ethnic group that consists of over one-hundred million people but are not ranked above. Ethnic group/ People/ Tribe Population (#) Language Family Countries Region Ethnic group/ People/ Tribe Population (#) Language Family Countries Region Berber Arab-Berber Afro-Asiatic, Semitic Maghreb (Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara), Algeria,Continue reading

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African Diaspora – Largest Populations 2018

The largest and most densely populated countries of the African Diaspora in the Americas, Europe,& Asia as of 2018

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Afrikan Folktales

Afrikan folklore & folktales of the many of Afrikan ethnic groups, ranging from West Afrika to East and Southern Afrika.

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Caribbean Folktales

Afro-Caribbean folklore and folktales from countries of the Caribbean that are predominately of Afrikan ancestry. This include the many and famous Jamaican Folktales, Haitian folktales, and more...

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“The Other America” by Martin Luther King Jr.

On April 14, 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “The Other America” speech at Stanford University.

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The Berlin Conference of 1884

“The Berlin Conference was Africa’s undoing in more ways than one. The colonial powers superimposed their domains on the African continent. By the time independence returned to Africa in 1950, the realm had acquired a legacy of political fragmentation that could neither be eliminated nor made to operate satisfactorily.” Harm J. de Bli in “Geography:Continue reading

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“The Police and the Press”, “Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?”, and “The Most Disrespected Person in America”: Excepts from May 5, 1962 Speech by Malcolm X

Excerpts from a speech that Malcolm X gave on May 5, 1962 at the funeral service of Ronald Stokes in Los Angeles, who was killed by the LAPD. The incident occurred on April 27th at a mosque that previously been monitored by the police department. Then one night there was a disputed altercation between the police and the members of the mosque that resulted in an overwhelming police force killing of seven members of the Nation of Islam that night, including Stokes.

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May 5/ 22, 1962 Speech in Los Angeles by Malcolm X (Full Speech)

On April 27th 1962, two LAPD police officers instructed to closely monitor a mosque’s activities (Muslim Temple 27 in Los Angeles) saw Black men taking clothes out of the back of a car outside the mosque. They approached aggressively and soon got violent. The situation ended with seven unarmed Black Muslims shot outside the mosque.

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The Atlanta Compromise by Booker T. Washington

The Atlanta compromise was an agreement proposed in 1895 by Booker T. Washington, president of the Tuskegee Institute, between African-American leaders and Southern white leaders. It was first supported and later opposed by W. E. B. Du Bois and other African-American leaders. The agreement was that Southern blacks would work and submit to white political rule, while Southern whites guaranteed that blacks would receive basic education and due process in law. Blacks would not focus their demands on equality, integration, or justice, and Northern whites would fund black educational charities.

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