Hushidar Mortezaie artwork
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History Of Black Panther!

This video gives a historical background on the comic Black Panther. 

Herb Boyd, “Black Detroit”

Author and activist Herb Boyd provides a history of African-Americans in Detroit; from the Great Migration to today. He’s joined in conversation by Rita Kiki Edozie, professor of international relations and African affairs at Michigan State University

I Am A Man: Dr. King and the Memphis Sanitation Strike

In 1968, 1,300 sanitation workers persuaded the union that the time was right to wage a battle with the city of Memphis, Memphis Police Department (Frank Holloman), and Mayor Henry Loeb

Keorapetse Kgositsile at Poetry Festival Berlin 2009

  Keorapetse Kgositsile (born 1938 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is not only a poet and political activist, but was also one of the first members of the African National Congress (ANC) in the 1960s and 70s.

Art is a Weapon for Social Change

Dr. Tammy L. Brown, a writer, artist and professor at Miami University of Ohio, explores the notion that art and creativity can be used as a weapon to combat past and ongoing social injustice.

A Highly Scientific Taxonomy of Haters

TED Fellow Negin Farsad weaves comedy and social commentary to cleverly undercut stereotypes of her culture. In this uproarious talk/stand-up hybrid, Farsad speaks on her documentary, The Muslims Are Coming!, narrates her fight with the MTA in New York and … Continue reading

Black Mama’s Bail Out Day

Mary Hooks is the co-director of Southerners On New Ground, or SONG, an Atlanta-based regional LGBTQ nonprofit and one of the organizers of Black Mama’s Bail Out Day. Organizers for Black Mama’s Bail Out Day are calling for an end … Continue reading

From AIDS to Global Health

Stefano Vella is a clinician and a researcher. He is based in Rome, at the Italian National Institute of Health. His research focus has been mainly based on his infectious diseases and internal medicine backgrounds, addressing HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, viral hepatitis, … Continue reading

Inspiring the next Generation of Female Engineers

Close your eyes and picture and engineer. You probably weren’t envisioning Debbie Sterling. Debbie Sterling is an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers. She has made it her mission … Continue reading

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