Tag: Brooklyn

Negro History Month: Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL). He also founded the Black Star Line, […]

10 Things To Know: January 29th, 2017

From The Week.com: 10 things you need to know today 1. Judge limits enforcement of Trump immigration order A federal judge on Saturday evening issued an emergency stay temporarily and partially preventing the enforcement of President Trump’s executive order banning visitors from seven Mideast nations. The ruling specifically […]

#TheEmptyChair

The Empty Chair symbolizes the millions of women raped yearly who do not come forward. You ask why? Ask them yourself. Because YOU know one.  #TheEmptyChair Need resources for Sex Assault & Rape Survivors?http://t.co/93qNrdFEZu They also have 24hr hotline#NeverTooLateToHeal — M (@HopeLoveJustice) July 27, 2015 And y'all rape […]

The Black History Month Series 2015: David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989) “Little Jazz.”

David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), “Little Jazz” David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic […]