Items filtered by date: November 2011
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 14:42

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2011

Day of Black Male Solidarity 2011
A yearly meeting and activities among Black men, both youth and adult.

THE GOAL

The Black Male Solidarity Day is an over arching concept designed to develop collective efforts to improve the quality of life within our communities. We expect to produce a new harvest of leadership of men to become mentors to pickup the mantle to lead our youth.

THE CHALLENGE

For Black men to individually and collectively become change agents within their communities. To provide hope for the...
Published in Old Events
Monday, 14 November 2011 21:11

Kwanzaa Celebration 2011

Kwanzaa Celebration 2011
The name Kwanzaa derives from the Swahili phrase "matunda ya kwanzaa" meaning first fruits of the harvest. The choice of Swahili, an East African language, reflects its status as a symbol of Pan-Africanism, especially in the 1960s. Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba; the seven principles of blackness), which Karenga said "is a communitarian African philosophy," consisting of what Karenga called "the best of African...
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International Council for Peace, Justice   Empowerment - Call To Action: Wage Peace in Memory of Derrion Elbert
Get the Flyer Now When I say I am depressed because I am oppressed by my surroundings. I don't want to be a product of my evnironment cuz I'll be dead. Will u listen? The cries of the youth have been drowned out by the talks of the olympics and $$$ but as of now we can't even live long enough to graduate. That's the Roseland mindstate. You may burn his memorial but you can't extinguish our love for Derrion. Our memories tear it down and we come back harder. -Written by Derrion Elbert’s...
Published in International Affairs