The Media Misrepresent the Revolution

Brian Griffith Archive

Photo by Steve Rhodes via Flickr “We want Freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black community”; this is the first point of the Black Panthers’ 10 point program. The 10 points were centered around bettering the Black community and dissociating from the broader white community.   The leaders of the Party were able to see the …

Black Entertainers and their Use of Celebrity for Social Change

Domonique Hamilton Archive

Photo via Flickr Saturday morning, one day before her amazing Black Panther inspired Super Bowl performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars, Mrs. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter dropped a new video for her new single, “Formation,” in which she unapologetically boasts about her African American roots.  The video features a great deal of pro black imagery. In one such image, Black graffiti on a white …