In ‘Overground Railroad’ retraces the vital history of the ‘Green Book.’

This is vastly different than that Hollyweird fantasy of the ‘Green Book’ .

Many African American families possess a cache of generational travelogues, packed tight and out of sight. These reminiscences, shared sparingly, if at all, do not for a moment romanticize the adventures of the open road. Continue reading

8 Successful and Aspiring Black Communities Destroyed by White Neighbors

After all the hubbub about the Watchmen series premiere and it’s depiction of the Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre, I figured folks needed to know it and Rosewood were not isolated events….

Atlanta Race Riot (1906)

When the Civil War ended, African-Americans in Atlanta began entering the realm of politics, establishing businesses and gaining notoriety as a social class. Increasing tensions between Black wage-workers and the white elite began to grow and ill-feelings were further exacerbated when Blacks gained more civil rights, including the right to vote. Continue reading

Research Reveals That Black Children Were Fed to Hogs and Used as Alligator Bait in the Early 1900s

YT is the real savages…

A man named Johnny Lee Gaddy recently shared with peonage researcher, Dr. Antoinette Harrell, that in 1957 he witnessed African American children being literally fed to the hogs that were on the campus of the infamous Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in the Florida Panhandle.

In addition, a 1923 article in Times Magazine reported from Chipley, Florida that Black babies were being used as alligator bait. Pictures, postcards, and other trinkets were sold to commemorate this evil, dark practice. Continue reading

Police officer admits he falsified Eric Garner’s charges after fatal chokehold during trial

Law enforcement lying… wow, that’s new… smmfh

After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man’s suspected crime.

Officer Justin D’Amico testified Tuesday during the disciplinary trial of officer Daniel Pantaleo. Pantaleo is accused of placing Garner in a banned chokehold during the arrest. Continue reading

5 Things History Books Won’t Tell You About the Young Lords’ Activism


Another example of a street organization from Chicago expanding into other things… coincidence? I think not….

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords was a Chicago street gang-turned-national political and social action organization fighting for the liberation, self-determination and justice of Puerto Ricans, Latinxs and Third World people in the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. The members were largely the children of Puerto Rican migrants, a growing population in barrios across the Northeast who journeyed to the United States mainland in search of economic and housing opportunities. Instead of possibility, they saw poverty, discrimination, and exploitation. Continue reading

White Supremacist Who Killed 66-Year Old Black Man With a Sword Apologizes, Gets Life Sentence

This fool had the audacity to say he was sorry… sorry he got caught…. fucking chump….

James Jackson, a 30-year old white supremacist who stabbed and killed 66-year old Timothy Caughman because of his race, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He tried to apologize in court, but Caughman’s loved ones were only insulted. Continue reading

White teacher sues after being fired for making black students play slaves | Daily Mail Online

Wouldn’t be surprised if this CAC was fucking a black guy and still racist smh

A white middle school teacher is suing New York City after she was fired for forcing her black students to pretend to be slaves during a history class, claiming she is the victim of  ‘reverse racism’.

Patricia Cummings allegedly told three students at a predominantly black and Hispanic school in The Bronx to lie down to illustrate conditions on a slave ship, after which she stepped on their backs to show ‘what it’s like to be a slave’. Continue reading

Man Walks Around NYC With ‘Caucasians’ Shirt To Parody Redskins Logo

White tears…. and white insecurity are hilarious…

This guy walked around NYC wearing a shirt that says ‘Caucasians,’ as a parody of the offensive Redskins logo — here’s how people reacted

via Man Walks Around NYC With ‘Caucasians’ Shirt To Parody Redskins Logo

Philly’s Finest: RJ Payne + Mad Squablz spit FREESTYLE FLAMES

Yanadameen Godcast episode #026

In an era when it seems that so-called “mumble” rap is thriving and lyricism is on the critically endangered list, Lord Jamar and Rah Digga welcome to the Yanadameen Godcast two of Philly’s finest spitters in RJ Payne and Mad Squablz.
Find out how both artists got into hiphop and honed their skills, then turn the volume all the way up as they drop absolute fire on solo freestyles before closing out with an unrehearsed back-to-back which will have you reaching for the fire extinguisher! Continue reading

Impact & Legacy: Salute to best FEMALE MCs and GROUPS ¦ The BEST of this era [Full Show] – YouTube

Yanadameen Godcast episode #024

Lord Jamar and Rah Digga continue the “Hiphop Conversations” series with another spirited debate on the legacy Lil’ Kim left in the game (0:42) before Lord Jamar names his top female MCs (8:57). Acknowledgement is given to the groups that shaped hiphop (26:54), the most impactful men of hiphop (50:31), as well as showing some love to acts from other regions besides New York (53:48). Continue reading