Posts Tagged ‘african americans’

July 26th, 2018 - 9:19 am § in Misc.

July 26: Anniversary of death of last slave.

Daniel Devere FACEBOOK  Cudjo Lewis is considered the last survivor of the last slave ship to enter the United States. Born around 1841 to a Yoruba family in the Banté region of Dahomey (today Benin), he was given the name Oluale Kossola (Kazoola). At age 14, Kossola began his training as a soldi[...]

January 11th, 2016 - 12:44 pm § in Misc.

Amiri Baraka Dies

Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79 Mr. Baraka’s work was widely anthologized, and he was also long famous as a political firebrand, with critical opinion divided in every arena.[...]

July 16th, 2015 - 1:25 am § in Jews, Misc.

Michelle’s cousin, Capers Funnye to represent African Jews in Israel

Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’ Relative of first lady to  serve as ‘titular head of a worldwide community of Black Jews’ Rabbi Funnye leads a congregation of African Americans who have converted to Judaism and is working in Nigeria to encourage Igbo people to beco[...]

February 15th, 2015 - 10:59 am § in Misc.


 ‘We’re in Disarray’: An Interview With Spike Lee By Sam Fragoso The newly minted Professor discusses  his new movie, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.[...]

September 29th, 2014 - 5:19 pm § in Jews

You, you … caveman!

Fifth of Neanderthals’ genetic code lives on in modern humans outside of Africa Benjamin Vernot and Joshua Akey at the University of Washington reported in Science that they sequenced the genomes of more than 600 people from Europe and eastern Asia. They found a lasting legacy of sexual encou[...]

July 14th, 2013 - 8:46 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Commentary by Anthony: The Term “Student-Athlete” Is A Joke.

  As a former “Student-Athlete” at the University of Washington I always thought this term was a joke.  Coming into the University of Washington from Garfield High School, my GPA was unacceptable by Udubs academic standards. I had a 2.3 and my SAT score was an 890.   Frankly, this was wa[...]