This photo was taken over 20 years ago by Todd Robertson during a KKK rally in northeast Georgia. One of the boys approached a black state trooper, who was holding his riot shield on the ground. Seeing his reflection, the boy reached for the shield, and Robertson snapped the photo.
I think the officer’s expression says it all. This child standing before him is being taught how to hate even though he doesn’t understand it. He probably doesn’t understand the difference between this and Halloween.
Saluting unsung heroes—A famous civil rights era photo showing a young man being attacked on May 3, 1963 by a German shepherd in Birmingham is finally being credited as Walter Lee Fowlkes. He was a student at Miles College when the photo was taken. Mr. Fowkles never made a huge fuss about the photo in public interviews. He passed away weeks ago. “He just went on with his life and wasn’t really looking for notoriety. At the time, he was motivated, committed, doing what he had to do
Tupac Shakur’s mother, Afeni Shakur, protesting against oppression at a Black Panther rally. #Tupac #Shakur #BlackPanthers #BlackWomen
Richard Aoki was an American educator and college counselor, best known as a civil rights activist and early member of the Black Panther Party. He joined the early Black Panther Party and was eventually promoted to the position of Field Marshal. Although there were several Asian Americans in the Black Panther Party, Aoki was the only one to have a formal leadership position.FBI documents released in 2012 assert that Aoki was an FBI informant from 1961 to 1977, which is denied by his supporters.
On August 20, 2012, a report by Center for Investigative Reporting journalist Seth Rosenfeld alleged Aoki was an FBI informant who had infiltrated chapters of the Communist Party, the Socialist Workers’ Party and, nearly from its inception, the Black Panther Party.
On September 7, 2012, the Center for Investigative Reporting published a second story about Aoki with new documents detailing his 221-page informant file. The file was released under court order after a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The second story notes Aoki was designated the code name “Richard Ford.” The file details 16 years of cooperation between Aoki and the FBI’s San Francisco office. According to the story, the records show “that at various points, he provided information that was ‘unique’ and of ‘extreme value.’ ” Fred Ho, in a review of the new documents, questioned whether Aoki supplied the FBI with information of any value. “Richard Aoki has been used as a sensationalized hook to sell Rosenfeld’s book. The recently released FBI documents still don’t pass the burden of proof and only fuel more speculation as to Rosenfeld’s motives.”
#BlackPanthers #RichardAiko #BPP #Informant #Conspiracy #FBI #Revolutionary
Yellow Peril (sometimes Yellow Terror) was a color metaphor for race that originated in the late nineteenth century with Chinese immigrants as coolie slaves or laborers to various Western countries, notably the United States.
The term refers to perceptions regarding the skin color of East Asians, the fear that the mass immigration of Asians threatened white wages and standards of living, and the fear that they would eventually take over and destroy western civilization, replacing it with their ways of life and values.
Asians were strong supporters of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense and their similar struggle for equality. So much so that they began chapters of the BPP in many Asian countries.
#Asian #Afrikan #BPP #YellowPeril #BlackPanthers #Freedom #Justice #Equality #AllPower2DaPeople
Bobby Seale was one of the original “Chicago Eight” defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot, in the wake of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, in Chicago. The evidence against Seale was slim as Seale was a last-minute replacement for Eldridge Cleaver and had been in Chicago for only two days of the convention. Judge Julius Hoffman sentenced him to four years of imprisonment for contempt because of his outbursts, and eventually ordered Seale severed from the case, hence the “Chicago Seven”. During the trial, one of Seale’s many outbursts led the judge to have him bound and gagged, as commemorated in the song “Chicago” written by Graham Nash and mentioned in the poem and song “H2Ogate Blues” by Gil Scott-Heron.
#BlackPanthers #BlackPower #Conspiracy #BlackLeaders #Revolutionary #AllPower2DaPeople
"It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations."
EXTREMELY SHOCKING PICS! Muslims being butchered with knives & machetes by Christian Anti-Balaka terrorists in CAR ( The Christian and Muslim Reactionaries militias are fighting each other in whole over Africa and peaceful citizen Who Are paying the price by them bloods ) This has to stop, Central Afrikan Republic massacring their kin who are Muslim. Wars that occur in parts of Afrika are never truly over Religion, or Nepatism..they are often about power and divisive tools (Divide & Conquer) such as religion, tribe are used to depopulate a region, to take control of land, or resources, and of a people. When must reeducate our people, redistribute wealth to our people, because poverty and illiteracy breed destruction in our people
"Children have a lesson adults should learn, to not be ashamed of failing, but to get up and try again. Most of us adults are so afraid, so cautious, so ‘safe,’ and therefore so shrinking and rigid and afraid that it is why so many humans fail. Most middle-aged adults have resigned themselves to failure." ~ Malcolm X
#Afrikan #FreedomFighter #MalcolmX #Children #BlackHistory
"They know that as long as they keep us undereducated, or with an inferior education, it’s impossible for us to compete with them for job openings. And as long as we can’t compete with them and get a decent job, we’re trapped. We are low-wage earners. We have to live in a run-down neighborhood, which means our children go to inferior schools. They get inferior education. And when they grow up, they fall right into the same cycle again. This is the American way." ~ Malcolm X
#BlackLeaders #Miseducation #MalcolmX #Poverty #Segregation #WageSlave #Ghettos #BlackNeighborhood #AmericanHistory
Meanwhile back in white America… #Racism #Confederate #Hate #Segregation #AmericanHistory
“The Breakfast for Children Program (BCP) has been instituted by the BPP in several cities to provide a stable breakfast for ghetto children… . The program has met with some success and has resulted in considerable favorable publicity for the BPP… . The resulting publicity tends to portray the BPP in a favorable light and clouds the violent nature of the group and its ultimate aim of insurrection. The BCP promotes at least tacit support for the BPP among naive individuals .. . and, what is more distressing, provides the BPP with a ready audience composed of highly impressionable youths.… Consequently, the BCP represents the best and most influential activity going for the BPP and, as such, is potentially the greatest threat to efforts by authorities … to neutralize the BPP and destroy what it stands for. ” ~FBI Director, J Edgar Hoover
(FBI airtel from director to SACs in twenty-seven field offices. May 15, 1969.)
The treat to America wasn’t Afrikans with guns. It was Afrikans feeding themselves…#WakeUp
Too many times we are taught by white America that the Black Panther Party for self defense was a radical or terrorist group of so called black people when their real mission was simply the uplifting and protection of the Afrikan community from the domestic military of white supremacy. All the violence on their part that occurred was merely our peoples reaction to the attacks by those who wish to keep us weak and out of the consciousness of the absolute necessity of self preservation.
#BPP #BlackPanthers #BlackPower #Afrikan #BlackHistory