Another Side of Dr. King

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a front line freedom fighter in the fight to uplift the Black community, is often quoted, referenced and honored, but was he ever understood? Many people will remember Dr. King for his position on non-violence and his “I Have a Dream” speech. However, contradictions in White America’s treatment of Blacks, which were exposed by the Black Power Movement, fashioned another side of King, a side that accelerated Dr. Kings’ assassination. In Dr. Kings’ book, “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community,” he wrote: “Black Power, in its broad and positive meaning, is a call to Black people to amass the political and economic strength to achieve their legitimate

NBUF Solidarity Statement in Support of the #Telema Youth Activists in the Congo

The National Black United Front supports the young people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and our allies at, Friends of the Congo, in their efforts to ensure a fair and democratic election in the DRC. On December 19, 2016, Congolese youth strengthened their efforts for a peaceful and just democracy, by using non-violent, civil disobedient, direct actions to urge President Joseph Kabila to step down after his term. However, the young protestors were met with fire from armed security forces, resulting in an estimated 26 deaths. We offer our condolences to the protesters and their families. Per the term limits in the country’s constitution, December 19 was Presidents Kabila’s fin

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