13th is a 2016 American documentary film by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the "intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States;" it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1865, which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction of a crime.
On April 14, 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “The Other America” speech at Stanford University.
“The Berlin Conference was Africa’s undoing in more ways than one. The colonial powers superimposed their domains on the African continent. By the time independence returned to Africa in 1950, the realm had acquired a legacy of political fragmentation that could neither be eliminated nor made to operate satisfactorily.” Harm J. de Bli in “Geography:Continue reading
Discover how the Black church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black church’s role in the present.
Witnessed: The Assassination of Malcolm X is a CNN Special Report that features interviews with people who were there and who knew Malcolm along with rarely seen video and photos.
In 2021, Australian comic book writer Tom Taylor made the decision to make Superman bisexual in the fifth issue of the comic series, Superman: Son of Kal-El. Unfortunately for Taylor, he has received several homophobic comments and death threats from Superman fans who are unhappy at the decision. The talented writer has turned the harmfulContinue reading
Soweto’s hot “millionaire’s playground” Konka has hosted several of Mzansi’s top artists. The likes of DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small, Cassper Nyovest and AKA have all taken to the Konka stage to wow the crowds. Fans were stunned to hear that the popular nightclub would be bringing Grammy award-winning rapper Drake all the way toContinue reading
The George Municipality announced on Tuesday afternoon that water restrictions had been implemented with immediate effect. THE MUNICIPALITY WARNED THAT RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE IT SERIOUS And it warned that any person who contravenes these restrictions is guilty of an offence and is, upon conviction, liable to a fine as published in the annual tariffs listContinue reading
This comes as ANC MP, Mervyn Dirks had petitioned the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) to summon President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty New York City has seen a rise in violent crime over the last year, and when crime rises in big cities like NYC and the mayors of said cities are tasked with doing something about it, the “answer” tends to involve putting more cops on the street and giving themContinue reading