Primary Sources, Black History

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September 15th is the 50th Anniversary of the "Four Little Girls" Church Bombing- Join The Gist "Gist of Freedom" host Preston Washington and Historian Leslye Joy Allen as they have a disscussion about "The Four Little Girls". I urge... more

Russell Simmons' Apology and Redemption after uploading a "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape".. Produce a film on the life and times of Harriet Tubman with her Descendants? ?The last few days I have been speaking to some of the direct... more

The Christiana deadly Rescue...The Slaver demanded Parker to turn over his ?property? meaning the two African Men he was hunting. Parker, a successful escapee himself, told him he had no ?property? and commanded the slaver... more

Harriet Tubman Sex Tape - a discussion with Attorney & Hip Hop Historian Joseph Haynes Davis!

The Gist of Music-The Sampled Oldies

Abolitionist David Walker's Appeal " I will Stand My Ground" "I will stand my ground" "I will stand my ground. Somebody must die in this cause. I may be doomed to the stake and the fire, or to the scaffold tree, but it is not in me to... more

First Black Church, Mother Bethel 1700's Won Reverse Affirmative Action Supreme Court Decision, In 1816, after a 20 year legal battle, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that, the defendant, Mother Bethel and The Free African... more

Jeremy Williams is the author of recent book Detroit: The Black Bottom Community. In his spare time he writes (often under the pen name Push Nevahda) for his blog @ He has written for several... more

Closing Arguments: On Zimmerman & Cochran v. Fuhrman

Zimmerman's Murder Trial, Trayon B. Martin