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Black Abolitionists, Book by Benjamin Quarles Chapter 9 Vigilance Committe
Noted historian, scholar, and educator Benjamin Author Quarles was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 23, 1904.
A prolific writer, Quarles published ten books, twenty-three major articles, and hundreds of shorter pieces of various sorts. At least four of his books attained national significance: Frederick Douglass (1948), which grew out of his doctoral research and remains the authoritative source for most of what is known about Douglass; The Negro in the American Revolution (1961), one of the first books to demonstrate the importance of including African Americans in the mainstream narratives of U.S. history; The Negro in the Making of America (1964), a text used in courses throughout the country; and Black Abolitionists (1969), a book that helped propel a major reassessment of the anti-slavery movement.
David Ruggles advocated for self-defense and the need for African Americans to organize and establish their own "remedy" for justice. In 1835, Ruggles and other black abolitionists formed the Committee of Vigilance (A hybrid of The Black Panthers and The NAACP) to protect free blacks and recently escaped slaves and to fight slave catchers and kidnappers.
As David Ruggles, a leading black abolitionist, made clear in this 1836 account of a kidnapping, African Americans could not count on the police, the courts, or anti-slavery organizations.
Richard Riker (Rikers Island named after him) [1773-1842]
A lawyer and eventual judge who saw us on the lowest social level possible. Adipta writes, "When seven-year-old schoolboy Henry Scott was seized as a fugitive slave from his classroom, the kidnappers forcibly brought the terrified child before Richard Riker, the magistrate of New York City. They claimed that the boy was property belonging to white slaver.
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Brooklyn, New York - Makeup artist Marsha Page, CEO of Marsha’s Makeovers, (http://www.marshasmakeovers.com)) is paying it forward for Women’s History Month with a free night of empowerment. Scheduled for March 31, 6-8pm, Ballroom of Bric Arts Media House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn) will transform and celebrate Brooklyn history makers with an All-Star panel, uplifting stories and a live performance from the Grammy®-nominated 'Afropean' hip hop/rhythm and blues duo, Les Nubians. The event is titled: A Celebration of Phenomenal Women, Paving the Way for Our Girls. Marsha’s Makeovers is the presenting sponsor and popular hair and beauty company, Shea Moisture (www.sheamoisture.com (http://www.sheamoisture.com)) will provide complimentary gift bags for all in attendance.
Marsha Page is a celebrity makeup artist, offering over a decade of experience. Her work has been seen at the Tribeca Film Festival, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Bridal Fashion Week and Parents Magazine. She is currently the Key Makeup artist for BK Live!
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Michael Bader is a professional advisor at BarthCalderon LLP. As a Certified Public Accountant, Michael has dedicated many years of service to families as a trusted partner in finding customized solutions to life's challenges. He provides a multi-disciplinary approach to estate & trust settlements, asset protection, business formations, successions and dissolutions, estate planning and tax strategies.
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Every morning when getting ready for work most people do not imagine getting into a life changing car accident. It happens. Most people take notice when it happens to them or someone they love. No worries you've been paying insurance benefits through Self-Insured Employer Benefits Program. You are protected, right? Maybe not. Join me, ESTRA in talking about the chances you take when depending on insurance companies to protect your interest.
Zach is the founder of the De Miche (Meech) group, a digital content marketing agency and the lead content developer for Fortune 50 companies , government entities and academic organizations like , Proctor & Gamble, Macy's, Rutgers University, and the Seventeen Magazine.
Current Principal at Advanced Digital Marketing, a consulting practice providing business development strategy through digital solutions.
He's is a an advocate for the arts and education, and was the former chair of "imagine Doing" , an organization that teaches critical thinking skills through the arts.
Zach Graduated Howard University's school of business Magna Cum Laude with a degree in finance and economics.
Zachary was raised in the theater through the mentorship of producer/director Ricardo Khan, Founder of the Tony Award Winning Crossroads Theatre Company.
This show is dedicated to the godfather of black stage actors: Ira Aldridge, the self-proclaimed “African Roscius” of the 19th century.
The African Grove Theater was A Shakespearean Playhouse Founded in 1816 by Activist William Brown. It was mysteriously burned to the ground.
In 1816 William Brown a retired African American ship steward bought a house in Manhattan on Thompson Street. He used his garden in his backyard to host social events. They were such a big hit that people traveled from all over NY to attend. An all-black theatre troupe and company grew out these tea garden performances.
Riding the success of the theater, Brown later built a fully-fledged performance space on the second floor of his home
– for an audience of more than 300 – at 165 Mercer St., just south of Houston St.
Listen to socio-political analyst Cleo Manago discuss, Two officers shot in Ferguson... Don't Shoot Them Down, Shut Them Down!
Two cops were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday. The shots were fired just as a small crowd of protesters began to break up after holding a demonstration in the wake of the resignation of the Ferguson police chief, who stepped down Wednesday.
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said one officer was shot in the face, just below his right eye, with the bullet lodging behind his ear. The other officer was hit in the shoulder, and the bullet came out his back.
------As the Department of Justice prepares to release its full report into the Ferguson Police Department and Municipal Court System, it is becoming increasingly clear that the entire Ferguson Police Department may be forced to shut down.
Local authorities consistently approached law enforcement not as a means for protecting public safety, but as a way of generating revenue,” Holder said, adding that “racial bias both implicit and explicit” results in the unconstitutional execution of the law.
The thing is, though, the last department that Darren Wilson worked for, before he was allowed to transfer to the Ferguson Police Department, was also disbanded over severe issues of racism and corruption.
Today on The Gist of Freedom at 2:30 please join guest host William Katz and author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz for a lively discussion about her latest book
"An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States"
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The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the US settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. Now, for the first time, acclaimed historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, for centuries, actively resisted expansion of the US empire.
And as Dunbar-Ortiz reveals, this policy was praised in popular culture, through writers like James Fenimore Cooper and Walt Whitman, and in the highest offices of government and the military. Shockingly, as the genocidal policy reached its zenith under President Andrew Jackson, its ruthlessness was best articulated by US Army general Thomas S. Jesup, who, in 1836, wrote of the Seminoles: “The country can be rid of them only by exterminating them.”
Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples’ history radically reframes US history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative.
Brain Awareness Day! SYNAPTIK FOUNDATION. Come out to The Learning Tree at 801 Bartholdi Street in the Bronx this Saturday from 1-5pm for Pi and Brain Awareness Day.
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SYNAPTIK FOUNDATION. Come out to The Learning Tree at 801 Bartholdi Street in the Bronx this Saturday from 1-5pm for Pi and Brain Awareness Day.
The most complex object in the known universe, the brain, only uses 20 watts of power.
It would require a nuclear power plant to energize a computer the size of a cit block to mimic
your brain. Brain Awareness Day! LavonneHunter@gmail.com
Lavonne Hunter earned a dual BA in Psychology and Special Honors Curriculum, and MS in Secondary Adolescent Education in Biological Sciences from Hunter College. Trained as a research scholar in neurobiology, Ms. Hunter served as the Science Learning Coordinator of the Minority Access to Career (MARC) program coaching MARC scholars, and taught the fundamentals of biomedical research to undergraduates for two years before teaching adolescents. Celebrating her 11th year in New York City classrooms, Ms. Hunter currently teaches 8th Grade Science in the Bronx
O Ms. Hunter actively shares her work presenting workshops on student-led and place-based learning for the World Maker Faire, Alternative Education Resource Organization, and Math for America. Ms. Hunter garners inspiration from two quotes:
1. “Start where you are, with what you have, make something of it, and never be satisfied” – George Washington Carver
2. “The problem with the US educational system is that it rewards students for answering questions they never asked”.
Divine Reversal and Release
Earlier this month while in prayer the Holy Spirit spoke to me about a divine reversal and release that is blowing in the earth. I saw a two fold whirlwind blowing throughout this nation and in the earth. A whirlwind that was causing both reversals and release. As the whirlwind brought forth reversal, it caused destruction upon the wicked, and set forth a righteous release for God's people. In this whirlwind I saw and heard about land, settlements , properties, liens and inheritances being released. I saw judgements being revoked as the prophetic wind of God blew. As God's people positioned themselves in His presence, long awaited prayers were answered suddenly. I saw supernatural provisions being made as old cycles, seasons, behaviors were severed. I saw the word "shemittah" blazing like fire and I heard again, " Divine Reversal and Release." This is a year of covenant connections and a completion of cycles, IF we will yield ourselves to the Lord. We are in a very strategic time where we shall witness judgement and justice at hand throughout the land. Many shall come from building Pharaoh's house and build the kingdom house of the Lord. Many souls are crying out for salvation and restoration,and God shall cause the spirit ears of those who are of a new breed to hear, go,and occupy. They shall be as a recovery agent in the earth, marked by the Holy Spirit and guided by holiness. God shall strategically send and set these vessels in uncommon places and release an anointing for true transformation to occur. As greater darkness increases in the earth, we must remain focused on the glory of God. We shall see some of the worst days throughout the earth, but the best times of God's glory being revealed. What God is releasing unto His people isn't for selfish gain but for the glorious kingdom mandate that shall usher in a greater expansion and takeover throughout the earth.
Take what's legally & rightly belongs to you and possession of owership...FOLLOWING THROUGH THE PLAN..WAIT YOUR TURN, YOUR BLESSING IS ON THE WAY...
Now since the Lord, the God of Israel, has driven the Amorites out before his people Israel, what right have you to take it over? Will you not take what your god Chemosh gives you? Likewise, whatever the Lord our God has given us, we will possess. Are you any better than Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he ever quarrel with Israel or fight with them? For three hundred years Israel occupied Heshbon, Aroer, the surrounding settlements and all the towns along the Arnon. Why didn’t you retake them during that time? I have not wronged you, but you are doing me wrong by waging war against me. Let the Lord, the Judge, decide the dispute this day between the Israelites and the Ammonites.” JUDGE 11: 23-
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