In 1985, the Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on the headquarters of a Black liberation organization (MOVE), killing 11 people, including 5 children.
To this day, no one was ever prosecuted for the MOVE bombing. #BlackHistoryMonth

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we travel back 103 years to the first Pan African Congress in Paris, which happened on this day under the guidance of W.E.B. Du Bois. The political and philosophical results of the congress were fundamental for the subsequent decolonization of Africa.

James Baldwin sums up the alienation a Black person experiences since they are born in America. #BlackHistoryMonth

Claudette Colvin was 15 years old when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in March of 1955, 9 months before Rosa Parks did.
It was not until 2 months ago that a judge approved expunging her juvenile record. #BlackHistoryMonth

On this day in 1951, Ghanaian socialist and Pan-Africanist leader Kwame Nkrumah was released from prison after his party won a landslide victory in the general election, which he ran in while incarcerated. #BlackHistoryMonth

Today would’ve been Bob Marley’s birthday. ⁠

Hear the world-famous revolutionary reggae artist powerfully respond to a question on “richness.” #BlackHistoryMonth

Happy birthday, Bob Marley! Marley is one of the most famous musicians worldwide. Yet, the political beliefs in his music and his support for global African unity are often sidelined. Marley’s music was deeply justice-oriented, anti-imperialist and pro-Black.

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we recall how the first democratically elected and anti-imperialist leader of Congo, Patrice Lumumba, was beaten, tortured, and killed in a coup that was covertly organized by Belgium and the United States.
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