Together, our voices our stronger, and we are raising them to protest the relentless, sanctioned assaults on our brothers and sisters throughout the Disapora. #PhillyDIEin took place on December 3 (2014) at 4:15 p.m. inside Philadelphia’s 30th Street Amtrak Station, followed by a protest march to City Hall.
We must recognize that the high levels of addiction, abuse, mental illness and suffering still being endured by Black people today is the price we continue to pay for daring to believe that freedom is possible.
I understand those who view Abu-Jamal’s murder conviction as a pseudo-lynching. I understand the grief of Maureen Faulkner, the widow of the officer who was killed. But I don’t understand what happened after Abu-Jamal delivered a recorded graduation speech this month.
From August 25 to September 7, WURD partnered with Global Citizen 365, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, the School District of Philadelphia and Uber to collect school supplies for donation to the School District of Philadelphia. On September 15, the supplies will be presented to the principal and students at James Rhoads Elementary School in West Philadelphia.
“Up You Mighty Race! You Can Accomplish What You Will!” Afrocentricity International and the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies join forces in the celebration of the life of Honorable Marcus Garvey upon the centennial of the UNIA/ACL.