Anxiety about what the future holds, for some people, has compelled some investigation into urban gardening. With the beginning of the spring season come the opportunity to grow some food and collaborate with others on a similar mission. As Xavier Brown explains in this video, this endeavor will allow participants to gain a better relationship with their community, and the earth. It will also help us get in tune with what ancestors did to survive.
The first edition of The AllEyesOnDC Think Tank Series for 2020 featured the D.C. Pan-African Council of Elders, a collective of elder Pan-Africanists from some of the prominent organizations in the D.C. metropolitan area who help set the tone for... Continue Reading →
All in all, this Ujima discussion, hosted by the Banneker City Local Coordinating Committee of the Pan-African Federalist Movement, demonstrated the level of collective grassroots work being done in the District to make African people more self determined. It also showed the potential for a larger, stronger socio-economic-political infrastructure much like what some African leaders advocated for during the 20th century in their demand of the United States of Africa.
Direct control over one’s affairs - economic, political, and cultural -- counts as a matter of human rights and indicates the maturity of a nation. Despite nominal independence and acquisition of some civil liberties, Africans across the Diaspora have none... Continue Reading →
Dr. Ray Winbush, the AllEyesOnDC guest on May 17, spoke about this multi-generational tradition to bring the engineers of this global white supremacists system to justice for their human rights violations -- whether its enslavement, Jim Crow segregation, colonialism, land grabs, and anything else under the sun that destroyed potential for multigenerational wealth in African communities across the world.
As a Black single mother who has often felt the brunt of institutional neglect, Ms. Taylor said she wants to connect others in her situation to the powers that be, so they would better be able to make a case that they too deserve the basic necessities the Babylon system often denies mothers, children, and other vulnerable members of society.
A 90-minute panel discussion at Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library on Sunday, April 14 brought together award-winning producer Tone P, Shaw-area business owner Wanda Henderson, and local realtor Charles View for a public dialogue about how to create a communal economic infrastructure that would allow D.C.-area Black Africans be become more economically self-determined.
In this special AllEyesOnDC segment, grassroots journalist Sam P.K.Collins and At-large D.C Councilmember Robert White (D) speak about the meaning of D.C. Emancipation Day and how White, a fifth-generation Washingtonian, has been able to tackle issues related to the welfare of other D.C. natives.