"Right now, I don’t have that much of an influence but I still want to be a leader. The Boys & Girls Club can help me get there.”
Welsing, a Chicago-born alumna of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio and Howard, rose in notoriety during the 1970s and 1980s after she defined racism as a global white supremacist system built out of a white minority’s fear of genetic annihilation.
“Everyone that’s outside of the establishment is supporting this movement. That’s why it’s huge."
The study of people of African descent as many know it has long focused on the ethnic group’s oppression and the atrocities committed against them. Since the 1970s, Professor William Cross and Dr. Amos M.D. Sirleaf have countered such thinking, looking at the story of African people as that of justice and redemption.
During a recent appearance on AllEyesOnDC, internationally renowned historian C.R. Gibbs talked about the Dr. King who grew in his African consciousness after trips across the Motherland during the 1960s independence movements.
A deep look at police union contracts sheds light on the totality of what legal scholars describe as the egregious legal protections awarded to officers when they inflict bodily harm against civilians.
Under a deal between Andy Shallal, restaurateur and owner of Mulebone and Desiree Venn Frederic, Nomad Yard’s founder and curator, eight vendors of vintage goods will set up shop in the newly renovated restaurant. There, a bevy of customers, many of whom represent D.C.’s professional class, will be able to purchase custom-made clothes and jewelry while connecting with members of D.C.’s burgeoning creative community.
On the third Friday of each month, D.C.’s movers and shakers will grace the stage at Sankofa Video Books & Cafe (2714 Georgia Avenue NW) during which they discuss their craft/industry with AllEyesOnDC founder and host Sam P.K. Collins and weigh in on the issues of the day. This event also includes musical performances from D.C.-based artists, poets, and griots that have something important to say.