Black history Salute! to Abebe Bikila and the Trailblazing African Running phenomenom!

The bare-footed Ethiopian athlete Abebe Bikila won the Rome Olympics, in 1960, with a time of 2:15:16.2 which was a new world best dethroning record holder Emile Zatopek of Czechoslovakia.

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Black History Month Salute! New book “Body and Soul” celebrates The Black Panther Party’s Work in Medical Self Defense!

Alondra Nelson, a professor of sociology and gender studies at Columbia University, is the author of a new book released JAN 2012, entitled Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. By documenting the multi-faceted health activism of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and critically assessing the BPP’s strategy and tactics in a respectful and appreciative manner, Body and Soul presents an analysis that is rare and needed.  read on…

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