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Day: <span>October 1, 1998</span>

WHO IS MARY ALICE FRANCE?

Mary France was born one of eight children, in Scottsburg, Va. Her father never went to school; he and Mary’s mother were farmers.  Mary graduated from Mary Bethune High School in Halifax, Va., an all-black segregated school.    After high school Mary moved to Corona, Queens, She got married, had six children, worked for an […]Read More

Where No Man

Has Gone Before A few nights ago, while driving east on Atlantic Avenue, I heard some strains of live jazz that were so sweet I almost ran right off the road.  The shock was compounded when I parked and discovered the sounds were floating from somewhere between the various shuttered auto-repair garages (we’re talking about […]Read More

Wayman Hale

cousin of the late Mother Clara Hale:  “We are survivors.  We were always survivors.  And we’ve been walking all our lives.  All our lives obstacles have been set up to prevent us from getting the proper education.  As long as they can put black youth in jail, they are not afraid.  This morning at 6am, […]Read More

Voices From the Crowd

Wayman Hale cousin of the late Mother Clara Hale:  “We are survivors.  We were always survivors.  And we’ve been walking all our lives.  All our lives obstacles have been set up to prevent us from getting the proper education.  As long as they can put black youth in jail, they are not afraid.  This morning […]Read More

Voices from the Crowd

cousin of the late Mother Clara Hale:  “We are survivors.  We were always survivors.  And we’ve been walking all our lives.  All our lives obstacles have been set up to prevent us from getting the proper education.  As long as they can put black youth in jail, they are not afraid.  This morning at 6am, […]Read More

View from the Crowd

oanna Goodwin Damian Million Youth March High School Representative “There is an old Negro proverb: It takes a Village to  Raise a Child.  Well, we are the Village.  We are the Hands.  And the nation is our child.  And, as younger people in our society, we often hear the words, “The youth are our future.”  […]Read More

View from the Crowd

Damian Million Youth March High School Representative “There is an old Negro proverb: It takes a Village to  Raise a Child.  Well, we are the Village.  We are the Hands.  And the nation is our child.  And, as younger people in our society, we often hear the words, “The youth are our future.”  Well, you […]Read More

Universal Nubian Association is Organizing College Students, Youth…and now,

Nation-Conscious Rap Artists…Around Unity We’ve seen Brother Kazembe at several Unity Party rallies and meetings.  He is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, currently living in the Albany Houses.  He is an activist who is working locally in his area as well as citywide on the Mary France for Governor  campaign. OTP:  What is the Universal […]Read More