Some of the amazing iconic photo recolouring work done by Sanna Dullaway.  This one is of Dorothy Counts, who at 15 was enrolled at an all-white North Carolina school in 1957.

Some of the amazing iconic photo recolouring work done by Sanna Dullaway. This one is of Dorothy Counts, who at 15 was enrolled at an all-white North Carolina school in 1957.

When we celebrate our Independence Day, I often think about the parts of our history that make my heart swell with pain rather than pride.

When we celebrate our Independence Day, I often think about the parts of our history that make my heart swell with pain rather than pride.

The New York Rens were the first all-black professional African-American owned basketball team, formed in Harlem (1923). Basketball manager Robert “Bob” Douglas made a deal with Harlem real estate developer William Roach (owner of the new Renaissance Ballroom & Casino). Douglas asked Roach if they could play their home games at his ballroom in return for changing the name of the team to the “New York Renaissance” in order to promote the dance hall far and wide (Roach Agreed). The “Rens”…

The New York Rens were the first all-black professional African-American owned basketball team, formed in Harlem (1923). Basketball manager Robert “Bob” Douglas made a deal with Harlem real estate developer William Roach (owner of the new Renaissance Ballroom & Casino). Douglas asked Roach if they could play their home games at his ballroom in return for changing the name of the team to the “New York Renaissance” in order to promote the dance hall far and wide (Roach Agreed). The “Rens”…

Wow, look at this picture. Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali...never saw this picture before.

Wow, look at this picture. Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali...never saw this picture before.

You Can Jail A Revolutionary,  But You Can't Jail The Revolution ... Huey Newton

You Can Jail A Revolutionary, But You Can't Jail The Revolution ... Huey Newton

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. again but this time with one of my favorite quotes from him and a booking shot.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. again but this time with one of my favorite quotes from him and a booking shot.

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