Category Archive: Black History

Jul 02

Red, Back & Green (RBG) Flag Raising

[Via Blackstonian] In Honor Of: Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940 In CELEBRATION OF: BLACK AUGUST RSVP on Facebook: MONDAY AUGUST 17th 2015 ceremony 12 noon – 1 pm @ Boston City Hall Plaza for more information on Marcus Garvey see link: for information on Black August see …

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Jun 10

Summer With Assata

Voices of Liberation is excited to be part of the Summer With Assata –  a series of  events to educate ourselves and our community about the life, work and legacy of Assata Shakur and the reality faced by her and others in exile or political prisoners. IG: SummerWithAssata

May 16

Revolutionary Love Open Mic

Throwback! – For more powerful events like this, stay tuned. We have Feed the Hood fundraiser shows with Scope on June 7 and June 27. Revolutionary Love Open Mic Voices of Liberation presents… Revolutionary Love Open Mic @7 p.m. Spontaneous Celebrations Jamaica Plain

Sep 03

Undoing Racism Workshops in Boston – October 3-5

Haymarket People’s Fund, in collaboration with others, is hosting an UNDOING RACISMtm WORKSHOP for educators & community activist with trainers from The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond – October 3rd, October 4th, and October 5th in Boston, MA.  Attached is the flyer and registration form with more information.   Because we are partnering with other organizations space is limited and registration is …

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Aug 13

Boston’s Unfinished March for Jobs, Freedom & Justice

Boston’s Unfinished March for Jobs, Freedom & Justice An Event Marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington The Boston Workers Alliance, Inc. has issued a clarion call for a mobilization in Boston on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.  A coalition of neighborhood organizations, base building community organizing groups, labor unions, …

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Aug 01

Film Screening “Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” 8/29

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Presented by, Voices of Liberation and Organize the Hood Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:00pm – 9:20pm Landmark Kendall Square Cinema Cambridge, MA $13.00 General Admission Movie presentation of Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a …

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Jul 26

RBG Flag Raising – Boston City Hall Plaza 8/19

Join Organize the Hood Boston, and Voices of Libertion as we raise the Red Black and Green Flag over City Hall Plaza to recognize the birthday of Hon. Marcus Garvey. RBG Flag Raising Boston City Hall Plaza 8/19/13 12 noon Recognizing the birthday of Hon. Marcus Garvey 8-17-1887 The Red, Black and Green flag was created by …

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Jun 17

Petition “President Barack Obama: Remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” List

Sign the Petition Dear President Obama: We write to urge you to overrule the FBI’s decision to put Assata Shakur, aka Joanne Chesimard, on the “Most Wanted Terrorists List, with $1 Million FBI Reward Offered for Information Leading to Her Capture and Return,” as phrased by the FBI’s May 2, 2013 announcement. This $1 million …

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Jan 24

Film Screening: The House I Live In

RSVP via FB Film Screening: The House I Live In Sundance 2012 Winner Grand Jury Prize Documentary Executive Producers: Danny Glover, John Legend & Russell Simmons Monday Feb. 11, 2013 @ Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St. (Dudley Sq.) Roxbury 6:30 pm Doors Open 7:00 pm Screening 8:00 pm Q&A Discussion with Special Guests Dir. Eugene …

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Nov 01


The Black Student Unions annual African Diaspora showcase is quickly approaching! The show is Friday November 30th. This year’s show theme is Black Empowerment. We are looking for all different types of performers – dancers, singers, poetry, spoken word, musical instruments, anything! We welcome all different types of talent. Attatched is a flyer with all of our …

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Sep 20

Regional Ethnic Studies gathering in SF October 7

Teaching Toward Justice: A Weekend of Building Solidarity and Strengthening a Movement Events surrounding the Teaching for Social Justice annual educator’s conference on Oct 6 in San Francisco, CA FRIDAY Tough Times, Resistance and Real Talk: Into the Political Economy of Race, Place & School with David Stovall Friday Oct 5, 7:30pm at I-SEEED (Institute …

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Jul 19

The Last Poets Live in Boston for Juneteenth [Recap]

Voices of Liberation was honored to be part of this historic night and is grateful to The Last Poets for blessing Boston with a night to remember. Fin more photos on

Feb 21

Black History Month Celebration — Black Every Day!!!

Encuentro Diaspora Afro would like to invite you to our Black History Month Celebration– Black Every Day!!!! The event will be hosted by the young women of the HER Project and this year we are excited to bring back, Sese of Trebel Army. The event will be on February 28, 2012 from 7:30- 10:00 at …

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Jan 09

M. L. KING, JR. WEEKEND: Precious Knowledge

Precious Knowledge Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Renaissance Church, 77 Reservoir Ave, Providence, RI 02860 $10 suggested donation First screening:3:00 PM Q and A with Mr. Acosta:4:30 PM Second screening:5:30 PM Award-Winning Documentary about Tucson’s Mexican American Studies Program Disenfranchised high school seniors become academic warriors and community leaders in Tucson’s embattled Ethnic Studies classes …

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Feb 22

AFRO-CINEMA (Tues., Feb. 22nd)

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011 VerBaLizAtiOn presents AFRO-CINEMA An evening of important films being shown followed by a discussion about the film then an open mic thereafter, in celebration of Black History Month @ Roxbury Center for the Arts at Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St., Roxbury/Dudley Sq. (next to fire department & barber shop) 7:00pm start / …

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Feb 16

Cultural Cafe at Encuentro Diaspora Afro

Sep 15

Know Your Enemy: Civil Rights Photographer Ernest Williams Exposed as FBI Informant

Famed civil rights photographer doubled as FBI informant By Michael Calderone Ernest Withers, a revered civil rights photographer who captured iconic images of Martin Luther King Jr. on the night King was shot in Memphis, actually played a different role the day before: FBI informant. The Commercial Appeal, a newspaper in Memphis, just completed a …

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Apr 20

Dorothy Height, civil rights activist, dies at 98

WASHINGTON –Dorothy Height, the leading female voice of the 1960s civil rights movement and a participant in historic marches with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and others, died Tuesday. She was 98. Height, whose activism on behalf of women and minorities dated to the New Deal, led the National Council of Negro Women for 40 …

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Mar 09

Scholar/Historian Dr. Runoko Rashidi in Boston 3/15

Continuing Black History beyond one month and in celebration of Women’s History Month….. Scholar/Historian Dr. Runoko Rashidi in Boston A TRIBUTE TO GREAT AFRICAN WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD: ANCIENT AND MODERN–A VISUAL OVERVIEW OF GREAT BLACK WOMEN Mon. March 15, 2010 6:30 – 8:30 PM @RCC 1234 Colombus Ave. Roxbury Bldg #3 Lecture Hall DR. …

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