Voice Of The Urbane



A Look At the Northern Civil Rights Movement and Reflection on its Leaders

Posted February 5, 2014 by LaToya Cross

In celebration of Black History Month, the Arthur M. Brazier Foundation has launched a video series, beginning with the Northern Civil Rights Movement, that reflects the fight for the desegregation of the public school system, the creation of fair housing laws, and to put an end to biased hiring practices. This video collection aims to […]

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If Assata Shakur is a terrorist then we may all be terrorists

Posted June 10, 2013 by ndigo

Frank Chapman blasted the FBI for placing Asata Shakur on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorist” list. Chapman is Field Organizer and Education Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Shakur is a former Black Panther and Black Liberation Army member. She was placed on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorist” list on May […]

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Chicago Defender’s Earl Calloway passes at age 87

Posted August 26, 2014 by Pierre Evans

                                                                  Mr. Earl Calloway passed on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the age of 87.  He was an accomplished columnist, fine arts journalist, […]

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