Claudia Jones (Cumberbatch)
With Karl Marx's work as a base, Trini Claudia Jones developed her own theories. In 1949, she published her best–known piece, an essay titled "An End to the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!" in which she links her race and gender. As a Communist Party USA organizer, leader, editor, theoretician, and journalist, she adopted the surname Jones as self-protective disinformation.
Underground Railroad Trail in Northern Indiana Earns Grant
The Indiana Landmarks, a private statewide historic preservation organization, is providing a $5,000 grant to the Calumet Heritage Partnership (CHP) to help fund CHP and the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project's joint venture in identifying and documenting the Underground Railroad trail through Gary and Northwest Indiana.
This Summertime Staple is More Than Just Water
Lycopene may help reduce or prevent high blood pressure and is linked to heart health. And while tomatoes are touted for their high lycopene content, a fully ripe watermelon has even more.
The Brookings Institution New President: Cecilia Rouse
Cecilia Rouse is an American economist who was named as President of the influential Brookings Institution. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization whose mission is to provide in–depth, nonpartisan research to improve policy and governance at local, national, and global levels.
Those on our podcast list will get an immediate notice when we release, "Oppenheimer, The Missing Blacks, and The Bomb with historian CR Gibbs," within the next week. Outdoor festivals are coming up in Richmond, VA. Netflix's first African animation made its debut; see the SUPA Team 4 trailer under Film. Also online is the SNCC Digital Gateway. The Life and Times of The Temptations opens in Houston Aug 8.
We pride ourselves on being inclusive, diverse, and panAfrican, but men where the leading subjects during the past two weeks on all platforms including CR Gibb's story on Abubakari II's Voyage for the 10th consecutive period on our website. Have you read the story or heard the podcast? We will have a new podcast with Gibbs, see Activities.