Articles by Ajamu
March 31, 2023 -
Dan Berger, a scholar of the Black Power movement, has written a remarkable intergenerational story about the Simmons family's long involvement in the Black freedom struggle, from Zoharah's and Michael's SNCC organizing and human rights work to Aishah's anti-rape activism. The title comes from lyrics to a civil rights anthem that for them has been more than a slogan — it's been a guide to a life of service to the people.
February 5, 2018 -
The latest volume by longtime Atlanta cultural worker and political activist Michael Simanga offers rich food for thought during Black History Month.
November 18, 2016 -
Next month the Southern Human Rights Organizers' Conference will return to Mississippi where it began 20 years ago. This year's event at Tougaloo College in Jackson will include discussions on Islamophobia and resisting the Trump program.
September 3, 2012 -
In brainstorming sessions held by labor advocates across the state, North Carolinians have come up with a list of recommendations for developing a future Workers' Bill of Rights.
October 4, 2011 -
As the Occupy Wall Street protests enter their third week, UNC-Chapel Hill is holding a symposium on the life and work of Frantz Fanon. What message would the Black theoretician have for the activists in the streets of Lower Manhattan?
February 6, 2010 -
Ajamu Dillahunt is a long-time labor and community activist in the South, outreach director at the N.C. Justice Center and co-chair of the board of the Institute for Southern Studies.