ABOUT THE BLACK RADICAL CONGRESS
What do we mean by Black?
Black is not necessarily a color or hue, but encompasses all peoples
of African decent. This includes African Americans as well as those living
in the U.S. who are from the Caribbean, Latin American, Africa, and everywhere
else Black people can be found on the globe.
Radical means getting to the root causes of society's injustices and
working for root-level, fundamental change. Radicalism is an honored
tradition in Black political history.
What is a Congress?
Congress means a gathering of people or a coming together.
The BRC seeks to bring together various political forces,
organizations, and diverse individuals to discuss our common
problems, visions, and solutions.
Special Essay: Rosa Parks: A Woman of Substance
by Eric Foner
Rosa Parks, who died a few days ago at the age of 92, had long since joined Martin Luther
King Jr., as the two iconic figures of the civil rights revolution. Highways and subway
stations have been named in her honor and she was named by Time magazine as one of the 100
most significant persons of the twentieth century. During the third game of the World Series, there was a moment of silence in her honor. [Read More]