Detroit Public School Closures Cause Crisis for Poor and Working Class Africans Families

by Ayobunmi Bandele The State of Michigan has been trying for some time now to reform its public schools in the majority African city of Detroit,   they say in an effort to boost academic performance. With the intervention of Trump’s Education Secretary and billionaire heiress Betsy Devos, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) has been on the […]

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ArrestDHS is now ArrestCPS, Committee Meets to Build International Campaign

Last week an international committee met to discuss plans to expand the ArrestDHS campaign, an initiative we started last year when several mothers contacted us around the state-sponsored kidnapping of their children. The committee, which is made up of African women who represent the U.S., Kenya, Egypt, Somalia, Sweden, the UK and the Caribbean, will […]

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#BlackGirlsWrapWednesday

The #BlackGirlsWrapWednesday is a movement started by the African National Women’s Organization when our young organizers at Gibbs High School were told that they could not wear their African headwraps to school. 17-year-old Jelani Masozi  was told that her headwrap was a violation of school dress code and  was forced her to take it off […]

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