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History Repeats itself. The Murder of Chicago child that sparked Civil rights movement was a result of no indictment. The story of Emmett Till

The Story of Emmett Till. 1955  Fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi, on August 24, 1955, when he reportedly flirted with a white cashier at a grocery store. Four days later, two white men kidnapped Till, beat him and shot him in the head. The men were tried for murder, but an […]

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Something Good 2 Eat [Catering Company] H.O.M.E. Brunch Event. Beverly Hills, CA | 2014

Something Good 2 Eat – Catering Company For all Occasions Something Good 2 Eat Catering covers food for all occasions serving the greater Los Angeles area. Below, is African in America Network’s coverage on a brunch event in Beverly Hills, CA at the famous “H.O.M.E” restaurant owned by African America Musician Dennis “D.Anthony” Robertson. H.O.M.E has […]

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OP-ED: Our Words Break Down ‘Stern Disinterest’ of Incarcerated Youth | Alton Pitre

OP-ED: Our Words Break Down ‘Stern Disinterest’ of Incarcerated Youth | By: Alton Pitre www.jjie.org | Alton Pitre Op-ED Article | Visiting Rikers Island in New York This summer I had the chance to visit Rikers Island in New York along with 15 other members of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC). The trip was fortunate because […]

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Surviving the Jungle – Alton Pitre – Poetry Video

Los Angeles, CA/Journalist/Poet/Juvenile Justice Ambassador Business inquiries altonpitre@yahoo.com Social Media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Defying the odds of overcoming violence and incarceration at a young age, Alton Pitre seeks to inspire the uninspired in this short poetry video “Surviving the Jungle” directed by African_inamerica | A.I.A Network. Depicted in this brief film is the gang life of his South Central […]

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Alton Pitre – IOW Fundraiser 2014 with Piper Kerman

Alton Pitre with Orange is the New Black Author Piper Kerman at the IOW Fundraiser 2014 [Show slideshow] Alton Pitre has Piper Kerman sign his addition of her book  Orange is the New Black      

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3rd Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball – A.I.A Photography

Photography/Videography & Editing: Willie Williams – African_inamerica – A.I.A Network [Show slideshow] LOS ANGELES – Woodlawn Post covered the 3rd annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball Los Angeles on March 15th, with Co-Chairs George Gibbs(UPS) and Carol Jackson(Macy’s) – www.woodlawnpost.com 3rd annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball Los Angeles; 2014 MASKED Awardee Ted Craver(Chairman, Edison International) and guest We […]

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AFRICAN IN AMERICA NETWORK[A.i.A] – THE COST OF LIVING [IMPROVISATIONAL FILM]

Richard “Dick” Gregory – [OCT 12, 1932 – AUG 19, 2017] – African civil rights activist, comedian, and Entrepreneur

Richard “Dick” Gregory – [OCT 12, 1932 – AUG 19, 2017] – African civil rights activist, comedian, and Entrepreneur