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“Willie Lynch” by Paul Robinson, Mental Emancipation Through Rap

Peace all you folks out in The Fields, We want to send a shout-out to everyone who made “From Slavery To… Slavery: The Black Experience In Images“ our most viewed article of 2013. With that, we want to introduce you to fan of music and hip-hop soldier  Paul Robinson aka PR. A devout Christian and man […]

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Mukasa Speaks! A Present Day Speech From The Man Who Coined “Black Power!”

Whaddup my African people? Have you ever wondered what the greats from the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movements would say about the USA in 2013? Well, this weekend WFTF has had the honor to be in the presence of history. A founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a founder of […]

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Meet Lovell, The First Official Member of WFTF!

Everyone, I am proud to announce that Wisdom From The Field has found its first member! Since making the transition from online blog to active community organization (plus blog), building a strong membership base in the community is of great importance. Today, we introduce you to someone who may be a familiar face for those […]

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The ComeUnity Diaper Giveaway Program Continues Strong!

Whassup my peoples? Our Diaper Giveaway Program, a part of our ComeUnity Campaign to bring unity to our community, kicked off a couple weeks ago and is going stronger than ever. The response from the people has been fantastic and the roots of empowerment can already be seen to be sprouting in our lovely neighborhoods. […]

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A Look At Last Night’s Rebellion In Los Angeles (VIDEO) – 7/14/13

The video below was recorded by the one and only known as Zoey De La Creme, one of WFTF’s own 2013 Spirit of Sankofa Scholars. Enjoy this look into last night’s protests and the narrative below. Here’s what happened last night in Los Angeles: A variety of members and representatives of various organizations along with […]

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Community Spotlight: Tamika Banks, Author of The Last Greyhound

We at WFTF are proud to introduce you to Tamika Banks, author and proud California native. Banks would introduce herself to the world as a poet in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In this, her first publicized poem, Banks was searching for what she describes as “an unseen optimistic truth that would help minimize the […]

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Community Business Spotlights: Hair Gets Kinky When Wet, Menogu Designs, Nouri Bar

Whaddup all you folks out in these various Fields? We had to take some time out to introduce you to some great businesses run by some entrepreneurs with familiar faces. Without a doubt you’ll find one, if not all of them, very useful sources of info and products. Check them out below! On a MOVE! […]

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The ComeUnity Campaign and Objectives of Wisdom From The Field

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The One In Front Of The Gun Lives Forever: A Speech on Jordan Davis and Emmett Till

I sit here with tears in my eyes as I witness the loss of Emmett Till yet again. Time after time he’s been resurrected and again taken away from us but the question remains; will we finally repent for our neglect and see to it that his life was not lost in vain? If you […]

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Jordan Davis, 17, Murdered in Florida After Dispute Over “Loud Music”

Reports just released that a 17-Year-Old student at Samuel W. Wolfson Magnet High School in Duval County was murdered at a Jacksonville, FL gas station. His assailant, Michael Dunn (pictured below), tells police that he “felt threatened” after he confronted the teen feeling as though his music was being played “too loud.” Jacksonville homicide lieutenant, Rob Schoonover, […]

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