Category Archives: History

Do you really want to know the real Columbus?

Christopher Columbus is and was one of the architects of white supremacy. A system employed by europeans upon kind, helpful indigenous, black aboriginal people thru out the world. Nation19 Magazine / APDTA

Do you really know who Columbus was? Every second Monday of October in the US is marked by a national holiday called Columbus Day. But surprisingly most don’t know this day was conceived by the Knights of Columbus which is a secret Masonic organization. Also most Americans know nothing about what Christopher Columbus did to […]

Activists discuss social injustice at World Premier screening of film in Phoenix!

  We had such a great night at the world premier screening of our film #Bars4Justice! There were community activists, leaders, organizers, artists, and hip hop heads all there to discuss as a whole what we can do as a community to make a difference. WestCoast Kam was there and he talked about his role […]

Filmmakers bring Ferguson to Phoenix’s Hip Hop community… Sheriff Arpaio not invited.

On October 1st, community leaders along with local and national Hip Hop artist will meet in Phoenix to discuss racial profiling, police brutality, SB1070 laws, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. This will take place at a premier screening of a short film “#Bars4Justice” (view or download media kit) Presented by Nation19 and Directed by award winning filmmakers Hakeem Khaaliq […]

You waited long enough! #Bars4Justice

You have waited long enough, and although we were to announce winners Sep 1st, we had a great lyrical hiphop debate on who the winner should be over the past 2 days lol.. On top of the prizes the winners will also be featured on an upcoming #Bars4Justice track for YOU to enjoy for FREE!! APDTA! […]

NWA Tour with Eminem is coming straight outta somewhere in Europe?

Universal chief Donna Langley is trying to reunite N.W.A for a European tour to promote the group’s biopic with Eminem filling in as Eazy E, and sitting in as an honorary member according to the Langley. “We don’t have anything settled yet with everyone’s schedules,” she says. “But we think it can create a lot of buzz.” After hearing […]

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown taken off of life support on the same day Michael Jackson was killed.

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has been moved to hospice care after months in hospital. Her aunt Pat Houston said Brown’s condition had worsened. “Despite the great medical care at numerous facilities, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s condition has continued to deteriorate…as of today, she has been moved into hospice care. We thank everyone for their support […]

Christians and Muslims unite in Washington DC to demand Justice or Else: #justiceorelse

Less than one week from the horrific slayings of 9 innocent black people at Charlotte AME Church came a solid wall of unity and power. Muslims, Christians and the media assembled at the Historic African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington DC for the official press conference announcing the 20th Anniversary of the Million March March which […]

Charleston County Judge James “Skip” Gosnell also called black people niggers in court

By now you have either heard that Judge James “Skip” Gosnell opened the court proceeding with a personal statement for 21-year-old Dylann Roof, the white terrorist killer of nine innocent black people who were praying in a church. Judge Gosnell’s statement led off by expressing sympathy for the families of the murder victims, but by calling for sympathy […]

Da Lench Mob X Nation19 = APDTA!

For our 5th year anniversary Nation19 teamed up with Da Lench Mob for a limited collaboration. The collaboration tee symbolizes the climate of America especially as it relates to police brutality and how it is being countered by the public by fighting back and documenting for the world to see. About Da Lench Mob: Da […]

Is Michael Kors a racist? You be the judge.

Is Michael Kors a racist? Here are 3 reasons why you may not want to wear Micheal Kors purses anymore: Number 1: He doesn’t support Black causes or charities. Why should he? Well the majority of his customers are black women and giving back to the people who made you a millionaire is the right thing […]

Nation19 presents: Exhibit19 with Runoko Rashidi

Exhibit19: Nation19 Magazine / APDTA® in association with Pathways to African Unity (Black Student Union) is pleased to present Historian and world traveler Dr. Runoko Rashidi to Glendale Community College for one night only. As a traveler and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 105 countries. As a lecturer and presenter, he has spoken in fifty-nine […]