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Doshon Farad: Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama and Black leadership

Doshon Farad: Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama and Black leadership

By Doshon Farad “We lost Martin Luther King because America did not want to hear a word that would make her a just society.” -Minister Louis Farrakhan Ordinarily I wouldn’t pay homage to Dr. King on this day, as it marks the forty sixth anniversary of his assassination. But considering the crisis affecting the black […]

Does the Republican Party still disrespect minorities in 2014?

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III At the annual gathering of California Republicans in San Francisco, former Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleezza Rice had a message for her colleagues – a message of inclusion. Rice brought to light the issue of immigration, but it revolved around a much deeper issue – minority inclusion. In her speech, […]

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How Many Whites Have Hidden African Ancestry?

By Lechette Walker Over the investigation in genealogy, there have been a lot of details revealed about the heritage of individuals. The results have indicated that many white Americans have black within their make up in some way. While blacks feel that they have Indian in their blood line, results have shown that most black […]

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Are PBS Member Stations Neglecting Black History Month Programming?

by Professor Michael Fauntroy Black History Month always leaves me conflicted. I believe the entire nation benefits whenever attention is paid to the contributions of groups of Americans. I also believe the month of February is viewed by many as historical drudgery. I think its hard to argue against the notion that most schools do […]

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Dr. Swygert: White Crackhead Congressman Escapes Prison And Unemployment, Blacks Should Be Outraged

by: Dr. Samori Swygert The rapture-like incarceration of African Americans has decimated the African American community.  It’s blatantly clear that two systems of justice exist for blacks and whites.   The selective enforcement of authority and skewed application of justice are at work NOW.  The African American community needs to flood their local congressman, President […]

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Teens Playing a Violent New Game Called “Knockout,” Which is Nearly Killing the Victims

by Dr. Boyce Watkins A new game is being played in the streets. The game is called “knockout” and apparently involves teenagers finding homeless people or random adults on the street, walking up to them and punching the person as hard as they can.  The goal of the game is to see if you can […]

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Dr. Boyce:  Mandela is Not “The Butler,” “The Help” or Jackie Robinson, Thank God for That

by Dr. Boyce Watkins This week, I noticed that Idris Elba’s new film, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” is set to be released.  I am going to see this film, and I am going to like it.  I don’t care how good the cinematography is, or how well the script has been written.  I’ve just […]

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Doctor Challenges U. Kentucky Medical School’s Poor Track Record on Minorities

By Lachin Hatemi M.D. University of Kentucky (UK) has seen the future of higher education, and it is in the numbers of out-of-state students – preferably the black out-of-state students. Kentucky had cut its financial support for its public colleges over the last decade, which was offset by rapidly rising tuition rates. But funding trends […]

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Trey Coleman: America’s Increasing Dissatisfaction –  Is Obama To Blame?

by Trey Coleman It is safe to say that the majority of the people in the country are dissatisfied and with the rise of social media that dissatisfaction can be express and heard all over the world, in a matter of seconds. The so-called leaders, politicians and the controlled media today have to be responsible […]

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Dr. Samori Swygert:  Is Africa for sale?

Dr. Samori Swygert:  Is Africa for sale? Africa, THE MOTHER LAND, has been the “cradle of civilization”, and is still the placenta of global economics.  Africa is revered as the continent where life first started, and the birthplace of math, science, spirituality, and philosophy.  However, the allure and fascination with this continent among foreign nations […]

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