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Should African Americans be More Supportive of Occupy Wall Street?

I’d like to know what my readers think about this.  Should Black People be drawn to this movement?  Should we consider Black unemployment rates and how many Blacks were affected by the housing crisis (Ponzi Scheme/Gambling in my opinion.) as … Continue reading

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New Poll Finds Tea Partiers a Smidge More Racist

Ok, maybe a lot more than a smidge.  Arian Campo-Flores of Newsweek reports in an article posted today, that people who approve of the  Tea Party movement tend to have more racist attitudes.  This lil tidbit is very telling: ” … Continue reading

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ABC News: Why Can’t a Successful Black Woman Find a Man?

I’m wishing Steve Harvey, Sherri Shepard, Jacque Reid, Hill Harper, and Jimi Izrael Good Luck as they try to answer this age old question:  Why Can’t a Successful Black Woman Find a Man?  I’m sure the panel will try their … Continue reading

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Jules Kirby, It is never a good idea to admit that you say the n-word a lot on TV

Saw it for myself. New York Socialite Jules Kirby just said, “I use the N-word sometimes.” in the first episode of the CW’s “High Society”.  She also noted that she feels it should be ok to say.  This piece of … Continue reading

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Abortion, Genocide, and Eugenics in the Black Community

There as been a lot of talk and coverage about the Anti-Abortion billboards posted in various cities that warn of Black children being an “Endangered Species” [click here for a mashup of articles and perspectives]. That’s an interesting term “species”.   … Continue reading

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Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible

I think Hillary Clinton would benefit from watching this series in light of her recent comments.  It’s a great video and really gave me some interesting incite on how white people perceive [or don't perceive] white privilege. [5 parts] “Mirrors … Continue reading

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Racism goes beyond lynching [racial slur here]

An article from South African writer Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya aka the F-Word aka one of my new heroes. From Mail and Guardian – Racism goes beyond lynching niggers One Sunday afternoon the news editor at my previous paper sent me to … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Racism Investigation

This has to be one of the most disgusting, horrible thing I’ve seen. I’m so so so so so glad that someone exposed these racist @ssholes. Planned Parenthood of both New Mexico and Oklahoma accepts money from a racist donor … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Wright and the lineage of black liberation/deliverance orators

The New Yorker did an interesting (LONG) piece about how Jeremiah Wright’s style of ministry is part of a lineage of black liberation and deliverance. Here’s a lil taste. You should read the whole thing…it’s 6 pages online – http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/04/07 … Continue reading

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Hispanic voters could learn a lot from Black voters

It seems that both Reps and Dems are targeting the Hispanic vote, especially in Texas.  The past has taught me that this kind of attention comes with strings and neglected promises.  African Americans have experienced let downs by Democrats and … Continue reading

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