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THE MYTH OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

Of course he existed. Of that there can be no question. But was Martin Luther King not a mythic figure? Around him there has grown quite a bit of lore. He was swaddled in myth and legend from [...]

R U WHAT U C or R U WHAT U WANT TO B

Are You What You See or Are You What You Want To Be? Blackface minstrelsy was the first distinctly American theatrical form. It began more than 300 years ago with whites in blackface doing exaggerated depictions of enslaved [...]

IS PHARELL FOR REAL ABOUT THE NEW BLACK

Singer Pharrell Williams said that there is now a New Black, and he is one of them, thus generating a storm of controversy over the notion that we can, should, or have moved beyond the historic struggles of [...]

THE RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS

Here is an excerpt from the comments of President Obama on the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case which was decided on 7/13/13. My comments are in boldface.  (After a few introductory remarks and recognition of the parents of Trayvon Martin and what they are [...]

FORTY MILLION DOLLAR SLAVES + THE STERLING SILVER AFFAIR

     Keep your eye on the ball. As they say, always keep your eye on the ball. Note the spectacular media uproar, and lightning swift retaliation, to the intemperate words of Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. And now we [...]

ANALYZING AVATAR

In Avatar the hero steps into a strange New World and, Tarzan-like, becomes not only a fully accepted member of the group, but he actually understands the natural world they have lived in for countless generations better than [...]

CAN WHITE PEOPLE PLAY BLACK MUSIC

Have you ever wondered how jazz, and then later rock ‘n’ roll, developed out of the blues? How Black music came to be America’s music? Whether or not people who are not Black can really play Black music? [...]

THE REAL MARTIN LUTHER KING

(by Nisa Islam Muhammad) WILL THE REAL Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. please stand up? Don’t give me the “dreamer” King that America force-feeds us. I want the militant, warrior King who was gunned down for his political [...]

FEAR OF A BLACK SANTA A BLACK JESUS AND A BLACK PRESIDENT

Fox News Megyn Kelly vehemently insisted that Santa Claus was white and so was Jesus and that both are recognized, established  historical figures, their race is known with certainty. Is there any truth to her claims? None whatsoever. Santa Claus [...]

THE BEST WAY TO WATCH THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY

Even if you have seen it before, watch the original The Best Man movie again, before viewing the sequel. The Best Man Holiday picks up where the original left off, albeit some 14 years later. All the plot [...]