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AFRICA
IS NOT A COUNTRY



IT’S A CONTINENT!



 
 

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Now Available!

PAULA DEEN + AUNT JEMIMA

Embattled TV chef, Paula Deen, is in the news again. Her chief assistant, Dora Clark, a Black woman, is suing Deen for not compensating her properly. She also claims that Deen asked her and other female workers to [...]

LICENSE TO KILL WITH LAUGHTER

Carninval takes place every year in Trinidad. It is a three day festival right before the start of Lent, the 40 days before Easter in the Catholic Church. Thousands of people practice for months to present a series [...]

OBAMA + TRAYVON MARTIN + THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK MAN

The president said the criminal justice system is unfair to Blacks, that they are imprisoned unfairly and sentenced far longer than others, and these injustices breed yet more crime that is punished unjustly in a vicious, never-ending cycle. [...]

(This is the full text of President Barack Obama's comments on July 19, 2013 on the Trayvon Martin case.) I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your [...]

BOYCOTT FLORIDA

No one will save us but us. We cannot wait for the president. We cannot wait for the Attorney General. We cannot wait for the NAACP. We cannot wait for the courts. We cannot wait period. They arrest [...]

ZIMMERMAN LIKELY TO BE CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

Expect Zimmerman to be found guilty of manslaughter and receive substantial jail time. After he shot the unarmed, 17 year old Trayvon Martin, the cops told him to go home and forget it. Massive demonstrations subsequently swept the nation. [...]

THE MAN FROM E.M.S.

(Derek Harp is a terrific writer. Here he is raw and uncensored!) It’s 5:30, time to get up. This is the last day of work before my 3 days off. I got out of the bed rubbing my arms [...]

BILLIONS WASTED ON RACIALLY BIASED ARRESTS

June 4, 2013 MIAMI – According to a new report by the ACLU, blacks were arrested for marijuana possession at 4.2 times the rate of whites in 2010, despite comparable marijuana usage rates. The report, Marijuana in Black [...]

I THINK HE’S ONE

I think he's one. What difference does it make? None. Personally, I don't care one way or the other. Then why'd you mention it? Why can't I? It's just an observation. I'm just making an observation, that's all. [...]

FROM CIVIL RIGHTS TO BLACK POWER

It started with a dignified, matronly lady refusing to give up her seat on the bus, and it ended with more than 100 cities aflame. Martin Luther King did not launch the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, [...]