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AFRICA
IS NOT A COUNTRY



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CHICKENS COME HOME TO SHOOT

“Chickens come home to roost.” said Malcolm X in 1963 when President Kennedy was killed. Chickens wander all over during the day, but they always come back to their pens at night. Malcolm implied that the bloodshed that America [...]

   Have you ever wondered why February is Black History Month, the coldest and the shortest month of the year? Here is why.         It was begun by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. At first it was called Negro [...]

MALCOLM X vs. MARTIN LUTHER KING

Everything has its opposite. Black has white. Night has day. Hard, soft. Hot, cold. If there was a Martin Luther King Jr., there had to be a Malcolm X. Martin Luther King, history remembers. Malcolm X, history tries [...]

XMAS + KWANZAA: IT’S ABOUT TIME

We measure time by years, but why not call them Christmases? (Doesn’t each year end with one?) Christmas is the joy at the passage of time, New Years the sadness at time’s demise. But whether we call it [...]

‘Tiz the $eason to be $ensible…

Think about it. You are about to embark, once again, on the impossible dream. You will try to buy a gift for everyone, in the belief that everyone will buy a gift, of at least comparable value, for [...]

Why Egypt Is Special To The African Diaspora

Most of us living in the Diaspora do not know which African ethnic group or groups we hail from. And so, when we honor and revere the Motherland, we tend to see it as a whole. As we [...]

The Central Park Five: A Case Of Justice Still Denied

The case of the Central Park Five looks like it is getting swept under the rug, again. Even as a documentary film is being released about the injustices done to five young NYC men wrongly accused of raping [...]

SOMETHING HAPPENED AFTER 1492

Race, as we all know, simply does not exist.  However, as we also know, many tend to act as if it does and discriminate against others based on what is perceived to be their “race.” This persistent prejudicial [...]

THE LIBYAN NIGHTMARE

There once was a country that was not perfect, no country is. But it had one of the highest standards of living in Africa, and it had that most valuable national commodity, stable rule. And it was at [...]

I THOUGHT ASIANS WERE THE “IDEAL MINORITY”

It was hardly a surprise that Obama received 95% of the Black vote, or that he garnered 71% of Latino support, but 75% of the Asian vote! I thought they were supposed to be the “ideal minority,” the [...]