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November 24th, 2018 - 8:13 am § in Misc.

Growing Up Normal in Nigeria

As a kid, I read the Tin Tin, Tarzan and the apes, Korak, Boom, Lance Spearman. All comics that mostly portrayed Africans as inferior to the white man. But all around me were my grandfather, my father, uncles and aunts, neighbors and friends. I grew up knowing my grandfather was one of the richest m[...]

October 24th, 2018 - 1:19 am § in America

Who Counts as Black?

  Ronald Hall   Partners reposted from The Conversation.US. For generations, intimacy between black men and white women was taboo. A mere accusation of impropriety could lead to a lynching, and interracial marriage was illegal in a number of states. Everything changed with the 1967 Supreme Cou[...]

May 28th, 2018 - 2:04 am § in Misc.

How Memorial Day Started

I write a lot abut how horrid the history and much of the present of South Carolina is.  Here is an exception, a story that is very special on Memorial Day. : Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been […][...]

March 2nd, 2017 - 5:23 pm § in Misc.

OPEN CARRYING WHILE BLACK

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December 6th, 2016 - 1:41 pm § in Misc.

Decline of the Black Family

Tariq Collette  December 7, 2013 · FACEBOOK We all need each other…monitor what comes out of your mouth because it becomes your reality…children watch our behavior and listen….be mindful of what you say in their presence ![...]

November 25th, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Was Washington Always Black?

How Did Washington Become ‘The Blackest Name in America?’ | TIME.com According to the U.S. Census, the ‘blackest’ surname in America is Washington. Of all the 163,036 people with the last name Washington on the 2000 census, 90% were black. Read more about Anthony Washington[...]

September 23rd, 2016 - 9:10 am § in Jews, Misc.

Christian Republican Delusions

Christian Delusions of Grandeur With Just a Soupçon of Black Bigotry Toward The Jews* “In that sense my ancestors invented the alphabet. “ Atlanta Black Star During  the 2016 Republican National Convention, Rep. Steve King claimed that Western Civilization (white people) have contribu[...]

July 19th, 2016 - 8:47 am § in Uncategorized

Chicago: Suicide or Lynching?

FREEOWL  A man that looked like he had everything to live for found hanging from a tree in Chicago. The Cook County Medical reported that a man was found hanging from a tree on Lake Shore Drive. It is believe that thousands of motorist, bikers, and joggers had passed by the hanging man during t[...]

July 1st, 2016 - 12:23 pm § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge

A. Chief of Cherokee Band, Tulsa Oklahoma B.  Symbol of the Washington Redskins football team. C. Zema Wlliams, “Chief Redman” in Mel Brooks upcoming remake of “Blazing Saddles” D. Sarah Palin’s companion in her “travel With Sarah Through America” TV Speci[...]