The Contract With Black America (CWBA): Too Much Too Little Too Late

August 2020 was 100 years since Marcus Garvey and the U.N.I.A. held a plebiscite in New York City. 20,000 people attended the signing of the Declaration of Rights of the Negro People of the world on August 13, 1920. Ice Cube got a lot of attention…a lot of publicity…but also a lot of opposition becasuse … More The Contract With Black America (CWBA): Too Much Too Little Too Late

Buy Black Books From Black Bookstores: A Map of Independent Black Owned Bookstores Courtesy of AALBC.Com

In no uncertain terms, these stores deserve our patronage if for no other reason than they provide access to authors otherwise overlooked. … More Buy Black Books From Black Bookstores: A Map of Independent Black Owned Bookstores Courtesy of AALBC.Com

Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Resolution on the Oakland “Ebonics” Issue

“Characterizations of Ebonics as “slang,” “mutant,” ” lazy,” “defective,” “ungrammatical,” or “broken English” are incorrect and demeaning.” “What is important from a linguistic and educational point of view is not whether AAVE is called a “language” or a “dialect” but rather that its systematicity be recognized.” … More Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Resolution on the Oakland “Ebonics” Issue

AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS (By W.E.B. Dubois in the Crisis Magazine)

It seems WEB Dubois was maligned by the New York Times in 1921. The paper claimed he believed Africans abroad could not live in the climate of Africa. He refuted that claim in an article in the Crisis Magazine. The odd thing about it? Dubois uses it as an excuse to attack Marcus Garvey. He … More AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS (By W.E.B. Dubois in the Crisis Magazine)

I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)

To date no one has provided any proof to support the claims of melanin thieves. Furthermore, no one has shown why would it be necessary to kill people for melanin when melanin can be extracted from human hair SUSTAINABLY. In essence a person can cut their hair, sell it for the melanin content and then … More I defy anyone to prove Black people are being killed for Melanin (especially since melanin can be extracted from human hair)

AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they issue the #RBGChallenge and invite everyone to celebrate the #RBG and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” August 13, 2016 marks 96 years since the colors Red, Black and Green … More AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN

Seek Audacious Power by Adam Clayton Powell

“So beware not only of Greeks bearing gifts but colored men seeking loans and Northern white liberals!” advised Adam Clayton Powell in the baccalaureate delivered before the graduating class of Howard University Sunday May 29th 1966 following is the complete text of Representative Powell’s address. … More Seek Audacious Power by Adam Clayton Powell

The 96th Year of Red, Black and Green Begins August 13, 2016

The Mhotep Corporation announced today its plans to make this August 13, 2016 the Reddest, Blackest and Greenest day ever. To this end, they encourage everyone to take the RBG Challenge and “Wear Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen!!!” Wearing Red, Black and Green on August Thirteen sends a message, makes a statement and demonstrates … More The 96th Year of Red, Black and Green Begins August 13, 2016

The Eye of Ra African Sorority and Fraternity Reading List

The Eye of Ra is an African Sorority and Fraternity founded in Washington, D.C. at the University of the District of Columbia. Initiation into the Eye of Ra includes adopting an African name, researching a part of African history then making a presentation on it, participation in a study group  As part of its Rites … More The Eye of Ra African Sorority and Fraternity Reading List