Before someone can devalue another’s humanity they first must have contempt for their own.
Category: African American
John Henrik Clarke’s History is a Clock
The quote below is from the documentary A Great And Mighty Walk on the life of legendary scholar and teacher Dr. John Henrik Clarke. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is also a compass that people use to find themselves on the map of…… Continue reading John Henrik Clarke’s History is a Clock
What’s wrong with this picture?
Ad from Black Enterprise Jan 1983 The advertisement above from Black Enterprise Jan 1983 was published by the Black Owned Communications Alliance. It shows a little boy seeing a hero that has a different look from himself. How can a child see the world as it really is when the world it sees does not…… Continue reading What’s wrong with this picture?
Dr. Welsing Tells Us About The Deep Knowledge of Melanin
Melanin is essential for having deep knowledge of the symbol because melanin is capable of absorbing a broad spectrum of energy frequencies or data.
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…… Continue reading 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.
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.”
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…… Continue reading 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…… Continue reading 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…… Continue reading AUGUST 13, 2016 MARKS 96 YEARS OF RED, BLACK AND GREEN