Black Power Is Neither Black Supremacy Nor Reverse Racism

Extracted from Black Power: Politics of Liberation in America by Charles V. Hamilton and Kwame Ture page 48. Black Power recognizes — it must recognize — the ethnic basis of American politics as well as the power-oriented nature of American politics. Black Power therefore calls for black people to consolidate behind their own, so that … More Black Power Is Neither Black Supremacy Nor Reverse Racism

Melanin Retarded: The Politically Incorrect Way To Say Melanin Challenged

We see things as they are. Simply put, there is not now, nor has there ever been a single, quantifiable, empirical phenomenon upon which to base the idea people are white. Furthermore, there is no material substance from which to derive so-called white people. White has no chemical formula, it has no molecular structure and … More Melanin Retarded: The Politically Incorrect Way To Say Melanin Challenged

Melanin Rising

The rising tide of melanin against the melanin challenged inferiority complex is causing a shift in human consciousness. We know this because of a few well placed facts. Lothrop Stoddard, Harvard University graduate,historian, journalist, eugenicist, Klansman, and political theorist is most notable for a book he wrote entitled “The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-supremacy.” … More Melanin Rising

Mr. Muhammad Speaks

In the process of researching the history of “Black Supremacy” (more appropriately termed fear of Black Supremacy) we learned that one of the major triggers for the enormous increase in articles referring to Black Supremacy in the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s had been the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. Interestingly enough, The Honorable Elijah … More Mr. Muhammad Speaks

The Race Problem by FREDERICK DOUGLASS.

The Race Problem. GREAT SPEECH OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, DELIVERED BEFORE THE BETHEL LITERARY AND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, IN THE METROPOLITAN A. M. E. CHURCH, Washington, D.C. OCTOBER 21, 1890. Originally sourced from The Daniel A. P. Murray Pamphlet Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress

A History of Black Supremacy: Part 2

Over time the concept of “Black Supremacy” changed. The most substantial transformation of “Black Supremacy” came during the 1950s. Oddly, it was used to incite opposition to the Mau Mau in Kenya and promote opposition to the drive for independence in other parts of Africa. Proquest shows 829 results in a search for Black Supremacy. 582 or 70 percent … More A History of Black Supremacy: Part 2

A History of Black Supremacy: Part 1

Once we completed our post on a history of White Supremacy, it seemed almost natural that a history of Black Supremacy follow. Although titled “A History of Black Supremacy,” clearly what is commonly referred to as “Black Supremacy” represents a fear of “Black Greatness” beyond the perception of melanin challenged people who call themselves “white.” Believe it or not, the phrases … More A History of Black Supremacy: Part 1

On Negro Ascendancy in the West Indies by Cora Montgomery

Transcribed from The daily crescent. ([New Orleans, La.]), 20 Aug. 1850. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. This letter seems to be the first use in print of the phrase “white supremacy” in the Western Hemisphere. Cora Montgomery is the pseudonym of a woman named Jane McManus Storm Cazneau. Cazneau is credited with being the originator … More On Negro Ascendancy in the West Indies by Cora Montgomery

Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries on this date 105 years ago

On this date 105 years ago the first ever Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson defeated ‘The Great White Hope,’ Jim Jeffries in the fight of the century. Motion pictures of the fight were suppressed in an act of censorship of the idea of Black Supremacy.