Jim Crow 5.0

Black Power Fist in Bamberg. Paul Sableman,(CC BY 2.0)

Pride is NOT Power

I was reading an editorial by Xolela Mangcu, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town, in which he asked point blank if African Americans should forgive Dylann Roof, the terrorist sociopath who less than a week ago walked into a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC, prayed along side those in attendance, then - … [Read More...]

Culture & History

Politics & Current Events

The 13 founding members of the CBC. (Standing L-R: Parren Mitchell (MD), Charles B. Rangel (NY), Bill Clay, Sr. (MO), Ron Dellums (CA), George Collins (IL), Louis Stokes (OH), Ralph Metcalfe (IL), John Conyers (MI), and Walter Fauntroy (DC). (Seated L-R) Robert Nix, Sr. (PA), Charles Diggs (MI), Shirley Chisholm (NY), and Gus Hawkins (CA). Public Domain

Skinfolk vs. Kinfolk

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), an organization that purports to give African Americans solid, legitimate political representation on Capitol Hill by … [Read More...]