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Make it Plain – Black Business

Video: Tim Wise, the Pathology of White Privilege

M.D. Turner So, just found out about this guy and spent several hours watching all the videos of him I could find.  I like this guy because he’s not professing to be a “good” white person trying to “help” Black people.  What “good” white people need to do is get their own people in line. […]

Top 5 Dead or Alive

Top 5 Dead or Alive

Ever since Pac and Big died, we’ve heard emcees constantly attempt to include themselves on the “Top 5 Dead or Alive” rapper list. Hip Hop fans have compared their personal Top 5 lists with those of their peers, debating about the merits and flaws on each others’ bill. While it’s definitely been fun to participate in the Great Hip Hop debate, I’ve found it more exciting to broaden the “Top 5 Dead or Alive” discussion to encompass history’s most revolutionary figures.

Why The N-Word, Saggy Pants, and Ignorant Rappers Won't Die

Why The N-Word, Saggy Pants, and Ignorant Rappers Won’t Die

If you’re a member of the Hip Hop Generation, three relentless fires have burned in your debate circle for the past two decades: the n-word, saggy pants, and ignorant ass rappers. For sure, you’ve been unable to escape the controversies surrounding these topics…

Between Martin, Malcolm, and Modern

Between Martin, Malcolm, and Modern

Oftentimes I find myself pondering who I would have faithfully followed during the turbulent Civil Rights Era. Would I have been a loyal supporter of Dr. King’s nonviolent resistance? Or would I have sided with brother Malcolm X in his militant approach to Black Nationalism?

Revolutionary Daily Thoughts (2/28 – 3/6)

“When the oppressed, for whatever reason, begin to feel too weak to fight their real enemy, the oppressor himself, they turn upon themselves, squabbling over this or that theory while leaving the oppressor free to do anything he chooses.” -Nathan Hare “If one examines the earliest history of a race, one can draw insightful parallels […]

Revolutionary Daily Thoughts (2/21 thru 2/27)

From the Revolutionary Daily Thoughts posted every day on our facebook page: RDT: “Who’ll pay reparations on my soul.” -Gil Scott Heron RDT: “Don’t integrate…infiltrate. Similar means, different end.” -Malcolm D. Turner RDT: “Critical consciousness is not “banned,” it is simply smothered behind an ever-growing avalanche of shit. What that means is that, if the […]

Our Perspective in Haiti

Our Perspective in Haiti

Fam, if you’re fine with Anderson Cooper or someone else from CNN being the only voice you hear with news from Haiti, that’s fine, but if you’re interested in an African-centered perspective and you want to hear from real Haitians and let them tell their own story (unfiltered by mainstream media) then help us send […]

Thieving French & Haitian Reparations

Thieving French & Haitian Reparations

by Tre B. I’ve been meaning to get around to learning about the history of Haiti for a good minute since it was the first independent African/Black republic in the Western hemisphere.  I also want to predict what will happen to Haiti, from an international relations standpoint, due to the recent earthquake.  The best way […]

Haiti and Apocalyptic Politics

Haiti and Apocalyptic Politics

Watching the current rally calls and pledges of aid to Haiti as a result of this unfathomable natural disaster, I can’t help but to feel proud that citizens across the world feel compassion for our wounded brothers and sisters. This makes me smile, only not too bright.

African Centered Education

African Centered Education

by Jacob H. Carruthers The African centered curriculum has emerged as the leading thrust in the movement to reform education in the United States. The western civilization cultural monopoly of modern education is undergoing revision and moving toward more balanced multicultural content in the wake of the momentum caused by the African centered education project […]

Knowledge Drop

Dr. Asa Hilliard (RIU) drops knowledge bombs all over this one. There are 5 other interesting videos in this series that you may want to watch, but this is by far the most powerful.

Knowledge Drop: The most powerful force in finance

Knowledge Drop: The most powerful force in finance

Most people don’t know what compound interest is, and even fewer know about the Rule of 72.  This is why saving your money is critical to your financial future and why, as compulsive/conspicuous consumers, Black people in America have made no significant economic progress relative to other ethnic groups since Reconstruction.  Compound interest is your […]

Daily Knowledge Drop: Were Ancient Egyptians Black?

Daily Knowledge Drop: Were Ancient Egyptians Black?

Daily Knowledge Drop brought to you by: http://www.dangerousnegro.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=DPKMSS The controversy regarding the race of the residents of ancient Kemet (Egypt) aka the “pyramid builders” still exists, but only in the minds of those who are uninformed or whose racial prejudices prevent them from accepting the truth.  Another failing of our educational systems.  Racism has played, […]

Finding Progression in Assimilation Nation

Finding Progression in Assimilation Nation

by Demetrius D. Walker Growing up in the United States, it is impossible to escape the implicit and explicit tenets of White Supremacy that embed themselves in the subconscious of every American. While the engine of this domineering machine is not as robust as it was in its heyday of slavery, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow, […]

Atty. Louis Clayton Jones - The State of the Race

Atty. Louis Clayton Jones – The State of the Race