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Top Ten Idiots
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 12 March 2009
One would think that with all of the hype Americans pass around on the status, intelligence and alleged enlightenment of the American people, that there would be fewer blithering idiots running around ... read more >>
Preserving the American Dream
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 12 March 2009
The economic news gets ever more frightening. Manufacturing employment is now less than it has been since 1946. Unemployment is over 8% and rising rapidly. And the downturn has gone global, with much ... read more >>
The G- FILES
Written by Malik Spellman 12 March 2009
I promised in my last article that I would share my space in the world famous Los Angeles Sentinel and give the opportunity to give real G's from behind the wall a chance to not be buried away ... read more >>
A Black Union: Moving From Conversation to Unity
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 12 March 2009
The Tavis Smiley Show returned to Los Angeles recently, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the State of the Black Union. Thousands converged on the Convention Center to hear stimulating conversation ... read more >>
"Chinafrica": Slave Masters With Slanted Eyes?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 12 March 2009
Africa, China, & neo-colonialism (Part 1 of 3) “China has re-shackled Africa,” the man’s baritone voice, accented with a native African language, rang from the podium. “The ... read more >>
The Assassination Cartoon
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 05 March 2009
I'm all for freedom of speech, but there are limits. Along with freedom comes responsibility, and the New York Post demonstrated the complete absence of responsibility with the publication of their ... read more >>
Optimism Anyone?
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Hello World, this article is for those of us who woke up this morning with the weight of misery upon our backs. Like me, many of you are experiencing the wrath of our economies downfall. I truly wish ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Need for Civil Rights Activism and Leadership
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 05 March 2009
The resignation of the Mayor of Los Alamitos, California was appropriate given the country's current climate and abundance of racial hatred that is permeating in the wake of the election of the ... read more >>
Good Hood Cop
Written by Malik Spellman 05 March 2009
Well people we as a community have lost a great man, good brother and a Black urban professional from the hood by the name of Kenneth Garner. For many years I have seen this man in restaurants and ... read more >>
Hearing Thunder with Harriet Tubman
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 March 2009
To talk of Harriet Tubman is to speak of one of those special persons who serve as sacred sources and cultural anchors of our expansive self-understanding and whose lives are the precious and heavy ... read more >>
The Sacrifice And Chosen Status Of Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright: Part 2
Written by Mshujaa Komoyo 05 March 2009
A New Perspective On His Role In The 2008 Presidential Election  (Part II)  I recently had a chance to hear a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright at Bethel AME Church in Los Angeles. ... read more >>
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Right now, some people are feeling that the end is near. The economy is the worst that it has been in decades and many people are losing everything. Some people are losing homes, jobs, cars and at ... read more >>
Expansion or Contraction
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 05 March 2009
We are facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and Republicans have chosen political posturing over cooperation. Republicans gave Obama's recovery plan exactly zero votes in ... read more >>
Global Gloom to World Doom?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 05 March 2009
  This piece could have easily been entitled, "One Pastor's Precise Prediction." Why? Because Pastor Charles Taze Russell, the second president of the Zion's Watch Tower Tract ... read more >>
The Station I Hate to Love: KFI 640AM
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 05 March 2009
I hate Los Angeles talk show radio station KFI 640 AM. Really I do. I once wrote an article about how their morning show host Bill Handel, who I think is as a racist as they come, "could kiss ... read more >>
Wal-Mart Continues to Exploit Workers Worldwide
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Wal-Mart periodically announces policy changes that turn out to be nothing more than camouflage to deflect criticism of its discriminatory employment practices. But its transgressions don't often ... read more >>
The Republican Leadership-They Just Don't Get It
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 26 February 2009
It is completely unconscionable how far the Republican leadership has strayed from anything resembling responsible governance. While they thrive on their claim of patriotism, their petulant obstructionism ... read more >>
State of Foster Care
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 26 February 2009
Hello World, hope all is well with you and yours. This past 17th of February I was fortunate to participate as a panelist during an open discussion regarding children who age out of foster care. The ... read more >>
I Need Help!
Written by Malik Spellman 26 February 2009
Dear beloved homies behind the wall I really need your help with stopping the killing of our youth out here in these streets. I would like to use all the juice that I have to help stop the killing ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: There's Nothing Funny in the New York Post
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 26 February 2009
Last week the New York Post published a cartoon that was troubling at best, given the racist attacks throughout history that have made African-Americans synonymous with monkeys. Upon seeing it, one ... read more >>
The Sacrifice And Chosen Status Of Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright
Written by Mshujaa Komoyo 26 February 2009
(Part I) I recently had a chance to hear a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright at Bethel AME Church in Los Angeles. His selection was titled "Looks Can Be Deceiving", and just as ... read more >>
Yes On Los Angeles City Measure B
Written by Rev. Eric Lee & Forescee Hogan-Rowles 26 February 2009
On Tuesday, March 3, South LA Voters finally have an opportunity to vote on a measure which will create jobs, develop clean energy and improve the air we breathe. We strongly urge support for Measure ... read more >>
Revisiting the Radical Evil Racism
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 26 February 2009
If we want to critically understand American or any society, we cannot simply accept or mindlessly mouth its self-congratulatory narratives-neither those masquerading as curriculums in colleges and ... read more >>
Abolishing Black History Month - An Incomplete Argument
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 26 February 2009
We are now at the end of another Black History Month. We have some Black History in the making, especially with the new Black President. However, some of us are also in the middle of silly arguments ... read more >>
Murdoch’s Monkey Business
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 26 February 2009
Last week the New York Post, owned by multi-billionaire Australian-born Rupert Murdoch, carried a highly inflammable cartoon that shows two White cops just after they shot and killed a chimpanzee that ... read more >>

 

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