Sunday, May 24, 2015
Michael Jackson & Jehovah's Witnesses
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 23 July 2009
Curious fans of Michael Jackson want to know what faith he embraced during the years just prior to his death. They're intrigued with what sparked the Gloved One's spiritual fire in the waning moments of ... read more >>
The Most Famous Rap Song Ever--in the Bible?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 16 July 2009
Okay, what's the most famous rap song of all time? Would it be one performed by Christopher Wallace, aka "Notorious B.I.G." aka "Biggie Smalls"? What about rap songs by Tupac Shakur? Hello, was that Curtis ... read more >>
Abandoning Black Babies
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 09 July 2009
Mothers of all races abandon their babies. And if social trends from incarceration to medical care are any indication insofar as African Americans are concerned, of the ones abandoned by their mothers, ... read more >>
Where is Michael Jackson Now?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 July 2009
After all the allegations of prescription drug abuse; of child molestation and parental payoffs; of rumors of failing health; of rumors of a deteriorating face; of rumors of bleached skin; of financial ... read more >>
Every Black Man’s a Criminal
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 25 June 2009
When the Devil accused Job of serving God for selfish reasons he effectively accused everyone-not just Job-of having ulterior motives for praising the Lord. 'If allowed to experience hard times,' Satan ... read more >>
First Lady or First ‘Gorilla’?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 18 June 2009
Rusty DePass, a prominent long-time South Carolina Republican, has shown his true colors. He recently posted the following comment about an escaped gorilla in Columbia: “I'm sure it's just one of ... read more >>
“Christian” Medicine and the Cast & Crew at King-Drew
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 11 June 2009
Can ancient prescription trump modern medicine? The faculty and staff at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science would do well to adopt the prohibition on blood transference from one of God’s ... read more >>
King-Drew & African Medicine
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 04 June 2009
(Part 1 of 2) Ancient Egyptian medicine could have had a positive impact on the service record at Martin Luther King, Jr./Charles Drew Medical Center. Medical protocols penned by the African Moses thousands ... read more >>
Adam the African?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 28 May 2009
The debate over the location of the original Garden of Eden rages on with no apparent end in sight. Encouragingly, what were once thought to be divergent paths hewn out by the Bible and Science in connection ... read more >>
Avoiding the Fate of Inmate Hate
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 21 May 2009
(Part 3 of 3)            There are steps you can take to avoid being on the receiving end of inmate hate. No, I don’t stand to gain personally by your doing so. ... read more >>
Societal Sin: Prisoner Revenge
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 14 May 2009
(Part 2 of 3)The title of this piece provokes several questions: What sin—a word with obvious theological implications—has society committed? Why would prisoners seek revenge for societal ... read more >>
Prison Notoriety: Terror of Society
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 07 May 2009
(Part 1 of 3)Your first thought may be that you’ve done nothing to cause any ex-con to hate you. Well, ironically, that’s exactly why they hate you: you’ve done nothing. You may be ... read more >>
The Bible & Black Female Sexuality
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 30 April 2009
The mystery, sexuality, and sensuousness of Black women have captivated the imagination of the world from time immemorial. For a certainty, long before European women donned corsets to mimic the hourglass ... read more >>
African Pirates vs. European Pimps?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 23 April 2009
In 1991 the government of Somalia collapsed. Since then its nine million people have been wavering on the brink of starvation. Like vultures circling a potential carcass, the World--particularly the Western ... read more >>
Why Blacks Suffer
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 16 April 2009
Hinduism calls it karma. Christianity proclaims: "You reap what you sow." (Gal 6:7) Secularism touts the familiar expression, "what goes around comes around." Comeuppance: "A punishment or retribution ... read more >>
Christians Double-Cross Christ
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 09 April 2009
The lynching of the Lord?The cover title of the April 13, 2009, issue of Newsweek reads: “The Decline and Fall of Christian America.” One reason for this is that “Christians” have ... read more >>
“Chinafrica”: Enter the Dragon
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 26 March 2009
According to a CNN report, “Five Chinese vessels shadowed the Impeccable, with two of them closing to within 25 feet while their crews waved Chinese flags and stripped down to their underwear ... read more >>
"Chinafrica": Quietly Conquering a Continent
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 19 March 2009
Critics say China’s staggering financial assistance to African countries is proving to be much more powerful and far-reaching than the Arab sword or the European gun, and by establishing official ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Remember When Presidents Were White Men?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 19 February 2009
For the first time in the history of the United States of America President's Day, celebrated this past Monday, February 16, 2009, was celebrated with a Black man in the White House. And, as you ... read more >>
The Legacy of Lumumba
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 05 February 2009
Almost a decade ago, in February of the year of the Space Odyssey, 2001, I wrote a review for the movie Lumumba after being asked to do so. Patrice Lumumba was the first post-colonial Prime Minister ... read more >>
Wasted Minds 'Left Behind'
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 January 2009
Throughout history highly educated people have done some very bad things. For instance, in two time periods of the past century-the early 1900s and during World War II-highly educated colonial German doctors ... read more >>
Who're They Fooling With This Schooling?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 22 January 2009
On September 17, 1954, I was born in a house on West 37th Street in a quiet, predominantly White neighborhood near downtown Los Angeles, and am a product of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). ... read more >>

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