Thursday, October 23, 2014
Beyond Polls and Pathological Discourse: Transforming Ourselves and the World
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 22 November 2007
The recent release of a poll by the Pew Research Center on Black people’s attitudes has the dubious distinction of being about a community it suggests no longer exists or at least it makes no sense ... read more >>
Rereading and Retrieving Douglass:Leadership Born of Earnest Struggle
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 15 November 2007
There is no more noble or needed leadership than that which is “born of earnest struggle”, that which comes into being on the battlefield for freedom, justice and good in the world, and which ... read more >>
Cultivating Quality Leadership: Reaffirming and Transmitting the Tradition
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 08 November 2007
In the context of our time, the urgent and ongoing need for quality leadership in our community, as well as in society and the world, cannot be seriously contested or safely denied. The severity and ... read more >>
Relearning Lessons of Fire and Flood:Prophecies of Things to Come
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 01 November 2007
When James Baldwin chose the title of his book, The Fire Next Time, from a prophecy in one of our sacred songs that says “God gave Noah the rainbow sign, no more water the fire next time,” ... read more >>
Being About the Good: Life Lessons of Muhammad Nasserdeen
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 25 October 2007
His name was Muslim; his faith was Christian; and the way he walked in the world was upliftingly African, doing honor to his family, justice to his faith and enduring good for his people and the world. ... read more >>
Not Just in Jena: Resurgent Racism Everywhere
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 18 October 2007
It is a shocking surprise to some, a painful revisiting of a racial nightmare to others, and still to others the sudden horror of a racist Halloween show turned real; one for which they have neither ... read more >>

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