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The History and Future of Haiti: Revolution, Repression, Resistance and Eventual Victory
July 27, 2021
The history and culture of Haiti is marked by extraordinary expressions of revolutionary struggle and victory, suffering and repression, but always righteous and relentless resistance of the people and their radical refusal to be defeated. The Haitian nation was born in revolutionary struggle, achieving what no enslaved people had done before or after. It defeated its enslavers and other armies and political forces that sought to thwart and negate its national liberation, inspired and assisted liberation struggles in Latin America, and became a beacon of African and human liberation, teaching possibility and achievement against all odds. But the enemies of Haiti, the world African community and human freedom never forgave it and has since its birth worked to divide it, reconquer it, and reverse its instructive and enduring achievement. In a word, their efforts were directed towards rendering it irrelevant, except as a site of imperialist exploitation, name-calling and conversational contempt. ... read more »
Framing Our Tasks With Fanon: Reconsidering Critical Questions of Life
July 22, 2021
Without a doubt and with no real reason for reservation, Frantz Omar Fanon stood out for our organization Us and remains as a model and mirror of the revolutionary thought and practice which we committed ourselves to and dared. ... read more »
Spiritual Adultery” “Message To The Nations
July 22, 2021
In a timely manner, I had been writing and thinking on the subject of “spiritual adultery” which is idolatry. The term “idolatry” is more commonly used and easily recognizable biblically than the term “spiritual adultery.” ... read more »
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Wendy’s Window – Don’t Confuse Your Valuables With Your Value
July 22, 2021
Have you ever known anyone who measured their self-worth by the size of their bank account or by their physical appearance? Too many people in this materialistic world we live in do not know the difference between their net worth and their self-worth. ... read more »
Removing Educational Barriers, Especially High Textbook Costs
July 22, 2021
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 4 ... read more »
The President Needs to Pull Out All Stops
July 22, 2021
Last week, Majority Whip Clyburn, Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, made the observation that the “Filibuster” currently being used in the U.S. Senate to block the Voting Rights Bill as well as the George Floyd Bill, is a matter of tradition and not a part of the U.S. Constitution. ... read more »
2021 State of Black America, “The New Normal; Diverse, Equitable & Inclusive” Highlights the Urgency of Repairing Structural Flaws Unmasked by the Coronavirus Epidemic
July 22, 2021
Ending the "Three Pandemics" of racial inequity in health care, economics and public safety requires innovation, deliberation ... read more »
Wendy’s Window July 15, 2021 – Life Choices
July 15, 2021
One of the things that I have realized in my life is that the choices I made yesterday defined who I am today.  I will be the first to admit that some of the choices I have made were not always best for me.  However, many of the choices I made impacted my life positively. ... read more »
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World-Class Sprinter Sha’Carrie Richardson Is The Latest Casualty Of Decades Of Racist Application Of Marijuana Policies
July 15, 2021
“… ‘the rules are the rules.’ Yet, rules aren’t inherently neutral — more likely than not, rules are an extension of a status quo of racism, ... read more »
Ask Dr. Jeanette® Success On “The Way” “Message To The Nations” “Love Your Neighbors”Part 2
July 15, 2021
Certainly this is a vast topic. One might say, “It’s Needless to claim to write on this broad subject.” How can one say, write about love to one and write about hate to another. Who can know or even believe that you’re sincere one way or another? Well, its easy to make a determination that you’re “wishy-washy, not genuine.” ... read more »
Unapologetically Fighting for Black Student Success // No. 3
July 15, 2021
Calling on Alumni to Hold Colleges and Universities Accountable for the Success of Black Students ... read more »
CAN A BLACK MAN EVER BE ELECTED LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF?
July 15, 2021
The question before us is can a Black man ... from Compton and South Los Angeles win an election as Sheriff in Los Angeles County? ... read more »
The Insurrection and the Lost Cause
July 10, 2021
A violent insurrection engulfed the U.S. Capitol just six months ago. One United States Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died and other Capitol police are still healing. Investigators are still going through video and social media documenting the attempt to disrupt congressional affirmation of President Joe Biden’s victory. ... read more »
Juxtaposing Juneteenth and July Fourth: Emancipation, Independence and Democracy Claims
July 8, 2021
Seba Malcolm said it, we saw it and history has proved it. Indeed, he taught that “of all our studies, history is best qualified to reward our research.” Likewise, Dr. W. E. B. DuBois stated that “We can only understand the present by continually referring to and studying the past.” ... read more »
Fighting for Freedom, One Person at a Time
July 8, 2021
Now that the Fourth of July is over and we have all been reminded of what Frederick Douglas said and did, the cookouts are behind us, ... read more »
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