(BlackNews.com)-- Farming is a hard job, but someone has to do it. Right?
In "'We Didn't Get Nothing:' The Plight of Black Farmers", Waymon R. Hinson and Edward Robinson made an interesting revelation: "American agriculture was built upon the backs of Africans who were enslaved upon American soil." Through the progression of slavery, peonage, and land… Continue
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Enslaved, embarrassed, indentured and revenged. The past 10 years has been a doctoral degree thesis journey, in and out of freedom. Enslaved to debt, allowed me to find a plantation to do my work while receiving few crumbs that allow me to sloooowly repay debt. Thus being a indentured servant then after brief stunts as a free person of color was a hard adjustment. Humbled by the persons of color whom was designated and self designated to break me in ala kinta kunte.
I was a threat to… Continue
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September 30, 2010
Raynard Jackson… Continue
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Jeremiah Camara, author of Holy Lockdown: Does the Church Limit Black Progress?, has released his new book;
The New Doubting Thomas: The Bible Black Folks & Blind Belief (Foreword by Dr. Ray Hagins). Be amongst the first to get your copy of this… Continue
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, author of “Things Fall Apart
,” has been selected to receive the 2010 Dorothy and… Continue
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Dr. Carter G. DuBois was exhausted after pouring all of his energy into an hour long lecture on the colonization of Africa. Out of breath and with sweat pouring down his face, he asked his college freshman class if there were any questions. Nonchalantly smackin' bubble gum, scantily dressed, Lakesia Jackson raised her hand and asked, "Yeah, Doc, can you teach us how to "dougie?" This prompted the rest of the class to break into an… Continue
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DEAR BLACK AMERICA 2010 -
Divine intervention is working in your behalf because if I did not read what these hired guns write then they would continue getting away with murder because they are killing you with "written certainties" that leave no room for doubt in your minds,
"Had slavery not occurred, the wealth gap would not exist. Had reparations for slavery been paid, the wealth gap would not exist."
Dr. Boyce Watkins
Forget about that one black America because God… Continue
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Marvin X's Classic
The youth treat it like it's Black Gold!… Continue
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AUTHOR: 'JESUS WORSHIP' HURTS THE BLACK COMMUNITY!
-- Dr. Christopher Bell Jr. explains why and how in his new book entitled "The Black Clergy's Misguided Worship Leadership" --
Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- "'Jesus worship' is equivalent to 'white male worship' and is detrimental to the… Continue
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The median household income for blacks stands at $34,218; for whites, it's $55,530. Less than half of blacks own a home compared to three quarters of white families. Blacks are more than three times a...s likely to live in poverty.
In addition, black-owned businesses represent a paltry 5 percent of privately owned companies, and the study says more are needed to help spur job growth in minority communities.
The Obama administration, the study suggests, has taken… Continue
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“Nigeria is not a nation. It is a mere geographical expression. There are no ‘Nigerians’ Continue
in the same sense as there are ‘English’, ‘Welsh’ or ‘French.’ The word ‘Nigerian’ is merely a distinctive appellation to distinguish those who live within the boundaries of Nigeria and those who do…
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Video Footage from the Javad Jahi Brigade of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement to Haiti for the 2010 Black August International Exchange…
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to Allah, 1968, established Marvin X as one of the key poets of the
Black Arts Movement and the father of Muslim American literature. See
Dr. Mohja Kahf on Muslim American literature.
In the September,
1969, Negro Digest/Black World magazine, Chicago poet Johari Amimi
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