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Black Nationalism

Defending the Dream in Ferguson: Vest or Vote

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

This past weekend, hundreds took to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in continued protests, forums, and demonstrations seeking justice for Mike Brown and other victims as part of the highly organized Ferguson October weekend of civil disobedience.

Let the Fire Burn

Gaye Theresa Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Gaye Theresa Johnson

Let the Fire Burn, the new documentary from director John Osder, recounts seven years of persecution by Philadelphia police of the MOVE organization, and the city-sanctioned bombing of their home and headquarters in 1985.

The Politics of Redemption and Black Leadership Revisited

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.27.2013 | Black Voices
Pascal Robert

The politics of redemption is premised on the need for blacks to constantly seek the validation and approval of whites. Besides being terribly humiliating as a construct, the politics of redemption is a bankrupt world view, and an even more repellent political strategy.

Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

We need to closely examine the recent revelation that for a period in his life Malcolm X engaged in same-sex relationships.

'Whites are People Too': Why Some White People are Stating the Obvious

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Hadassah's is one of many such e-mails I have received over the years from whites who confess to having been raised in liberal democratic- homes, but who are now flirting with white nationalism.

Mediocre Grade for the Southern Poverty Law Center's Latest Report

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Instead of providing readers with a systematic analysis and hard data supporting its warning about a growing threat, the SPLC's report was chocked full of vague generalities and unnamed sources.

Glenn Beck: Van Jones Is a Radical Commie Intent On, Um, Creating Private Sector Jobs

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

The shadowy Apollo Alliance want the government to provide incentives to businesses to invest in green technologies. This kind of Stalinistic, top-down central planning leads only to disasters like the internet, the polio vaccine, and velcro.

How I didn't end up being a criminal

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

The imagery on the cover of the New Yorker represents the quality of conversation on race and religion in this country: mixed messages, nothing decoded.