Minneapolis burned but it should not come as a surprise

Minneapolis burned last night  and anyone with eyes could see it coming. Last night the nation got a foretaste of what is to come. A beaten down people will not stay beaten down forever, you can hold them down but they won’t be held down forever. For those who choose to sit in judgement the…

“You ain’t Black:” Joe Biden punks Black America

Joe Biden made no mistake when he told Charlamagne Tha God, “if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t Black.” He in other words called Black Americans punks and disrespected them to their face, because he knows Black folks may not have enough self-respect, imagination, dignity, or…

Mothers Day 2020:A not so Happy Mothers Day

  Happy Mother’s Day seems oxymoronic this May 10 because there are a lot tears mixed with the joy of celebrating mothers. It’s as if we are living in a war zone, due to the coronavirus pandemic and indirectly to the butt dragging by this system and the callousness, and caviler attitude of the bosses…

Denis Goldberg: Anti Aparthied soldier was a stalwart to the end

A real revolutionary passed two days ago. Denis Goldberg was a Jewish South African viewed as White by the oppressive Apartheid government, he was a member of the (ANC) African National Congress. He proved that there are some friends that stick closer than a brother as his commitment to his Black brothers and sisters waging…

ESPN projection of NFL draftees amounted to racist propaganda

“Mom Camilia fought drug addiction.” was listed on a chart outlining the background of Tee Higgins, and projected on to the screens of the record setting audience that viewing the 2020 NFL draft. Social media took issue with ESPN’s insistence on getting in folks’ business, while the mainstream press kept mainly silent. This occurred because…

The NFL draft: pimps players and the plantation

  So what do Tee Higgins mother’s struggles have to do with his entrance into the National Football League?  After all, his mother’s struggles are not a stat for the world to peruse they are her business. But upon close examination her business is a part of the NFL’s business as they seek to promote…

Quacks, hacks, the whacked and the importance of sacrifice

The right wing  including religious fanatics, pro gun fanatics, hard core racists, libertarians and hard core Trump supporters who protested state lock downs around the country last week are on to something.  They understand that the capitalist gods require blood sacrifice.  They are misguided of course, but they are right about one thing; change requires…

US/corporate response to COVID-19 crisis a crime against humanity

Last week it was revealed that an election judge, Revall Burke of Chicago died from COVID-19 April first, only weeks after he had been worked the Illinois primary. He like many of the other victims of this novel coronavirus did not have to die! But his death and the deaths of tens of thousands and…

The great betrayal: Capitalism as Judas

If you work for a living and are on the front lines having to show up for work during this coronavirus crisis you don’t have to be religious to identify with Jesus, who went to the cross not because God deemed it so, but because he was sold out by Judas: for money! Like Jesus,…

Independence Day again and yet again we are not free

      Independence means to break free. The colonial settlers in the US led by its educated and moneyed class issued a declaration saying in essence they have had enough.  Consequently they took extreme measures.  They made a revolution and they did not stutter! Alternately the people who oppose the injustice that has become…

Border crisis: Are those on the other side human beings?

The human rights violation, the immorality occurring at the US southern border is not an aberration, but simply an extension and reflection of European policy toward the colored peoples of the world in general and US settler colony in specific.  The difference currently however is the blatant violation of the rules of decency and the…

Reparations: 40 Acres and an Obama? (Part I)

US Senator Mitch McConnell of South Carolina’s statement suggesting that the election of former president Barack Obama was a reparation for the damage done to Africans living in America, provides insight into the US mindset on the subject. Unfortunately, Black people did not get full when the Obama’s ate! McConnell said earlier this week, that…