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…

What debate? The Democratic Party is the pacifier of the people

The Democratic party is a pacifier. It contains no milk, no milk by products and nothing of material substance. Like a pacifier it holds the promise of sustenance. Despite our hopes and desires and functions that we project onto the pacifier, it remains what it is, a pacifier which cannot change its make- up. 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…

Malcolm X: Revolutionary, human being, African, Black man

  On this day in 1925 an extraordinary human being and revolutionary came into the world, we know him as Malcolm X. Some choose to remember him by reminding us of his powerful sayings but the best way to honor him is to emulate him. Malcolm X never hesitated to defend those who were oppressed…

The “Afrophobic” Tiger Woods: The self-hatred that hate produced

  Tiger Woods accepted the US Presidential Medal of Freedom from  his friend and business partner Donald Trump yesterday and was as the NY Times described him his “normally sedate” “Caublasian” self. But some were hoping that Woods would not accept or say something about the need to end racism or something on behalf of those…