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…

Meghan Markle, royal wedding can’t cover up the crimes of British Empire

Hold on, the would-be subjects of the British crown (if it were not for the successful American revolution) tuned in by the millions to watch a royal wedding? Did Black people, especially Black women “act the fool” over the marriage of a British monarch to a “slightly” Black woman? The “bi-racial” Meghan Markle may be…

No Kanye West: selling out, not slavery was a choice

  “Did I hurt you.” Kanye West asked TMZ producer Van Latham after Latham rightfully repudiated the artist for making spurious, revisionist and misguided remarks about Black people in general and US slavery. The answer is yes!  West’s “selling out” either consciously or unconsciously, hurt Black people, as his misinterpretation of slavery has the potential…