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…

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…

US Congress resolves: Ilhan Omar is Black….

Considering the silence coming from the US Congress in the wake of the New Zealand terror attack it  is a strange irony that only a week ago it came up with a resolution to denounce bigotry and used a Black woman, Representative Ilhan Omar as a prop to motivate their action. In actuality the resolution…

Roseanne Barr ape slur far from harmless, it has a profoundly racist history

The racist Roseanne Barr tweet implying that Valerie Jarrett is an ape revisits the hard to die trope of Africans as apes. But underneath the slur is something profoundly diabolical, it not only suggests that Blacks are inherently inferior to Whites, but also implies that since they are animals, unlike regular human beings,they have no…

Yale University is handing out free lessons in bigotry

For about the umpteenth time in the last few months a white person has called the ‘authorities” on someone who is Black. In some of the cases, when the police were called because the person either serving them or observing them called the police clearly because they either were consciously racist or subconsciously acting racist…

Black Panther: a movie!

Black Panther is a movie about a comic book hero, entertaining, well -acted, action filled and awe inspiring. But like any other Disney or Hollywood production, in a nation built on the myth of White Supremacy and the reality of class division, it is also a propaganda vehicle, thus we have to guard ourselves against…