Education, jobs and capitalism

by Gerald Coles American capitalism has a hate-love relationship with the nation’s schools. On the “hate” side is a stream of complaints from business leaders and organizations about the many students, particularly in city schools, who fail achievement tests, are high school dropouts or, if they complete high school, do not have the academic qualifications for […]

“Women’s Waves” of the Past Know Your History—DON’T Repeat It!!

Each of these women were in positions of power—in the U.S. government, other imperialist governments, and other oppressive regimes. They were all responsible for crimes against humanity, from wars of aggression to ethnic cleansing to attacks on women’s right to abortion and other horrors.   Hillary Clinton, First Lady (1993-2000), U.S. Senator (2001-2009), Secretary of […]

Angela Davis at Occidental College (1984)

Angela Davis, faculty member at San Francisco College, and sponsored by the Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, speaks at Occidental College during Black History Month about her experiences with African American struggles during the 1960s and on to the present and the benefits of civil rights actions for all minorities. Her personal history includes […]

PEOPLE’S EYE PHOTOGRAPHY IS GROWING

  A GO-FUND ME   (gf.me/u/p2x7yj) page has been established for her to start making her huge business dream come true, by providing her $5000.00 in basic seed money between May-September, 2017; for the following needs: (1) Marketing and advertising (2) Web site development and upgrades (3) Quality digital computer and camera equipment, and equipment upgrades (4) Software that […]

Black Leaders Must Pass White-Approved Purity Tests That White Leaders Don’t. Ask Angela Davis

by Issac J. Bailey Angela Davis speaks at The 2013 Peace Ball: Voices of Hope And Resistance at Arena Stage on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images If you haven’t heard, black civil rights icon Angela Davis should not be honored by civil rights organizations because she’s too impure. Here’s […]

Smash Pages Q&A: David F. Walker on ‘The Life of Frederick Douglass’

This a must read if you have ever read the”Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass one of amerika’s greatest abolitionist.  “The Life of Frederick Douglass” a graphic narrative that should be at the top of reading list for 2019. This graphic novel is written by family so show some love and pick up a copy […]

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s Sister] Interview Part 2

 

John Henrik Clarke – Poet

John Henrik Clarke (born John Henry Clarke, January 1, 1915 – July 16, 1998), was an American historian, professor, and a pioneer in the creation of Pan-African and Africana studies, and professional institutions in academia starting in the late 1960s. Source: https://www.wikiwand.com/en/John_Henr…

#WeTour: Sudan’s forgotten Nubian pyramids [Pictures]

Although pyramids have become synonymous with Egypt, it is Sudan that has the most numerous pyramids in the world, 220 existing pyramids to be exact. Though much smaller, the Nubian Meroe pyramids are just as impressive as the more famous Egyptian ones. Sudan’s secluded Nubian pyramids in ancient Meroe, the capital of the Kingdom of […]

The forgotten groundnut pyramids of Nigeria, the one-time pride of the West Afrikan nation

The Groundnut Pyramids of Nigeria. Pic credit: AgroNigeria You can call them Nigerians’ first love. Built in northern cities such as Kano, Malam Madori and Bebeji from the 1910s, they were pyramid-like structures made from groundnut sacks that towered up towards the sky, offering splendour similar to the Egyptian pyramids. In the 1960s and 70s, […]