A just rage

by  Henry Makori Black people are quickly labeled racist any time we raise our voice against white supremacy. It is racism fighting back. It is meant to silence us. We should not openly express what we feel and know. As Black people we should not own our experiences and history. No. We are instead supposed […]

He’z My Death, Too

  For Blacks in the United States, it was arguably the most influential murder of the first decade of the modern civil rights movement. “The lynching of Emmett Till was caused by the nature and history of America itself and by a social system that has changed over the decades, but not as much as […]

Nashville Copz Still Use Training Book That Warnz About Minoritiez and Children Who Go to Daycare

It’s not just a few bad apples; racism is baked into the DNA of the police department. By Brad Reed / Raw Story Photo Credit: arindambanerjee / Shutterstock.com Police in Nashville are still using a three-decades-old training book that warns prospective officers about the dangers of minority communities and even of children who spend too […]

New Zealand’z Afrikan minoritiez: Police target uz, call uz ‘n*****z’

Researcher’s survey of migrants finds racist overtones but police say they take cultural concerns seriously. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11599618 New Zealand’s African minorities – many welcomed here as refugees – claim the police are targeting them unfairly and sometimes in a racist manner. Young Africans have told AUT researcher Dr Camille Nakhid that police have stopped them on […]

The Brownsville Incident: How 167 Black Infantrymen Were Dishonorably Discharged With No Evidence & No Trial

(1906) occurred in Brownsville, a town in south Texas, where, on August 13, 1906, a race-related fracas occurred that resulted in the wounding of one white civilian and the death of another. White townspeople blamed the African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry recently stationed at nearby Fort Brown. President Theodore Roosevelt discharged without honor the […]

DR. SEUSS WAZ RACIST, THESE WOKE KIDZ PROTESTED ‘DR. SEUSS WEEK’ AT THEIR SCHOOL

Last week, 11-year-old Rockett and 10-year-old Zoe stood up to their school’s week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss aka Theodor Geisel (an extension of the National Read Across America Day), according to Angry Asian Man. The students made flyers (below) to pass out at school to call out the fact that Geisel has a racist past […]

43 Yearz & Still In

by Herman Bell 43 YEARS AND STILL IN I’ve lived in this cell longer than I’ve lived on the streets.  Its metal locker where I keep my food from the mice, the toilet and face bowl, the bed, the floor, the cell bars and metal clothes rack all have come to know some part of […]

James Baldwin Debatez William F. Buckley (1965)

Historic debate between James Baldwin v. William F. Buckley Jr. at Cambridge University on the question: “Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?”

FIVE REASONZ WHY NINA SIMONE IZ A TIMELEZZ QUEEN

by By T. McLendon Nina Simone would have been 84 years old today and in thinking about her contributions to Black thought, music, style, and activism, we can’t think of a single reason why she shouldn’t be celebrated. Take a look at these five reasons why Nina Simone was and is a timeless queen. Musical Excellence: […]

On the 52nd Anniversary of Hiz Murder, Watch Malcolm X Prophesize Today’z Police State

by Matt Agorist “They think they are living in a police state, and they become hostile toward the policemen. They think that the policeman is there to be against them rather than to protect them. And these thoughts, these frustrations, these apparitions, automatically are sufficient to make these Negroes begin to form means and ways to […]