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Now that Dr. Ben Carson has hit the inevitable brick wall we all knew was waiting for him and there seems to be no other political rump-shakers out there but Mr. Trump, along comes a spider of recognition—there is a ...

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In what seemed like a ‘straight to video’ situation, Spike Lee’s most recent film, “Chi-Raq,” came and went in theaters so fast that most never even knew it was out. Compared to “Straight Outta Compton,” which

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Last week, Thursday to be exact, President Barack Obama pulled off another extraordinary event for a supposed lame duck—he had a White-House meeting with a 15-person-strong group of civil rights

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During this 21st century, particularly during this Decade of the African Diaspora, and the 2015-2016

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In the new movie, “Concussion,” Will Smith gives a remarkable performance as Dr. Bennett Omalu, a brilliantly-educated (Sidney Poitier-like) forensic pathologist who reluctantly concludes that football is causing serious head trauma and disease, and he has to speak out about ...

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This week, as Serena Williams begins anew her quest to win the tennis Grand Slam,

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A few weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia used the “Mismatch Theory of Affirmative Action” to question the position of the University of Texas attorney arguing for the use of race as one of several factors in admitting students ...

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In the old world order, there was no need for Pan Africanism,

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By this second decade of the 21st century, it remains an intellectual oddity that although scholars

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Most of us know very little about the Native American history of California or of the United States, save that several California tribes currently own gambling casinos. This column will deal with adding a bit more information to that ledger ...

The politics of the African Diaspora and Agenda 2063

Counting Western Sahara (a.k.a the Sahrawi Arab Republic), the African Union currently has 55 member countries. The African Union has, as its primary mission, the uniting of 54 of those countries (Morocco is not yet a member of the AU) ...

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On Saturday, Oct. 11, a 20-year commemoration and attempted repeat of the 1995 Million Man March occurred in Washington, D.C., on the National Mall where they are building the gigantic National African American History Museum and not far from the ...

The politics of ‘getting it’

In late September during a Sunday afternoon speech at the Edward Kennedy Institute in Boston, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) demonstrated that not all elected White lawmakers are deaf, dumb and blind to what Black folk have been trying to say ...

The politics of copyright infringement redux

Ever wonder what ultimately happened in the “Blurred Lines” copyright infringement lawsuit after the eight-person jury unanimously voted that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke infringed on the Gaye family’s copyright for Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got to Give it Up?” ...

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The Black Lives Matter Movement has most recently been in the news confronting 2016 presidential candidates about their political stances and on whether these candidates can understand what the phrase “Black Lives Matter” even means. The movement has been media-savvy ...