By EZRAH AHARONE | Nate Parker's movie The Birth of a Nation has revived the question: What caused Nat Turner's 1831 uprising?
Turner, first of all, was not a deranged misfit who acted outside of a historical context of previous African freedom fighters. Throughout slavery's duration, resistance was not only constant and fatal, but twofold-- Africans equally resisted both slavery and Americanization.
Contrary to popular "feel good" versions of history, the "fight against slavery" should not be
This July 4th marks 234 years ofUSindependence. And although America’s ongoing “melting potexperiment” is theoretically unbiased to Blacks, Latinos and Muslims, the Southern Poverty Law
Center reports that hate groups, like the well-armed Hutareemilitia, have increased 200 percent
since President Obama’s 2008 election.
Texas, the former rebel republic and current headquarters of the Guardians of the FreeRepublicis now
waging new ethnic and ideological battlefronts,
Next year in April commemorates the 150th anniversary of America’s Civil War. So under the pretext to “encourage tourism” in Virginia, which has over 100 Confederate monuments, GOP Governor Bob McDonnell dusted-off an old proclamation that declares April as “Confederate History Month.” Not only did he revive it, he removed a clause stating “that slavery was one of the causes” of the war.
President Obama called this “an unacceptable omission,” while members of Virginia’s Legisla
During President Obama’s first State of the Union address, there were over 100 applause lines, no shouts of “you lie,” and no reality show contestants (that we know of) breached security on a schmooze mission.
Aside from these successes, the Unionis being politically burglarized and is in immediate need of rescue – Rescue from the collapsing weight of national debt and unregulated greed throughout America’s “Free Market Capitalism,” and rescue from the fast-sinking quicksand o
Sovereign Evolution: Manifest Destiny from "Civil Rights" to "Sovereign Rights"
by Ezrah Aharone
(Reviewed by Dan Tres Omi, The Liberator Magazine)
When the topic of legal sovereignty is brought up, it is usually masked by spookisms
and gobbledygook. When one attends lectures on sovereignty one is bombarded with
quotes from the Bible or the Qu'ran. Sovereignty is sold as this mysterious legal
During his European debut, a reporter in Strasbourg, France asked President Obama if he subscribes to the school of “American Exceptionalism” as did his predecessors. Being the first Black president and known as a uniter, the question weighs heavy in irony since America’s self-grandiosity is tied to military aggression and presidential legacies that are littered with unapologetic ethnic and cultural indifference. Although not a common term, African Americans should form long line
SOVEREIGN EVOLUTONMANIFEST DESTINY
“CIVIL RIGHTS” TO “SOVEREIGN RIGHTS”
Ezrah Aharone • AuthorHouse • 301 Pages • ISBN: 978-1-4389-3858-5
From emancipation to segregation to integration, African Americans exist today by virtue of a continuum of political evolutions, each of which is built upon prior legacies and achievements. In advancing our political