politics (28)

Georgia
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Black History, R. I. P.?

by Dr. Pamela D. ReedNow that Barack Obama is President of the United States, why don't we just pretend that America wasn't built on slaveholding?If the spate of recent "post-racial" articles suggesting that we need no longer commemorate the African American struggle for freedom and equality in this country is any indication, this seems to be where we're heading.This is a classic case of the phenomenon called selective history/memory, or as some have termed it, historical amnesia.We've been bomb
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Mumia & the D.A. candidates

By MILTON McGRIFFEACH of the candidates for Philadelphia district attorney recently told Daily Newscolumnist Michael Smerconish that, if elected, they'd pursue the death penalty for Mumia Abu-Jamal in the event of a new sentencing hearing or new trial.One, Seth Williams, noted that he'd attended hearings and studied court documents and trial notes before making his decision.Three police reports and a page one Daily News story (Jan. 9, 1982) on preliminary- hearing testimony aren't in the origina
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To The Reparations Movement:

The 2009 National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America (N'COBRA) Conference will be in Dallas, Texas, June 18-21, 2009, at the Mt. Tabor Family Life Center, 3700 Simpson Stuart Road, Dallas, Texas 75241. I will be there because registration is only $60, and I got a cheap plane ticket (USAir) out of Philadelphia for $246 roundtrip! For more information call:214-723-6030.With the new strategic tactics of a post-racial America the Reparations Movement must make a course correction and ret
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The gun and ship of enslavement

The gun and ship of enslavement["Like a machine it transformed the lives of Africans and Europeans alike. Europeans came to America freely with a design of a new way of life in their hearts and minds." Africans were kidnapped and shipped in chains with their life design already made, in the hearts and minds of Europeans. So terrifying was this technology that it forced Africans to worship Christianity/Jesus Christ."]The ruling classes of Western Europe were able to conquer the world between 1400
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Tough Times Ahead

From The RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonTough Times AheadBy all accounts the global financial situation is bleak. The corporatist mind control apparatus is keeping the masses dis-informed, duped and distracted while the financial elites rearrange the deck chairs and reshuffle the cards to confuse and obfuscate the situation. Their goal is to pull off another major heist of the our money under the guise of saving the US economy. The media talking heads are hinting we are facing the most severe ec
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Will We See Change We Can Believe In?

From The RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonWill We See Change We Can believe In?“Since the 1960's black’s consistent level of voter participation indicates that they steadfastly believe that their voting power can significantly change their life conditions. This will not happen, though much effort and expense go into black voter registration and get out the vote projects. Blacks have successfully put black and white candidates into high government offices by voting in blocks. But blacks have failed
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As we deal with the legacies of being enslaved by the corporate/economic/white supremacist apparatus called the modern western world, there are certain realities that are happening that many of us may not be aware of and further more.... need to plan for.Read this and afterwards, listen to the African perspective by the videos of people like the ones we posted of Doctor Arthur Lewis, Dr. Ben's Physician... (found on YouTube and available at resellers like BlackConsciousness.com) for a rounded pe
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