From the RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonNow The Pressure Begins“Tuesday June 03, 2008, 9:00 PM Sen. Barack Obama goes over the 2,118 delegates needed, making him the presidential nominee based on the projected delegate counts. once the polls closed in S.D., CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Obama would get at least four of those delegates, which sealed the nomination for him. ‘This is a historic moment,’ Blitzer said as the camera showed cheering Obama supporters in Charlotte, N.C. "This is an exciting moRead more…West
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)As an online social activist, I'm always encouraging my readers...To Do Something!!! Take action, be bout it...not talk it. In this highly charged election season, many have forgotten the purpose of electing a public official...To represent You!Do you know Obama or McCain's position on Municipal Wi-Fi??? Do you know your own Representative/Senator's??? (see ** Municipal Wi-Fi An
Q: Do any of us know who are the imperialist from the Pentagon who are in charge of the use of U.S. Military efforts in the destabilization of African Countries?Q: If protecting Africa is a goal for Africans in America, does any of us have or formed networks that keep track of the people past/present make up these officers?Q: Does any group or network of Africans in America have strategies that inform the resistance groups of names of whites who run the United States colonial/corporate program t
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)As many of my readers know, I talk a lot about participating in industry trade shows, conferences, and events.We all know the old saying about the golf course being the place corporate leaders make deals...well trade shows and conferences are the working mans equivalent of a golf course. If you want to meet and greet the leaders in your chosen industry, then you must participate
In the Name of AllahAs-Salaam Alaikum,"THE EARTH BELONGS TO THE BLACK MAN!"...Elijah Muhammad, Messenger of AllahAfter reading Dr. Runoko Rashidi's reflections regarding his trip to Myannmar it occured to me thatDr. Rashidi has done a great service to our Nation of People through his extensive travels and studiesthroughout the years. He goes where most of us are unable to go. He gives us eyewitness accountsof peoples and places from the prespectives which reflect "OUR" point-of-iew --- as oppose
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)The message below comes from BlackPR.com. It is extremely relevant to our modeling and entertainment community. Please forward to all your friends in the fashion industry.As many of my regular readers know, we're promoting a new concept in online modeling...Fresh Faces2u.com With the thousands of modeling sites on the Internet, you may ask, why do we need another one. I think th
From the RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonBu$h Lied and The Corporate Media Went Along“WASHINGTON — Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan writes in a memoir that the Iraq war was sold to the American people with a sophisticated ‘political propaganda campaign’ led by President Bush and aimed at ‘manipulating sources of public opinion’ and ‘downplaying the major reason for going to war.’ McClellan, 40, includes the charges in his book, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and WashRead more…Africa
FROM THE BORDERLANDS: Nkrumah and continentalismextract from The Citizen published 27th May 2008 in Khatoum and JubaOne of the persons who influenced the generation of leaders who lead their countries once self government was obtained, was Nmadi Azikiwe, who later became President of Nigeria. From 1925 to 1934 Azikiwe was a student and teacher at African American colleges and Universities in the USA, during which time he absorbed the anti-racist African American tradition.From 1934-7 Azikiwe was
Africa: Continent Now Facing Black Apartheid
http://allafrica.com/stories/200805280330.htmlThe Monitor (Kampala)
28 May 2008
Posted to the web 28 May 2008
by Tajudeen Abdul Raheem
May 25 was Africa Liberation Day. This year's celebration marked the 50th anniversary of this day set aside for reflection, celebration and rededication to the cause of Africans for liberation from injustices initially by external colonialists but later neo-colonialists an
From the RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonThank You Mrs. Rosalie PazantThis past weekend I traveled with the Cheyney University National Alumni Association to the annual Gullah Festival in Beaufort South Carolina. This was my first trip to South Carolina. I had heard about the Gullah People years ago and the festival. Last Fall one of my fraternity brothers mentioned he was thinking about sponsoring a tour to the Gullah festival. To make a long story short, I didn’t hear anything more from him and
BEWARE OF RACIAL PROFILING DURING HIP HOP WEEKEND--MEMORIAL DAY, MIAMI
Each year, up to 200,000 mostly black and Latino hip hop fans from across the country come to Miami Beach for Memorial Day Weekend.
And each year, there are complaints of racial profiling, and false arrests.
Last year tactial drug and gang units were seen searching and roughing up people without cause or arrest.
In 2006 there were 1100 arrests. 40% of them were thrown out before even going before a judge.
In 2004, along
Happy Memorial Day Weekend Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)As a veteran, I encourage each, and ever one of you, to take a minute this Memorial Day weekend to recognize, and remember the members of your "OWN" family that have served this great country. Remember Black history is a never-ending celebration of the accomplishments of the living...as well as the past. We the decedents of American slaves must never forget the
May 19, 2008
On the first day of June 2008, the U.S. will begin its month-long presidency of the United Nations (UN) Security Council - a window of opportunity for effective international leadership. The top U.S. priority for this period should be achieving the full deployment of the UNAMID peacekeeping force for Darfur, Sudan, that the Security Council authorized last July.
Over the past five months, Ambassador Richard Williamson, the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan, and other Bush administrat
Ask almost anyone you know, “What would you do if you met the man or woman of your dreams?”It might take a while to get an answer. Not because the person needs a long time to think of the answer. But because for most people the list of things to do with a dream lover is very long.Many of our ideas about what lovers do together come from movies, tell-lie-vision, and books. We then want our real life love to match someone else’s make-believe.You would probably hear:*take walks on the beach*have di
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)Everybody knows that the first step to starting a business is creating a Business Plan. An essential component to any Business Plan is comprehensive and targeted market research and demographics.It's not good enough to just know the ABC's of your own company, but the big question of any Investor, Banker, Distributor or Strategic Partner is...Who is your consumer and why are they
To: Tennessee Republican Party
From: Dr. Sapphire who is not yet ‘really’ proud of the USA
RE: Michelle Obama ‘really proud of America’ expression unappreciated
Mrs. Michelle Obama appears to be a real patriot of the USA. She expressed that she is feeling ‘really’ proud these days of her country. I imagine her viewing masses of Americans of all complexions, ages, economic classes and cultures getting involved in a campaign to change s
From The RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonRemembering Malcolm X“You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. ” Malcolm XIt is right and proper to pause and remember the life, legacy and works of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz also known as Malcolm X on his natal day. His dedication and sacrifice for the upliftment and liberation of our people are exemplary. Malcolm Little aka “Red” aka Malcolm X aka EL Hajj Malik El Shabazz is a shining example of trans
Greetings Family,(Contact Information At Bottom Of Page)It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again (smile)The advice below came from a good friend of mine and Digital Drummer, Chris Curtis of Tech Talk Philly (900AM WURD).Chris is good people and through her website WBO (Web Business Ownership), she helps small business owners on the web, make educated decisions about doing business on the Net.By trade, Chris is a triple-threat web developer (web design, web programming, Internet ma
FROM THE BORDERLANDS:Africa unity or unity of Africansby B.F. BankieHaiti provides a classic study in the use of race as a social determinant in the 1600s. The large plantations were owned by ‘grand blancs’ - that is by Whites. Below them were the ‘petit blancs’ – those were White clerks and artisans. Then came the mulattos/coloureds, some of whom were better-off that the ‘petit blancs’, but they had no political rights. Further down the social scale were the Black former slaves, now freed Black