Category Black history

A tale of two fascisms

Glen Ford   Black folks want protection from the wild white hordes, but they won’t get it from the corporate Democrats that passed preventive detention without trial (Obama); allowed the FBI to re-fashion COINTELPRO with its “Black Identity Extremist” category (under Obama); oversaw the loss of half of (already miniscule) Black household wealth (Obama); saved […]

Our racist U.S. presidents

Forty-Five Felons With Their Own Holiday: The U.S. Presidency David Swanson Margaret Kimberley’s new book on US presidents and Black people shows why the executive mansion is called the “White” House. […] “U.S. presidents represent in certain ways the worst of U.S. society.” […] Washington, D.C., is named for the wealthiest enslaver of his day, […]

BAR Co-Founder Book Exposes “Sham” of US Democracy — Black Agenda Report

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F732815704&color=%23900900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true BAR Co-Founder Book Exposes “Sham” of US Democracy Authors Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford glen Mon, 12/23/2019 – 20:02 The US has failed in its purported mission to forge a society based on human equality, said Margaret Kimberley, co-founder of Black Agenda Report and author of the new book, “Prejudential: […]

Not Just Tulsa: Five Other Race Massacres That Devastated Black America — The Most Revolutionary Act

Originally posted on AGR Daily News: Not Just Tulsa: Five Other Race Massacres That Devastated Black America | News | BET Despite some people claiming America was “great” for Black people seven years after the Civil War, Black men and women were being massacred in plain sight. One of the most horrific incidents — at… via […]

Ever heard of the Blue Vein Society which admitted only mulattos to improve their lot while barring entry for dark Africans? – Face2Face Africa — Premium Hip Hop

Some hold that following George Walker Bush’s disastrous reign as American president when the powers that-be finally realized that a new shift was needed by welcoming the first African-American president in Barack Obama, the shade of black nonetheless had to be fair and not jet black like Bernie Mac’s. During the slavery period in the […] […]

The Black Secret Society Founded To Defend White-Supremacy And Frustrate Black Freedom

The Black Secret Society Founded To Defend White-Supremacy And Frustrate Black Freedom by Massadonking Quintessential Over the course of our history as Black people, as Africans; we have had to deal with lots of huddles, trials, attacks, betrayals, and backstabbing. And while much of this has come from the Caucasian race, and other pale races, […]

Paul Robeson and the Battle for the Soul of America — Strategic Culture Foundation

by Matthew Ehret     “Every artist, every scientist, every writer must decide now where he stands. The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or for slavery. I have made my choice” Paul Robeson, 1937 America today stands at a crossroads. Where an entrenched oligarchy strives desperately to keep hold […]