Category White supremacy

“By the FBI’s definition, damn near all Black folks are Black Identity Extremists.”

Ain’t That Some Shit? Malcolm, Russiagate and the FBI Glen Ford NBC is hawking a wild tale about Black Identity Extremists, scheming Russians, and military training camps in Africa. “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. […]

Reparations Means Global Social Transformation

Reparations Means Global Social Transformation Glen Ford “An all-Black reparations debate is overdue.” The Democratic presidential race has erupted in incomprehensible babble on reparations. Bernie Sanders says he’s not sure what people mean by the word. Kamala Harris and Cory Booker , the two Black U.S. senators, cynically put forward programs that bear no resemblance to reparations while claiming […]

Zionism, manifest destiny, wars on terror, humanitarian interventions, and the Monroe doctrine: AKA white supremacy

Freedom Rider: The Permanence of White Supremacy Margaret Kimberley   Zionism, manifest destiny, wars on terror, humanitarian interventions, and the Monroe and other doctrines always boil down to a license to kill. Discussions about white supremacy should amount to more than kumbaya moments of interpersonal harmony or hand wringing when lone gunmen go on the […]

Malcolm X Day — Brasscheck TV

May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965 “Whatever he’s going to do will not be beneficial to the powers that be” On this day in 1965, Malcom X was assassinated. Malcolm X Day May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965 Police who were surveilling talk about their cooperation with the FBI in keeping an eye… via […]

The Un-Blackening

The Great Un-Blackening: The Corporate Project to Erase Black People from Politics Glen Ford   Corporate rule imposes a duopoly system in which one party is overtly white supremacist and the other party refuses to tackle racial oppression – but both pursue austerity and war. “Class has been effectively suppressed, except as racialized euphemisms and […]

QOTD: I want “to lock-up niggers”

One of the many hundreds of Chicago riot police assembled to intimidate and scatter [protesters] pointed his baton at me and made a baseball swing with it. He lifted his visor and revealed the smiling face of a white-ethnic guy I used to play baseball with from Chicago’s Southeast Side (the notorious former racist Chicago […]

Dial “N” for Mayhem: Wording Our Way to a New Level of Hell — Chris Floyd – Empire Burlesque

 It’s odd. A few months ago, I made a prediction that Donald Trump would bring the “n-word” back into public use by the end of this year, or next year at the latest. At the time, I thought it would play out like this: some right-wing figure would use the insult, and Trump would come to […]