Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels
Cultivating “Conscious” Entrepreneurs to Rescue and Restore the Race
Each year during the Fourth of July holiday season, I inevitably turn my attention to Frederick Douglass’ extraordinary July 5, 1852 oration in Rochester, New York, in which he denounced the hypocrisy of a nation that celebrated its “independence” while millions of sons and daughters of Africa were held in bondage as slaves. He declared: “What to the American slave is your Fourth of July?Read More
Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this November and decide whether or not to radically alter the way many parts of America deal with pot.Read More
On Friday, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to allow nearly 50,000 nonviolent federal drug offenders to seek lower sentences.Read More
Rastafarians without any scientific evidence were always adamant about the miraculous properties of marijuana or ganja.Read More
Walter L. Fields Jr.
Sometimes when data is released on social conditions the numbers do not surprise. Such is the case with the revelation from Census data that poverty in New York City is on the upswing and that income inequality in the nation’s largest city has widened.Read More
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Usually when we want to confront and discount America’s founding myth of creating a democracy of free and equal persons, its hypocritical and high-hype claims of justice...Read More
Staying out of prison. That’s my response to those who wonder why I push myself, unmercifully. Keeping busy takes my mind off injustice. So, for now, that’s why I am in France.Read More
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Monday morning I woke up — not with Georgia — but with Selma on my mind. Selma bears witness to the bloody and murderous struggle to end discrimination in voting on the basis of race.Read More
It is worth taking in what the Israeli occupation has long done to Gaza. The first of these articles is from my friend, Michael Schwartz, a brilliant writer on social movements...Read More
CARACAS, Venezuela, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleSUR, the Latin American news multimedia announced today the launch of TeleSUR English (www.telesurtv.net/english) a news site oriented to English-speaking audiences covering the global journalistic agenda.Read More
East Brooklyn has learned that Edwin “Eddie” Ellis (72) has passed. Although, details of Ellis’ passing are unconfirmed...Read More
Madam Chair, the distinguished member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of Lords...Read More
GENEVA, Switzerland- The world of today is considerably different from the one at the end of the Second World War; there are no more any colonies...Read More
After three years of relative silence, the U.S. press has finally “discovered” the crisis of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors piling up on the U.S. border.Read More
Please join us this Thursday, July 24, in this urgent call to stop the Israeli offensive in Gaza and end the 7-year siege that has made life in Gaza so miserable.Read More
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