Affirmative Action: Out-Gunned and Out-Numbered

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I squirmed in my seat. It was painful to watch the recent Affirmative Action argument before the U.S. Supreme Court. Michigan’s smoothly persuasive call to end Affirmative Action was met by a seemingly unprepared but passionate cry to maintain it. But, this time, Affirmative action was out-numbered and out-gunned. The Affirmative Action case of Schuette v.  Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action is yet another attempt to destroy a symbol of Black…

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The Folly of Empire

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By Chris Hedges The final days of empire give ample employment and power to the feckless, the insane and the idiotic. These politicians and court propagandists, hired to be the public faces on the sinking ship, mask the real work of the crew, which is systematically robbing the passengers as the vessel goes down. The mandarins of power stand in the wheelhouse barking ridiculous orders and seeing how fast they…

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EXPLODING THE MYTH OF AFRICAN RESPONSIBILITY FOR SLAVERY (PART 1)

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David Comissiong Now that our Caribbean governments have launched a serious effort to secure the payment of Reparations for the tremendous damage inflicted on the people of Africa and the African Diaspora during the centuries of European orchestrated slave trade and enslavement, a number of “fifth columnists” have crept out of the proverbial woodwork and are seeking to confuse the issue with allegations that our African ancestors not only collaborated with the European enslavers, but were so…

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