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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Ruminations” By: Krs-One

“If your educator is a murderer, a rapist, a liar, chances are you will be taught to be one of these as well. This is why memorizing education without questioning is very destructive. Memory accepts everything. By questioning what you think the truth is, you arrive at the truth. If you never question the truth […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Black-On-Black Violence” By: Amos Wilson

“What many African Americans, including Black-on-Black criminals desire most are those things manufactured, owned, controlled, and sold by their White oppressors. African Americans rarely want or value anything else. The White American ruling class devalues what it doesn’t own or control, and invests with inflated value what it does own or control, thereby provoking possessive/obsessive […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Black-On-Black Violence” By: Amos Wilson

“Your freedom is the superbal expression of slavery- the freedom of slaves. You are free to speak as long as no one listens. Free to explain as long as no one understands. Free to sing and dance as long as you entertain those who would have you sing and dance on a tightrope above an […]

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Book Review: “The Making of Black Revolutionaries,” By: James Forman

“The Making of Black Revolutionaries,” By: James Forman is not a book about the heroics of the author. It is a tome about the collective daring of a people who defended their right to be. Throughout “The Making of Black Revolutionaries,” James Forman tells the stories of many unsung heroes and heroines who stood up […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Soul Stories” By: Gary Zukav

“An intention is not a wish. A wish doesn’t cause anything to happen. An intention pushes against the way things are in your life. Those things push back exactly the same way. (Remember, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction). You can see what your intentions are by looking at what is […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “The Big Sea” By: Langston Hughes

“Some critics say that that is what happened to certain Negro writers too opinion that they ceased to write to amuse themselves and began to write to amuse and entertain white people, and in so doing distorted and over-colored their material, and left out a great many things they thought would offend their American brothers […]

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Segregated Libraries

“When the sit-in movement started in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960 black people of nearby Danville had also been stirred to sit-in. There main focus then was on desegregating the ‘public’ library. As everywhere in the South, black people were denied the use of the town’s main library and assigned (in Danville, but not in […]

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What The Vietnam War Did To America

“Some 58,000 Americans died in Vietnam; there average age was 18; another 500,000 returned home as drug addicts.” -From, “Empower The People” By: Tony Brown Tweet

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Book Excerpt Of The Week: “Sweet Expectations: Michele Hoskins’ Recipe For Success” By: Michele Hoskins

“Some people remain enslaved by the examples that they see around them. If they lacked role models, then they find it difficult to grow beyond a certain point. They can see few possibilities for themselves beyond what they see. But you have to stretch.” From, “Sweet Expectations: Michele Hoskins’ Recipe For Success” By: Michele Hoskins

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Quote Of The Day

“The only way you are going to make it is if we work together. A war has been wage don us, but we can’t let that stop the show. It is a game and system, and you must learn how to play it. The war is occupying the space where your dreams should be. We […]

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