April 2011 Blog Posts (19)

African American unemployment at depression levels

Educated, experienced and talented African Americans are finding it hard to secure employment in America. In some cities, black unemployment has reached Great Depression levels.



America’s overall unemployment rate hovers around 8.8 percent. The unemployment rate among white Americans is 7.9…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 28, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments

“Show me your papers!”

 

If you didn't hear Goldie Taylor tell this amazing part of her family history on the Rachel Maddow show (MSNBC), you missed a beautifully most pointed story of what it means (and has…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 27, 2011 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

Freedom Riders...Mark your Calendar!

 

 



Fifty years ago, the Freedom Riders—more than 400 Black and White, mostly young people—risked…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

The Lion of the Dersert

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7643457725474129538#

Hotp family this is Movie abot Bro: Gadaffi,which he financed,Mr. Anthony Quinn
PlayedGadaffi a Berber (Blak Man )and got a lot of heat for that. This Movie represents when the Italians invaded Libya. ven today he gov`t of Italy is paying repreations of 7 mllion each month for that invasion.Enjoy Family.
Ma`at Hotep

Added by Michael Barnes on April 27, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

China Denounces America’s Treatment of Afro-descendants (African Americans)

 

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In a scathing report issued by China’s Information Office of the State Council, China  condemned America’s treatment of its Afro-descendants and other minorities and cited America’s numerous human rights violations against its…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 26, 2011 at 10:34pm — 3 Comments

You and your local nuclear power plant...

We all hate it when a storm comes through and the power goes out for a few hours (or minutes). We feel so fortunate that we have power plants (nuclear) that are in our backyards (basically). They are up and running and our elecctrical power is not out for long. We think that's just great. Life the way it should be. We make fun of those…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 25, 2011 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Black's Law Dictionary

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Black’s Law Dictionary is one of the most widely used and highly regarded law books still in use today. The law book was founded by Henry Campbell Black and is the authority in definitions…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

TUPAC AMARU SHAKUR

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 20, 2011 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Blue Mothertongue

Author: Ngwatilo Mawiyoo

Genre: Poetry

ISBN: ISBN: 9966-05-230-5

Year of Publication: 2010

 

Blue Mothertongue is an urban anthology…

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Added by LadySoul on April 15, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

KWANI





Kwani? 06, isan anthology of short fiction and poetry by Kenyan And African writers born after September 1978. Farah Aideed Goes To Gulf War by Mehul Gohil is a dystopic paean that explodes our obsessions with mono-Kenyan identity and binary understanding of Nairobi…

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Added by LadySoul on April 14, 2011 at 11:49pm — No Comments

The Life & Times of Richard Onyango

Author: Richard Onyango

Editor: Binyavanga Wainaina

Genre: Non-Fiction/ Biography

ISBN: 9966-7008-5-4

No. of pages: 135

Size of book: 135mm x 115mm

Price: Ksh 300… Continue

Added by LadySoul on April 14, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Onesimus

Born in Africa, Onesimus was a slave of Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister in Boston. When a smallpox epidemic broke out in Boston in 1721, Onesimus informed his master about an inoculation procedure practiced in Africa. The centuries-old practice was practiced throughout…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 14, 2011 at 2:02am — No Comments

Black History 101

Added by Lydell Jackson on April 13, 2011 at 7:49pm — No Comments

UBUNTU

Here is another exclusive Spring T-Shirt Design from Living Legacy Journal. To learn more about Ubuntu join the Ubuntu Village (group).…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 13, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Congo-Kinshasa: Who is Stealing Nation's Gold

Nairobi — The city of Bunia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is synonymous with gold -- which is why it's not rare to find its residents keeping nuggets of the precious metal in their homes.



In the outskirts of the city, Okimo (Office de Kilo-Moto) has been mining gold since the colonial period when Belgium's King Leopold II treated the vast territory as his personal estate until the Belgian parliament forced him to cede the territory to the state in…

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Added by Ndifor Ngwa on April 10, 2011 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

A Stronger America: The Black Agenda

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news,…

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Added by Lydell Jackson on April 7, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

France Robbing Africa through the Colonial Pact

France Robbing Africa through the Colonial Pact

It is the colonial pact that set up the common currency for the Francophone countries, the CFA franc, which demands that each of the 14 CFA member countries must deposit 65% (plus another 20% for

financial liabilities, making the dizzying total of 85%) of their

foreign exchange reserves in an “Operations Account” at the French

Treasury in Paris.

Nicolas Sarkozy, French President:

They have been robbing Africa…

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Added by Ndifor Ngwa on April 6, 2011 at 4:14pm — 2 Comments

What About Regime Change For The US?

 

 

"Our government is wrong and it needs to change.  If it will not change, then we need to get rid of it, and put in a government that will guarantee life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for the American people... It doesn't matter who sits in the White House; if you don't uproot the structure that corrupts him, then you don't have a President.  You have a figurehead.  That's why I say America needs a regime change."  Miniser Farrakhan    

     

Added by Kevin Thomas on April 2, 2011 at 8:53pm — 2 Comments

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