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Your turn to  speak up has arrived Critical thinking in the village

Your turn to speak up has arrived Critical thinking in the village

Jan. 25 |     “With the people, for the people, by the people, I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, ’cause that’s what really happens.”  — Fannie Lou Hamer   As we celebrate the life...

A ‘New COINTELPRO’ will not deter our  resistance

A ‘New COINTELPRO’ will not deter our resistance

Jan. 11 |   2012 will be The Year of the Village   FBI records show that 85 percent of COINTELPRO resources targeted groups and individuals that the FBI deemed ”subversive, including communist and socialist organizations; organizations and individuals...

Black wisdom: for our collective prosperity in 2012

Black wisdom: for our collective prosperity in 2012

Dec. 28 | Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement   “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends,” a lesson from Mary McLeod...

Urban women must  stand together for change

Urban women must stand together for change

Dec. 14 |     ”The Master’s tools will never dismantle the Master’s house,” advises feminist Audre Lorde in her famous essay. I was doing some research for an upcoming show that will help us examine the impact of racism on our mental health,...

Giving thanks for being Black Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

Giving thanks for being Black Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

Nov. 30 |     “Say it loud, I’m Black and I’m proud!” — James Brown Thanksgiving — what a marvelous word! To be thankful seems a rarity these days, especially when it comes to being Black. I can’t count the number of times just this...

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

We need Black solutions to Black problems – Critical thinking in the Black Independence Movement

Nov. 16 |     “Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.”            — A. Philip Randolph   Unless you are Herman Cain, you know that the Civil Rights Movement was ignited by young people tired of going through...