There’s a Major Difference between Black History and African-American History

February 1st, 2018

by H. Lewis Smith

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Do we really know what the past was, what actually happened, or is history “a fable” not quite “agreed upon”? Our knowledge of any past event is always incomplete, probably inaccurate, beclouded by ambivalent evidence and biased historians, and perhaps distorted by our own patriotic or religious partisanship. “Most history is guessing, and the

People of Soul Are Still Being Snookered

January 4th, 2018

by H. Lewis Smith

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Since 1863, the supposedly absolution of slavery…on into this 21st century…there has been one constant, Black America’s protracted begging, moaning and groaning for equality, looking for its salvation through either the Democratic or Republican political parties. Though there has been some progress, these pleas for the most part, are met with condescension and… Continue reading

Power of the Ancient African Mind

November 30th, 2017

by H. Lewis Smith
Once you put all the purely African people and or people of African descent together…you’ve got a formidable force in the world. And what keeps them from greatness is their inability to unify their culture and make a connection to Africa. ~ John Henrik Clarke
african 002The question probably can be asked how is the study of… Continue reading

Clarion Call to Overcome

November 27th, 2017

by H. Lewis Smith

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Question is…overcome what? Is it tyranny of oppression, injustices and inequality or is it the noxious stimulus of something else? It was1863 when physical enslavement was supposedly abolished, and albeit [chattel] slavery essentially was, slavery in of itself under the guise of different names…continued for another 100 years…finally dribbling to an end in… Continue reading

The other N word…Nationalism

May 2nd, 2017

by H. Lewis Smith

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Self-determination, self-autonomy, self-empowerment are all synonymous with nationalism, the one N-word African-Americans—through centuries of indoctrination—is enmeshed in consternation over. Any movement toward unification among black people is looked upon with grave concern by the white ruling class labeling it as racism; thus many Black African-Americans are content with individualism not wanting to raise… Continue reading

NBA’s Warriors’ Star Andre Iguodala’s Use of the N word Deserves Scrutiny

March 20th, 2017

by H. Lewis Smith

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During an interview after a recent Golden State Warriors’ NBA game Andre Iguodala in reply to a reporter’s question retorted with the following comments “They want a dumb n**ger! I’m going to give you a dumb n**ger’s answer! What would a dumb n**ger say?” His “I do what Massa say” referring to his coach… Continue reading