Archive for October, 2010

Has Black America Lost It’s Backbone

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

All by-products of African-American ingenuity, Negro spirituals, blues and jazz were created to help African Americans maintain a sense of internal calmness and hope during strife; cultivate, embrace and express individuality; and serve as living connections to and trophies of cultural history, knowledge and heritage.

In spite of all the adversities and calamities enslaved African-American ancestors were forced to endure, they demonstrated an unrelenting capacity to survive despite the… Continue reading

The N-word: The Indoctrination Process and overcoming Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Monday, October 4th, 2010

by H. Lewis Smith

 

Living proof that some African Americans have still yet to overcome an 18th century slave mentality in this 21st century.

Plantation owners, overseers, merchants, bankers—all of those who were benefactors of the American enslavement of black people—had a huge stake in eliminating the true identity of the… Continue reading