Archive for August, 2011

Black America…Truth vs Myth? Choose One

Monday, August 29th, 2011

by H. Lewis Smith

History does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do.” – James Baldwin

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James Craig Anderson Victim of a Mississippi Hate Crime

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

by H. Lewis Smith

The Victim James Craig Anderson is on the left, suspects of the crime on the right

On the night of June 26, 2011, in the city of Jackson, Mississippi, James Craig Anderson, age 49 after being brutally beaten was ran over and killed by teen suspect Deryl Dedmon. The… Continue reading

N-word History 101–Part VI (Final) Black America: From Apathy to Action

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

by H. Lewis Smith

Burning Flame of Knowledge

Accepting use, remaining indifferent to its use, or using the n-word is the same as sanctioning all that transpired against the black ancestry. Some may believe that the word and its focus is less tailored or relevant to today’s Black African Americans. They believe, instead… Continue reading