Posts Tagged ‘black america’

Power of the Ancient African Mind

Thursday, 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
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Clarion Call to Overcome

Monday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Odyssey of a Young Republic USA

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

by H. Lewis Smith

The recent events of the unjustifiable police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the shootings and killings of the Dallas police officers though could be attributed to growing pains of a young republic, are nonetheless, reprehensible and appalling.

The shootings of Sterling and Castile isn’t an aberration but is part of an ongoing American tragedy for Black/African-Americans over the past four centuries. The… Continue reading

Reclaim Your Stolen History Not the Toxin Abysmal N-word

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

By H. Lewis Smith
Slavery is not African history. Slavery interrupted African history. ~Mutabaruka

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The idea of reclaiming the abominable n-word n**ga—a racist term—as opposed to reclaiming one’s [stolen] history is reprehensible and serves as evidence of low self-esteem, simple-mindedness—lacking mental capacity and subtlety. Yet surreal as it may be there are many within the black community drawn to… Continue reading

Black America’s Hypocrisy over the N-word and Confederate Flag

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

by H. Lewis Smith

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The recent and despicable killings of Charleston church members have brought about renewed pandemonium over the flying of the Confederate flag.  The concerns from Black America’s perspective are legitimate, but with reservations, in other words are African Americans being a bit disingenuous about the issue.

Consider the fact that many African Americans… Continue reading