Posts Tagged ‘black community’

Re-visiting 2015 When President Barack Obama Used the N- word

Monday, January 4th, 2016

by H.Lewis Smith

Early last summer during a WTF podcast interview by Marc Maron, to illustrate a point he was making about racism, President Obama dropped the incendiary n-word (n**ger). As a result of the Charleston church killings, Obama was compelled to address the issue of racism; unfortunately, a maelstrom over his use of the n-word ensued overshadowing anything he had to say about racial matters. It’s most unfortunate… Continue reading

Black Community: Divide and Conquer

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

by H. Lewis Smith

Since the Proclamation of Emancipation it has been the policy and standard practice by the American institutionalized systemic to maintain control over the Black African American community by encouraging dissent and disruption between them thus to this very day Black America is a dysfunctional and fragmented group. In politics and sociology, divide and rule (or divide and conquer) is gaining and maintaining power by breaking… Continue reading

The NFL’s Proposal to Penalize Use of the N-word

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

by H. Lewis Smith

 

Will Black America ever own up to the responsibility of liberating itself from the N-word?

Last season, Washington Redskins’ tackle Trent Williams was accused of directing use of the N-word toward a referee during a nationally-televised game. His action is just one of the many instances… Continue reading

Undressing the N-word

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

by H. Lewis Smith

Over the past year or so, many events have been occurring in the Black Community at the hand of the Black Community that continues to bring continual shame and degradation to the honorable memories, sacred struggle and sacrifice of African-American ascendants. Some may argue against it, but these acts continue to adversely affect the growth, development, and progression of the Black community, on a whole… Continue reading

The Power of the Black Voice: If We Speak, They Will Listen

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

by H. Lewis Smith

Hip-Hop music is an art form all unto itself. Its unique rhythmic beat and craftily-packaged rhymes can be very catchy, entertaining and stimulating. Because listeners are often caught up by the beat and impressed with the artist’s literary creativity, and, perhaps are just happy to see one of their own finally… Continue reading

BLACK KIDS HAVE HEARD ENOUGH WHINING – IT’S TIME TO INSPIRE THEM TO REACH FOR THEIR POTENTIAL

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

by Eric Wattree

Eric Wattree

The sentiments expressed here, and in the linked article below, have a lot to do with my aggressive criticism of Tavis Smiley and Cornel West. They and their critics insist that anyone who objects to their behavior is merely upset because they’re criticizing Barack Obama, but when… Continue reading