Posts Tagged ‘white america’

The Mystique of Black Reigns Supreme

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

by H. Lewis Smith

There are some in the African-American community who are diametrically opposed to referring to themselves as black, it’s almost as if the sky is falling when they hear others refer to themselves as black. I say to them keep calm and don’t believe the negative hype about black. How we perceive ourselves is what’s important—not how others try to cast us—it cannot be emphasized enough… 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

CNN Special Commentary Part I: Responding to Racism is not Reverse Racism

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

by H. Lewis Smith

 

If you think it's all about skin color you are grossly mistaken. It's about Mind Control always have been.

On Monday, July 1, 2013, CNN aired the special program “N-word vs ‘Cracker’: Which Is Worse?” hosted and moderated by Don Lemon. The segment stemmed from the George… Continue reading

Removing the Veil from Black History Month

Friday, April 5th, 2013

by H. Lewis Smith

 SANKOFA: A West African word meaning to retrieve the past in order to live in the future.

February, the nationally-recognized, officially-designated month to observe, celebrate, and praise much of Black America’s achievements and contributions to weaving the fabric of the American civilization has come and gone. It seems that beyond this 28-day stretch, though, the significance of black history is likened to a barely-visible… Continue reading

Django Unchained…We Have a Truth Problem

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

by H. Lewis Smith

Though the controversial film, Django Unchained, can stand on its own merits of uniquely presenting the era of slave history, it has a common bond with other films of similar ilk in that they all conveniently sanitize a portion of slave history as it so suits White America.

One thing… Continue reading

Don Lemon & Whoopie Goldberg: White America’s Chosen Pitfalls for Black America

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

by H. Lewis Smith

 

DON LEMON

Ever since Black America’s self-prescribed, self-directed, effective, and much-needed Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, the American systemic has continually worked relentlessly to find ways of combating or diluting the efforts of the Black community—one of which is paying attention to and promoting only… Continue reading