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A letter to Black men in America








By Willie Johnson

Guest Commentator


There are a set of rules that go with being intelligent. Black men of America, wake up and smell the funk of failures. The bad taste in our minds and mouths is the rot of our thinking and talking points. Where is the round tree dialogue, so we can have discussions on our family, history and future? We have to recognize and learn to get the poison out of our psyche. Continue Reading →

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It’s election year again and nobody cares

By Ezekiel Caligiuri

Guest Commentator





First in a series

When the 14th Amendment of the Constitution was enacted, it was supposed to grant all persons “born or naturalized” in the United States as citizens. This still didn’t include women or members of racial or ethnic groups, not considered whole people. It wasn’t until 1870, when the 15th Amendment was passed where it became illegal to prohibit any male citizen from their right to vote because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It wasn’t until 1920 when the 19th Amendment was passed, granting women the right to vote. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was supposed to make voting more accessible for the marginalized society. Continue Reading →

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This culture of violence is tearing us apart

Once again the African American is being told he is not human…during the recent acts of murder of 20 innocent children and eight adults in the state of Connecticut. All of a sudden the White majority is outraged because they see themselves as the only human beings. However, we have lost lives across this nation in record numbers — in the city of Chicago, 584 to date this year, with over 1,800 shootings. Over the years in that same city they’ve murdered thousands of human beings. I’ve personally learned through my travels going back and forth across this country that we’ve lost thousands in every major city. Continue Reading →

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