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During the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, a number of radical groups, like the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), have risen from the shadows. The American people are now calling this group “White Power”…Continue
Dr. Kinaya C. Sokoya has not received any gifts yet
First, I do not hate White people. I do view with disdain their collective actions/oppression of African Americans in the past. I also am strongly opposed to the beliefs of the KKK, Neo-Nazis, Fascists, and other groups that align with them. But, this essay is not about that, not exactly. Racism and bigotry are part of the American fabric. They have been around and have thrived since the beginnings of this country starting with the massacre of Native Americans. Globally, they have even…Continue
Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement are colluding with media to rewrite history – yes, rewrite history. Both entities assert that all of Black activism during the 1960s and 1970s was part of the Civil Rights Movement. They have even coined the period, the Civil Rights Era. There were other movements going on during the same period as the Civil Rights Movement. Just as (some say) the Civil Rights Movement is the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther…Continue
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution. Part of his proposed revolution is breaking up the big financial institutions on Wall Street. His call has touched the hearts and minds of many progressive Democrats between the ages of 18 – 35. Let’s delve a little deeper into this proposal.
First of all, we understand (somewhat) how this change would…Continue
In April 1960, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, then led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., established the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Ella Baker, at the suggestion of Dr. King, was the primary organizer (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 2013). This student movement was one of a few Black Power organizations that changed its philosophy from being a civil rights organization, embracing the strategy of…Continue