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The Brian Williams NBC Lie is Far Deeper than You Think – Dr Wilmer Leon

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Brian Williams – Just A Cog In The National Disinformation Machine By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.” President D. Eisenhower 1961 Recently Brian Williams, ... Read More »

Study: Marriage Has More Benefits for Men than for Women

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Tamala Perkins According to a German study, men live longer when they are married. Other studies have indicated that men who have younger wives lived longer, which made people assume that women with younger husbands would live longer too, but it turned out not to be so. A study from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock, ... Read More »

Dr William H. Turner: A Tale of Two Cynics: Obama and Harvey on Slavery

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by Dr. William H. Turner President Obama and popular game show host Steve Harvey both spoke briefly, but profoundly, last week, about the subject of slavery in America. The difference between their views was Dickensian: the best of times/the worst of times, wisdom/foolishness, belief/incredulity, light/darkness, hope/despair. President Obama’s point was a no-brainer, Harvey’s was brainless, at best, and perverse, at ... Read More »

Eyes on the Prize: a 1980s Civil Rights Documentary is Extremely Relevant Now

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By Dr. Samori Swygert The month of February is used to commemorate Black History Month. During this time, we give honors and pay tribute to many of our “sheroes” and “heroes” within our African ancestry. We also reserve this time to excavate real-life stories of multifaceted greatness. The achievements of men and women of African ancestry are recognized in many ... Read More »

Why Obama Told You To Get off Your Religious High Horse

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey The comment made by President Barack Obama that people should get off of their “religious high horse” last week at the National Prayer Breakfast sparked tons of controversy. In a speech that did not describe one religion or one faith as being inferior nor superior to another, the President, in essence, admonished all of us to ... Read More »

Watch whites and blacks in South Africa debate over racial economic inequality

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Reported by April Taylor The Atlanta BlackStar recently published an episode of the The Big Debate.  The Big Debate is a South African television series that is marketed as a “town hall debate” show.  The show is produced by Ben Cashdan and the non-profit Broad Daylight Films Foundation.  Panelists and audiences have tackled a myriad of issues, including race. Reverse racism often becomes ... Read More »

Racist Klansmen Movie With Black-face Is Officially 100 Years Old

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By Dr. Samori Swygert Feb. 8, 2015 marks the 100-year anniversary of the airing of the film, The Birth of a Nation. This was one of the most racist, hateful and propaganda-based films released in America. It was originally entitled The Klansman, and the setting was cast during the post-civil war reconstruction era. The film was produced by D.W. Griffith. ... Read More »