Sankofa Caravan to the Ancestors Brunch

by Salim Adofo The Black Power Movement was started and fueled by the energy and fervor of many individuals & organizations that inhibited and exercised resiliency, zeal, and an undying commitment towards elevating black people and ultimately liberating them from the roots of oppression economically, politically, and socially. These leaders have left for next generations…

Nation of Islam Protects Beyonce

“Houston C.O.P.S. Protest “World Formation Tour” In the days before ‘Queen Bey’, Houston’s own Beyoncé Knowles Carter descended upon NRG Stadium for her “Formation World Tour” and worked her legion of ‘Beyhive’ warriors into frenzy that only she could achieve, I learned through a private message that the event was already pre-loaded with racial discord.…

Welcome to the Black Leadership 5-Ring-Circus:

One of my absolute favorite quotes by our dear Brother Malcolm X is his characterization of ‘The March on Washington’ as “a circus, with clowns and all.” I have always found humor in Malcolm’s summation of ‘The March on Washington’ because it conveys how flustered and frustrated our dear brother must have been at witnessing his people…

Why Many of Our Children Resist Education

Each academic school year that expires lays increasing trepidations regarding the direction that our children, and therefore our future, are headed at the feet of every educator/administrator. Put simply, there is something amiss in regards to the education that the vast majority of African-American youth are passively receiving in this nation’s K-16 educational institutions. A…

Black Man’s History

*Note: Malcolm X’s Speech “A Black Man’s History, will be divided into different parts. Tune in each week to read and understand  “Black man’s History!” Malcolm X, edited by Imam Benjamin Karim December, 1962 Part 1: I want to thank Allah for coming and giving to us our leader and teacher here in America, The…