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…

‘Talkin Loud and Sayin Nothin’:

Considering my line of work as somewhat of a bourgeoning public intellectual who has focused his entire career upon examining the history, contemporary plight, and future of African-Americans, it is common for me to participate in roundtable discussions, debates, radio shows, lectures, seminars, and lectures. Although it is always encouraging to exchange ideas with others…

All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project Celebrates African Martyrs Day

By: Erica Ponder HOUSTON – Malcolm X once stated, “If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.” These sentiments were expressed and demonstrated at the recently celebrated 2nd Annual Houston African Martyrs Day. The Annual Houston African Martyrs Day took place at Dupree Park, located at 2400…

Dr. Maya Angelou: Her Legacy Will Never Be Forgotten

                                                                                                                                       Winston-Salem– Civil Rights activist, Poet, author and essayist Dr. Maya Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86, according to reports in her hometown of Winston-Salem. Dr. Angelou was a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author,…

“Understanding Truth Nuggets from the Mouth of A Fool” – Where Can it Go From Here Part 2

By Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher L.A Clippers Owner Donald Sterling racist rants may have turned heads across America, but inside his latest interview about race, there is perhaps one small nugget of truth. During his latest interview, Sterling said. “That’s one problem I have. Jews, when they get successful, they will help their people, and some of…