UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI: DEBUNKING MANY OF THE STEREOTYPES ABOUT TODAY’S BLACK YOUTH

[dropcap color=”#000000″ font=”0″]C[/dropcap]onsidering that I frequently write about racial matters, I attest to the fact that African-American youth are one of the hardest populations to convince that race still matters. Oftentimes it seems that African-American youth are living in an alternative universe where they are undisturbed by prejudice, discrimination, and racism. Although many have attempted…

A HERITAGE OF WHITE HATE AND AN ABSENCE OF ‘BLACK POWER’

The great comedian Paul Mooney once related that the reason that Race is such a problem in America is because ‘whites used to own us. And we got away.’ According to Mooney, whites have neither forgotten nor ceased an unquenchable desire for us to return under their control. Mooney relates that this is what whites…

Charleston church shooting: 9 ‘killed because they were black,’ official says

MURDER IN CHARLESTON Nine people, including the pastor, were killed by a gunman, described as a white male in his early 20s, who is still on the run. In The Souls of Black Folk, scholar/activist W.E.B. Du Bois prophetically stated that “the problem of the twentieth-century is the color line.” Although I hold Du Bois…

Community Movement Supports Ousted Superintendent and Seeks to “Throw out the Bums” on the Fort Worth ISD Board

by Darwin Campbell, African American News&Issues Fort Worth- Promoting unity as their strength, freedom fighters, community leaders and citizens in Fort Worth are tired of their education leaders bullying minority communities and are set to stand up for the rights of the people. They plan to start flexing their muscles in a Fort Worth Independent…