Tag: racism

Andrew Young talks King’s legacy, Trump’s White House

Andrew Young talks King’s legacy, Trump’s White House

| March 14, 2017

Young says lack of jobs, not racism, America’s biggest problem By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s forever a burning question, particularly as many African Americans soul search, reminisce and speculate during Black History Month. “What would Martin Luther King Jr. say today?” According to former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young, one of the […]

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the fire this time. . . .

the fire this time. . . .

| March 7, 2017

tell me how long the train’s been gone rootfolks poets press ©omowale-ketu oladuwa the american negro has the great advantage of having never believed the collection of myths to which white americans cling: that their ancestors were all freedom-loving heroes, that they were born in the greatest country the world has ever seen, or that […]

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Studying Racism as an act of repentance, resistance in the Trump era

Studying Racism as an act of repentance, resistance in the Trump era

| February 25, 2017

By Jim Wallis, Feb. 16, 2017 Courtesy of the Sojourners Last week, a black professor told me he always asks his white students if they have ever heard racism called a sin in the pulpits of their churches growing up. The answer is almost always no. That will be absolutely key to a revival for […]

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An open letter to America’s CEOs

An open letter to America’s CEOs

| February 1, 2017

Dear CEO, Please give us a moment to share something we hope you will find very valuable. Our customers come from all walks of life. The kindness of cooks knows no borders or divides. In the aftermath of the election, seeing the intentional damage inflicted on so many outside the white heterosexual male world, we […]

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Trumpism, white tribalism cannot prevail

Trumpism, white tribalism cannot prevail

| January 18, 2017

By Askia Muhammad (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) On the eve of the new Trump era of leadership, danger lurks. Emboldened by Trump’s win and a series of stunning other victories in recent elections by the “alt-right,” tea party, conservative and ultra-conservative movements, in this country and in Europe, white tribalists are openly advocating the most […]

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No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

| December 1, 2016

By Brother Jackie Wall Under the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! What is causing this great hatred, this racism that is present at this time?  It is not coming from the Plan of Our Father, YAHWEH.  This is not found anywhere in his Plan, therefore, it has to be coming from […]

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Recharge, Renew and Rejoice: A gathering of African American Quakers

Recharge, Renew and Rejoice: A gathering of African American Quakers

| October 9, 2016

By Paul Ricketts For the Quakers Do you remember when you went to a conference that changed your life? Do you remember the love, which was followed immediately by peace, when you experienced the presence of God in the attendees? African American Quakers, family and friends from around the country gathered Aug. 12 through Aug. […]

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Who’s Uk’s new foreign secretary? Local mags say he’s racist

Who’s Uk’s new foreign secretary? Local mags say he’s racist

| July 20, 2016

(GIN)—Nonstop media coverage of the UK’s exit from the European Community may have been confounding to many Americans but the latest development in Great Britain’s power shuffle seems more ominous. Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been tapped to be Britain’s next Foreign Secretary and he’s already shown an inflammatory side towards people of […]

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Open season

Open season

| July 13, 2016

Be mindful, conscious, willing to love in the battle to end oppression By Diego Morales Let us declare open season on the police. Let us approach every officer, uniform or not with malice and vengeance. You know Mrs. Johnson? The lovely older lady that lives down the street? The one you say hi to every […]

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Society voluntarily changing ‘associations’

Society voluntarily changing ‘associations’

| June 13, 2016

By Rex Bell I started a construction business 42 years ago, and I’m still running it today. A couple of years ago, a woman called us about having some work done on her house. It was an extensive job, so I set up an appointment and met her one evening to discuss the project. About […]

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