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Re: PBS: African American Lives

Faheem ·
PBS TO OFFER SPECIAL PROGRAMMING FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 1 – February 28, 2006 Alexandria, VA - January 25, 2006 - From history to culture to drama to independent film, PBS features year-round programming both created by and about African Americans. In honor of Black History Month, PBS will broadcast a variety of new and encore presentations that celebrate the rich history of African Americans. The centerpiece for this month of special programs is a four-hour series by Henry Louis...
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Re: What Party puts us in power?? Democrat or Republican

Pace Tua ·
Omega, I think Kweli about covered it, especially "Can something be legit, while promoting half-truths or out-right lies?" BTW, this is not a "blog", but a top-leval internet web site. You know, like com, org, gov, etc. About three or four months ago, I forget all the details, someone posted that link here, or maybe it was a member who found the link, I forget. Anyway, a lengthy, somewhat outraged debate ensued over the justification for claiming many of these Black Americans as...
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Re: New Racial Survey

jazzyj ·
Just in case here is the link for the racial survey>>> Racism Survey racialsurvey.kk5.org
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Re: New Racial Survey

jazzyj ·
Hi All, Just an update. Everyone should really check this site out. I went on Oprah.com today and there's a bunch of white people on there talking about white people being discriminated against which I think is off. We need to voice our side. www.racismsurvey.kk5.org
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Re: ... Of Burning Houses & Pipe Dreams

James Wesley Chester ·
I am not even saying that it has to be a so-called African American party, but there I think it behooves black folk to "think outside of the box" in this respect.---kresge I heard all of Wade Henderson's presentation. What a waste. Smiley gave him almost a groveling introduction that was lauditory beyond Henderson's profile. His presentation sounded like a rally speech from 1062. That's one seat that could have been taken of the stage, OR better yet given to one the members of the 'Youth...
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Re: 'If I had...I'd' game

donna529 ·
IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS, I'D HAVE A BIG PARTY FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICA ORG FAMILY.
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Re: HIV / AIDS education beginning in Kinder class

bigman ·
Keidi Obi Awadu http://7mac.com/7MAC/resume/index.htm keidi@7mac.com "From 1989 to 1991, Kaiser Permanent along with the L.A. County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), injected over 700 "mostly minority" babies with unlicensed experimental vaccines with fraudulently-obtained consent from the parents. One of the vaccines used, Edmonston-Zagreb high-titer, had already obtained a notorious reputation overseas for killing almost one out of every 13...
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Re: 7-Year-Old Girl's Poem, ˜White Nationalism Put U in Bondage,' Causes Stir

Yemaya ·
This young lady and her father were on the local radio station 98.7 KISS FM in NYC. And if a seven year old can question these things, some of those teachers and other adults should be doing the same. Currently there is a campaign to allow this girl to speak. I believe that the information is on the website of the radio station. Even if you aren't in NY or NYC please drop the NYC Department of Education an e-mail or call in support of this little sista. The website for KISS FM is...
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Re: Men love promiscuous women..They just don't want to marry one.

HonestBrother ·
I'm so overjoyed that a grown man who is taking his avatar from a comic book character and who has q=tbn:nqyQH15H2UCKtM:http://www. comicseek .com/Marvel-Characters-Th/Eternity.jpg in his signature line is calling me a "dork"... Pathetic liar... I'm now going to be the adult and permanently swear off this thread - no matter what piece of juvenile horseshit comes out of his mouth next.
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Re: Goodbye Uncle Tom

James Wesley Chester ·
I relly like the site design. Saving my pennies. http://iaanh2.org PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Nationalism VS Assimilation

HonestBrother ·
If we were committed to assimilation we wouldn't be participating on a site called AfricanAmerica .org
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Re: Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

ma'am ·
I'm sure about J&J in particular. I would have to see a few meetings and meet a few more people to judge whether it's elitist or not. I wouldn't call it elitist just because there isn't a plethora of low-income folks in the org, though. Especially when looking at why the group was formed, I don't think it should be expected to accept everyone. I'd love to have my children in an organization like Jack and Jill if we were living the upper-class life. Not to teach them the Black experience...
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Re: How many thought Willie Lynch was real?

Our Empowerment ·
Just thougt you might want the unabridged version, instead of just the reviews. > ... its time for Prosperity > > > [This message was edited by Our Empowerment on October 09, 2003 at 02:44 AM.]
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Re: African-American Flag

James Wesley Chester ·
[B]I think African America definitley needs a banner to call its own. That's why I designed one in 1996. You see it on every post I make on the board. It is not only needed, it is critical that there be such a flag. If African American is an ethnicity, if African America is an ancestral nationality, there has to a banner for that identity. It is true for African American just as it is true for every other ethnicity, and ancestral nationality in the world. The discussion of the flag is...
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Re: Have we forgotten the Australian Aborigine.

djonmaila ·
I used to think so, too. but genetic research has shown us that we are very distantly related. I am copying part of a post I posted on swagga a few months ago that addresses your question. The second link is a personal favorite. It shows color is not a function of what we call race. And as I said before, and I think we agree, our support of any oppressed people should remain unwavered regardless of whether we call them kin or not. "Despite the difficulties, the scientists made some...
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Re: White Verification = Accurate?

Les Apt ·
http://www.state.gov/www/background_notes/colombia_0398_bgn.html Oh, by the way, Jim Wesley Chester: I'm still waiting to hear your rationale for driving to another town, just for the purpose of buying from a man because of his skin color. Incidentally, if your wife was having a heart attack, would you stay on hold with 911, and wait until they could find a black paramedic to send to you?
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Re: White Verification = Accurate?

ricardomath ·
Wierd. Same State Dept link, again without explanation, just like in the other thread. Plowshares Actions The Nuclear Resister School of the Americas Watch miserable failure Cauca, Colombia
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Re: Does the NAACP Need to Improve Its Own Image?

mocove ·
yes. this org has been overrun by intellectual dimwits for decades! mfume's nothing more than a baltimore pimp.
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Re: Does Houston Have a Problem?

AudioGuy ·
ER, did either org. respond?
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Re: Does Houston Have a Problem?

EbonyRose ·
I have an update on an interesting turn of events ... The letter to the MLK, Jr. Parade Foundation was returned to me today as having a bad address!! Also, I heard on Free Speech radio earlier this week that when the Black Heritage Society submitted their application for a permit for next year's parade, they were TURNED DOWN due to not having proper insurance coverage for the event. Apparently, there is a law on the books that says they have to, but it has always been overlooked or in come...
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Re: Straight ayes against the queer guys

ricardomath ·
Top Scout Pleads Guilty In Kid Porn Case by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff March 30, 2005 1:03 pm ET (Fort Worth, Texas) A former official of the Boy Scouts of America is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Douglas Sovereign Smith Jr., 61, was accused of receiving images over the Internet of children engaging in sex acts. Smith who lives in Colleyville, near Fort Worth, remains free until sentencing July...
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Re: Supporting Black Leaders.

Michael ·
Well Maverick, speaking of name calling, your advice, and words of wisdom would be more valuable here. With respect to name calling and personal attacks, no one can surpass Nmaginate in this regard! Don't take my word for it, let any rational reader be the judge! "Where you lying sack of shit? WHERE? Oh... that's why you're not going to quote anything else. You know you're lying. Fucking TumbleWeed..." by Nmaginate "What a fucking dumbass you are... by Nmaginate", directed at IronHorse...
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Re: Farrakhan says blacks must heal religious rift

Oshun Auset ·
I am, with the political org. I am a member of...
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Re: Anti-Gay Arson Terrorist Attack on UCC Church

ricardomath ·
Hunt For Arsonist After Gay Club Torched by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff July 18, 2005 5:00 pm ET (Fayetteville, Arkansas) Police and fire officials in Fayetteville, Arkansas are hunting for the person who torched the community's only gay club. Studio 716 was destroyed by the blaze. The club was fully engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived shortly after 7:00 am a Fayetteville fire official said. Investigators say it appears the fire was set inside the building. It is the second at the...
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Re: Anti-Gay Arson Terrorist Attack on UCC Church

ricardomath ·
Third Case Of Arson Against Gays In Month by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff July 25, 2005 12:01 am ET (Brownsville, Texas) A gay club in Brownsville, Texas has been gutted by fire - the third case of arson hitting a gay venue in three states over the past three weeks. The Heart Rock Club sustained heavy damage when fire raced through the building Sunday. Police say that the club's interior was vandalized and several cans of gasoline were poured on furniture to fuel the fire. Police have listed...
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Re: HELLO MY PEOPLE

HonestBrother ·
Hit the GO tab up top GO -> My Space -> Profile -> View/Edit Complete Profile -> Avatar/Picture URL edit It's pretty self explanatory from there ... enter a URL for whatever pic you're interested: i.e., something like http: //www .lemonaid .com/...../....something.jpeg you can post up to 200x300 or there abouts
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Re: FBI: Cross Burning Not Hate Crime

ricardomath ·
Feds Leave Cross Burning At Gay Home To Tennessee To Solve by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff July 22, 2006 - 12:01 am ET (Athens, Tennessee) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been called in to help solve a cross-burning at the home of a gay man three weeks ago. The Federal Bureau of Investigation briefly checked into the case but left after determining the attack was homophobic. Gays are not protected under hate crime laws. This week Meigs County Sheriff Walter Hickman asked the TBI to...
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Re: Black Owned Web Sites

James Wesley Chester ·
What are some good black owned sites I can go to for different general topics?---Blake Manner I own and operate a site, but it is not a discussion site. It is dedicated to Americans os unknown African ancestry, wholly or in part, and our ancestral nationality and ethnicity. http://www.iaanh2.org Welcome, should you choose to visit. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Larry Elder: Black anti-semitism

Oshun Auset ·
Larry Elder is a patsy for international finance capital and imperialism. Anywhere else in the world condemnation for the imperialist occupation of Palestine is not considered an 'anti-Jewish' sentiment. Israel recieves 1/3 of U.S. foreign aid because it is the American imperialist outpost in the Middle East, ready to do it's dirty work(fighting Syrian funded Hezbollah in Lebenon, which will be the excuse the U.S. needed to invade Syria, if Israel doesn't do it for them). Hence anything said...
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Re: The True History of Malcolm X & the NOI

Oshun Auset ·
Yah, the truth often is. The Nation of Islam can refuse to credit whomever and whatever they do and don't want to. That doesn't make it historical fact, or even a logical deduction for that matter. Just like Judaism and X-tianity, Islam is based on the branch of the Kemetic teachigs that was adopted/stolen/plagerized/borrowed and DEVELOPED into a seperate religion under the patriarchial foreign invaders known as Arabs. Just like the other Abrahamic religions, these folk use the deification...
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Re: The True History of Malcolm X & the NOI

Saracen ·
Peace..... Indeed it is...Mote it be. History tells a different story. The origins of Islam can be found in the tradition which holds that a black man came to the Bedouin named Muhammad and instructed him onto a very ancient path. Prophet Muhammad was a student of Islam, not it's originator. The NOI is not inventing this claim, it is one of the most important and pronounced aspects of the prophets identity. Islam is not based upon Kemetic teachings. Islam is Kemetic teachings offered in a...
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Re: Hip Hop is NOT a culture...

Oshun Auset ·
How I long for the good old days of hip-hop(did I just say that? I don't mean it Reagan was president for pete's sake!)... I've mourned it's death and moved on, but here is a 'flash back' of when we had a more possitive outlook and hope for the future of this musical genre... "RAP, RHYME AND RHYTHM," RAP-HIP-HOP CULTURE'S ORIGINS, POETRY HIP-HOP/RAP CULTURE AND ITS AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN-AFRICAN AMERICAN ORIGINS The origins of rap and hip-hop culture is the African continent and the African...
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Re: African/Black people & self hatered

Dusty Elbow ·
BTW I wouldnt use WIKIPEDIA as a SOURCE for BLACK SELF HATRED. They are suppose to represent the WWW and first they MUST have ABUNDANT reasons for WHITE SELF-HATRED if there is such a thing. A recent report indicates WHITES frequent the internet more than BLACK and HISPANIC combined.
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Re: Sharpton Pledges Fight Against Homophobia Among Blacks

AudioGuy ·
I came across this article today... The original text can be found @ this site ... Al Sharpton's Skeleton Closet Al Sharpton is showbiz -- a former boy preacher, turned reckless demagogue, turning (he hopes) into an elder statesman of Black America. He has always loved the limelight and hung out with celebrities such as Mahalia Jackson, James Brown, Michael Jackson and Don King. Say what you want about him, he's certainly entertaining. He grew up in a prosperous, suburban family (his dad was...
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Re: Jaguar Wright?

Vox ·
YIKES!!!!!!!!!! Raphael Saadiq? The Godfather of neo-soul?!?!?!?!? Interesting. He did have a hand in D'Angelo's music. But no way am I giving "Little Walter" or "It Never Rains in Southern California" any relationship to this music. I've read where Erykah, D'Angelo, & Maxwell give credit to people like Omar & Soul II Soul, so I'm thinking there's a clear relationship between the London sounds I knew about in the early 90s, and the American artists in the genre today. Soul II...
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Re: Issues: KATRINA

Kevin41 ·
now this comes as a surprise...to be honest I have never heard any white person besides Tim Wise admit to racism on behalf of whites....period.....even the klan claims they are not racist..... DEFENDS ITS 'LOOTING' CAPTION: News org. responds to photo description pointed out by Yahoo News & West. September 6, 2005 *The pictures (see below) started hitting e-mail in-boxes late last week; two photos of displaced Hurricane Katrina victims wading through water carrying items from a grocery...
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Re: What Deal, as it Applies to the Benefits of Being an Illegal Immigrant in the U.S.!

Michael ·
...wrong again, indeed it applies, and be it here, there, or everywhere, the message will still travel, be it by me, or someone else. MBM can ban me, but the message, the material will still travel. Heck, I'm not a member of StormFront, Protest Warrior, or otherwise, and I posted the information from Protest Warrior here, meaning anyone can do it, be it circulating and/or posting, with or without membership to any message board, private organization, sorority, outhouse, gang, etc., etc.,...
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Re: What Deal, as it Applies to the Benefits of Being an Illegal Immigrant in the U.S.!

Michael ·
...have a laugh on me, here, there, or everywhere, the message will still travel, be it by me, or someone else. MBM can ban me, but the message, the material will still travel. Heck, I'm not a member of StormFront, Protest Warrior, or otherwise, and I posted the information from Protest Warrior here, meaning anyone can do it, be it circulating and/or posting, with or without access to membership to any message board, private organization, sorority, outhouse, gang, etc., etc., etc. Heck, by...
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Re: Is the NBA dress code racist?

Nmaginate ·
Last spring, word got out that the NBA had hired former Republican campaign strategist Matthew Dowd, Karl Rove's old lieutenant, to run focus groups to see how the league played in the red states. http://www.prometheus6.org/node/11312 And the plot thickens...
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Re: Conservative Policies

Kweli4Real ·
It doesn't. Another nice sound-bite, but also NOT TRUE. http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archiv...features/001503.html 5.6% of veterans live below the poverty line. That's more than 1.3 Million. And, that doesn't include the dependants of active service men and woman that qualify or are receiving public assistance. But it sounds good though.
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Re: Condi, the 1st Black President?

Nmaginate ·
I started to post this the other day when I saw it on another site:
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Re: Stanley "Tookie" Williams

sunnubian ·
". . . His vocal support of MOVE's uncompromising life-style lost him jobs at Black stations, and he was forced to moonlight to support his family. The mayor's outburst marked the beginning of a campaign of police harassment that included such subtleties as a cocked finger and a 'bang bang' from a smirking cop, and escalated to a late-night police beating of Mumia's brother on the street. Mumia was driving a cab that night. It is undisputed that he intervened. It is undisputed that both he...
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Re: AA's Next Battleground: Minority Fellowships

Nmaginate ·
To aid in you blogging efforts P6 has done some cursory research - follow Pages 1-5 for background. http://www.prometheus6.org/node/11559#comment
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Re: Time For Action?!?!?!?

James Wesley Chester ·
I too think eliminating the n-word from daily speech is an excellent beginning for any person of African ancestry. I will deal with the others as I always have. Many of the posters on this site have decisions to, and are taking, action on a personal level. Mine is to further reestablish ancestral nationality for we who are Americans of unknown African ancestry. To that end I participate, daily, in conversations on this website, africanamerica.org, because I want to add to the thinking of the...
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Re: TRUTH ABOUT RACE (A MUST READ)

Butterfly ·
*Shakes head* This is why I don't like some Afrocentrics, do we really need this,No!
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Re: THE NAACP'S NATIONAL ANTHEM

Guest ·
Nmaginate: If Black Conservatives are "signing someone else's song" could you tell me on what point the Black Democrats who have a quasi-socialist track record differs from the core tenants of the Democratic Party? Last year prior to the election I listened to a conference on C-SPAN in which all of the LEFT WING civil rights organizations (NRA considers itself a civil rights organization) gathered together to put forth their agenda. There was the NAACP sitting next to the National...
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Re: Not Modeling The "Model": The New White Flight

Nmaginate ·
See? This is why you have some serious issues... with INTEGRITY. LEGACIES were explicitly mentioned in this INTERVIEW right along with Athletics, etc. as factors that accounted for the different admit rate between Whites and Asian-Americans. One of the themes is this idea that Asian-Americans are "The New Jews": Hmmm.... How come you neglected to mention anything about GEOGRAPHICAL PREFERENCES? The author, Karabel, made the link to those geographical preferences being non-meritocratic...
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Re: How Greenspan Skewered America

Dusty Elbow ·
Greenspan is o.k. He did what he was intended to do. Be a salary man for the policies of the Federal Reserves. If you follow him very carefully he dropped plenty of hints to prepare yourself for what he saw as a future economic meltdown for the country and perhaps the world. For those who dont know check out Greenspan before he took the job at the Fed. Reserve. http://www.321gold.com/fed/greenspan/1966.html As you can tell he was holding back what he really felt during his tenure as board...
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Re: Well Speaking of Sambo's, UTs, and Traitors, Mindless sick nitwits .........

Michael ·
"This may sound really insensitive, but FUCK EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM. Fuck every racist crackka that voted for W because they wanted to be anti-Black and voted for him because they knew he would be a typical anti-Civil Rights, Ronald Raygun-type president. I don't feel an ounce of sympathy for them, only contempt. Them and the Religious Right have fucked this country over for the next 40 years. Fuck all those fucking pieces of shit." by Empty Purnata ***************************** ......and I...
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Re: Well Speaking of Sambo's, UTs, and Traitors, Mindless sick nitwits .........

Empty Purnata ·
Don't flatter yourself, you're not that popular. I'm sure no one outside of this website even knows, or cares.
 
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