Cornel West drops some very intense knowledge on David Letterman


By Lyonel Laverde-Hansen Dr. Cornel West, a professor at Union Theological Seminary in New York, was a guest on Monday’s Late Night talk show on CBS. The host, David Letterman had a thoughtful question for Dr. West. “I assumed, I think like many people of my generation, that we were on the right path to race relations in this country ...

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Black History Month: Pressing On To Make A Difference


By Dr. Sunclair Grey It’s February, and once again, we are celebrating Black History Month. Every year, many Americans take time out of their busy schedule to remember and reflect on the achievements African-Americans have made and continue to make in this country. With the accomplishment of President Barack Obama being the first elected African-American President of the United States, ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III: How YOU can become an agent of change


by Dr Sinclair Grey III On Tuesday, January 20th, millions of people gathered around their television sets to watch President Barack Obama deliver his State of the Union address to the American people. In a speech that was filled with the possibility of hope for a brighter future in the U.S., you can’t help but observe people who despise President ...

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In 2015 are you going to be a turkey or an eagle?

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By Michal Ortner You may be asking yourself many questions as you end this year to head into a new one. ‘Will this year be better? Will I be better? How can I improve myself? How will I survive financially?’ But, the question you should be asking yourself is ‘Will I be a turkey or an eagle?” Let me explain. ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III – 12 Affirmations For The African-American Community-done


As we approach 2015, many people will make various New Year’s resolutions, from losing weight to going into business for themselves. While it’s a proven fact than many people don’t keep their resolutions after the second month, what needs to happen is that people move from making resolutions to declaring affirmations they will embrace throughout the year. And you don’t ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III – The fight for justice must be peaceful and respectful at all times


by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Pointing fingers is never wise in bringing about justice. The murders of two NYPD officers over the weekend has sparked outrage towards protesters, Rev. Al Sharpton, and the President of the United States. It’s clear that we are facing difficult times with regards to race relations and relations between police officers and citizens. Because of ...

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Dr Samori Swygert: Are blacks being setup as “zombies” worthy of destruction?


Are blacks being setup as Zombies worthy of destruction? By: Dr. Samori Swygert I’m a very keen observer of subliminal undertones and messages.  Many times individuals or groups will use caricatures to subtly convey plans, or feelings about other individuals to avoid directly offending them or the revealing of plans. I can’t help but wonder if the media has already ...

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The Council on Foreign Relations slams CIA in murder of Patrice Lumumba


The Council on Foreign Relations slams CIA in murder of Patrice Lumumba By: Dr. Samori Swygert On the heels of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held this August 2014 in Washington, D.C., the Council on Foreign Relations published a very eye opening article on the CIA’s tinkering in the affairs of the Congo. The Council on Foreign Relations is a major ...

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