Dr. Samori Swygert: Where are officer Darren Wilson’s toxicology results?


By: Dr. Samori Swygert What are the toxicology report findings of police officer Darren Wilson?  Was a toxicology screening performed on police officer Darren Wilson? These are the pertinent questions that should also be posed.  The authorities and forensic examiners have expedited the toxicology screen of police shooting victim, Michael Brown.  These findings will definitely contribute to character profile of ... Read More »

Dr Samori Swygert: President Obama’s “calm reflection” pacifies community outcries


By: Dr. Samori Swygert Why does President Obama address the African American community with pacifist verbiage? Okay, I probably just pissed off some of you, and in the same breath, I also validated and endorsed the feelings of other African Americans. We’ll talk about it. President Obama’s response to the George Zimmerman verdict- “calm reflection” Below is the White House ... Read More »

Blackface in Stockholm Pride Festival draws cries of racism


By Nigel Boys According to International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM), racism is as alive today as it ever has been, especially in Europe, where it was invented by the colonials who thought that white people were superior to every other race on the planet. The Uhuru movement, a radical political organization founded by the African People’s Socialist Party in 1991, ... Read More »

Yolanda Spivey: Where are the three Black police officers employed by Ferguson Missouri’s police department?


By Yolanda Spivey As I tune into CNN and other various news outlets broadcasting the recent homicide, I mean shooting incident in Ferguson MO, I couldn’t help but notice the new Negro they have in charge–Captain Ronald S. Johnson. Johnson, a Missouri Highway Patrol Captain and long time resident of Ferguson, is evidently the new peace keeper.  Over the last ... Read More »

How does Jesus Shape the way black people view themselves?


“Faith and Family” By Jesse Herriott In a recent Facebook post, I made mention of a political cartoon that I received in my newsfeed. The individual, whom I will leave nameless, made a remark about the timeliness of certain ethnicities in connection to their faith of choice. To speak plainly, the cartoon suggested that African-American Christians have a problem with ... Read More »

Boehner says House plans to sue Pres. Obama for abusing his authority


by April V. Taylor Aljazeera is reporting that House Speaker John Boehner is moving forward with a lawsuit to sue President Obama regarding what Boehner sees as misuse of executive authority.  Boehner stated, “The Constitution makes it clear that a president’s job is to faithfully execute the laws.  In my view, the president has not faithfully executed the laws.”  Boehner ... Read More »