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Succeeding Against The Odds


CONGRATULATIONS TO  THE CLASS OF 2014 For the fifith consecutive year, 100% of the seniors from Urban Prep’s Englewood and West campuses and the inaugural graduating class from its Bronzeville Campus have been accepted to four-year colleges and universities. Urban Prep Academies is a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by education entrepreneur Tim King and a group of African-American education, ... Read More »

Blood Moon

Blood moon: A total lunar eclipse viewer’s guide Is the Blood Moon Scientific or Spiritual? The year 2013 has come to  an end.  What a year it has been.  Meteor strikes, rare comets, solar flares, mass animal deaths, wars and rumors of wars, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, severe weather patterns, and sink holes, just to name some of what ... Read More »

Operation Mockingbird


Operation Mockingbird: Are You Chatting With a CIA Agent Online?  oday, Operation Mockingbird has evolved into a new brand of media control. CIA Agents are now hired and given shill accounts on social media outlets like Facebook to argue any ideology they are instructed to. The agents have up to 10 fake shill accounts used to troll and create the ... Read More »

The Catholic Church|Rawanda Genocide


The Catholic Church Must Apologize for Its Role in Rawanda’s Genocide The Vatican’s reluctance to confront those accused of murder in its midst is rooted in its refusal to face up to the church’s complicity in the events of 1994. The skulls of genocide victims in Rwanda. ‘The Catholic church failed in Rwanda in 1994.’ Photograph: Stephen Morrison/EPA. There is ... Read More »

Racism|Is Racism A Part of Human Nature


Has racism always existed? Can it ever be totally abolished? FOR MANY people coming to radical politics–Blacks and whites alike–hatred of racism and a desire to get rid of it is a huge motivating factor. This is in contrast to some of the common assumptions about where racism comes from. The first is that racism is part of human nature–that ... Read More »

Future Leaders


Autum Ashante Child Prodigy Autum Ashante’ of Mount Vernon, N.Y., has performed at HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, the Cotton Club in Los Angeles, the Apollo Theater in Harlem, the African Street Festival, Caroline’s on Broadway, the Russell Simmons Phat Farm Fashion Show, Steve Harvey’s “Big Time,” a prestigious Grammy Foundation event, and at universities and other venues across the country. ... Read More »

Are We Winning The War On Poverty?

the poor

 A Look At The War On Poverty In the months before his death, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was working on The Poor People’s Campaign. He was planning a march on Washington to demand jobs, unemployment insurance and a fair minimum wage. “Ultimately, a great nation is a compassionate nation,” King said. “America has not met its obligations and ... Read More »

Progress In Africa


Economioc Development of Africa Education and Academic Achievement Did you know that Black immigrants from Africa have more college education and higher rates of degree attainment than any other immigrant group in the United States?  According to U.S. Census data, Nigerian immigrants have the highest levels of education in the nation, surpassing whites and Asians. Eighty percent of the population of the ... Read More »

Teach Your Child To Swim


Why Don’t Black People Swim: Race, Stereotypes, & America How many times have you been invited to a pool party and when you got there… NO ONE WAS IN THE POOL? What is this what prevents African Americans from enjoying the recreational sport of swimming? This stereotype like many others has been around for quite some time, with statistics to ... Read More »

Blacks in Sport


 5 Black Pioneer Athletes You May Never Heard Of. Major Taylor – Champion Cyclist and First African American World Champion Arguably one of the best cyclists of all time is a man that 99 percent of the world has never heard of.  Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor, born on November 26, 1878 was a champion cyclist, multiple multiple world record holder ... Read More »

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