GARVEYISM!

Marcus Garvey and Garveyism proclaimed:   We must free ourselves [from whites] mentally, spiritually, and politically. So long as we remain the religious slaves of another race, so long as we remain educationally the slaves of another race, so long as we remain politically the slaves of another race, so long shall other men trample …

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DEATH BY A THOUSAND LIL CUTS! THE NEVER ENDING SAGA OF AFRICANS IN CHAINS!

As a young huslta out there peddling death to feed my family, again, I did not realize the traps that were awaiting my downfall. Nor did I realize the gravity of my responsibility to my family and how it was I was vital to their future progress. Despite the fact that I sold drugs, the …

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UNDERSTANDING THE BLACK NATIONALISTS’ MINDSET VS. BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS!

Contrary to popular belief, Black Nationalism is not Black supremacy. Rather, the philosophy of Black Nationalism sought/seeks to re-educate the Black masses in the importance of organizing our communities in a manner that allows for us to control the politics and economy, which greatly influences our social life. This meant/means controlling our own businesses and …

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WHAT MADE ME MAN UP!

Trapped in a world of disparity, I witnessed it riddled with drugs, violence and insanity. All too which would have its affect on my ghetto perspective. Yet, my ghetto was unique, nonetheless, the same. Though, there were no plywood covers littering project windows or other features that immediately come to mind when reflecting on the …

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THE FALL OF AMERICA!

For several decades political scientists and other scholars have been commenting on the fact that America has embarked upon an era of deindustrialization. Notably, the nation's three-tier system (i.e., lower-, middle- and upper-class) is withering away as the gap between the haves and the have-nots increase creating Third World poverty in the land of opportunity. …

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GENOCIDAL BEINGS. PART II

Given mankind's persuasive ability to shape society's conscience, the individual life is thus of little, if any, value were it fails to comport with his interests or expectations. This is irrespective of race, ethnicity, or class. Mankind's pretentious regard for life becomes all the more apparent where his actual behavior reflects his contempt of it. …

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BLOCKS, GLOCKS AND TRAP-SPOTS

As alienation proceeds and we are further removed from the breast of moral nourishment, forsaken are we the most significant function of positive group reinforcement that provides structure and freedom to one's psychological aggressions. Couple this need to vent with the wretched affects of poverty, and you have a formula for a hypnotic esteem transfixed …

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PRODUCT OF THE GHETTO!

  "Chance," it is said, "favors the prepared mind." Yet, the only thing ghetto youth are prepared for is the school-2-prison pipeline. From Projects-2-Prison, the imperialist educational experience in America incapacitates and makes puppets of not only ghetto youth, but so too the entire American population (Chapter 5-The Unorthodox Teacher).... Excerpt from Ivan Kilgore's book Domestic …

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CALIFORNIA’S BLACK AND BROWN WAR!

In the early 1990s the foot-soulja addition (i.e., the Sureños) to the Mexican Mafia would take advantage of their increasing numbers in the California state prison system. This gave them leverage over the Mexican Nationals, a.k.a. the Boarder Brothers, who were an integral part of the Columbian drug cartels. With the growing presence of the …

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HOW WE WENT FROM BLACK PANTHERS TO GANGBANGERS. PART III

COINTELPRO is an acronym for Counterintelligence Program. This was a FBI subdivision launched to disrupt, misdirect, discredit, or otherwise neutralize the Civil Rights, Black Liberation, Puerto Rican Independence, anti-war, and student protests of the 1960s. Details of which can be found in Ward Churchill and Jim Vander Wall's The COINTELPRO Papers: Documents from the FBI's …

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