THE IRONY OF POLICE BULLETS MURDERING BLACK YOUTH AND ENTRUSTING JUSTICE TO THE MURDERER’S COURT SYSTEM!

As the ink spills from my pen there is a funeral being planned. As anger and grief have swept over the family and friends of 18 year old Michael Brown, pallbearers are being selected to carry his bullet-ridden body onto the threshold of eternity. Sadly, Michael Brown has become yet another statistic in the Black …

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THE U.S. CONSTITUTION: AN EXPLOITERS VISION OF FREEDOM!

Knowing that freedom and equality are truly myths and illusions in a capitalist society, I decided one day to prod a fellow prisoner with the question: "What is it going to take to make freedom and equality a reality for Black folk?" With a hint of humor, he responded: "For every Black man the world …

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THE AMERICAN POLITICAL MACHINE: CREATING VIOLENCE IN CHICAGO!

Note how since the 1997 federal prosecution of Larry Hoover and other Chicago gang leaders, Chicago has erupted into a fury of gang violence. The national media and other publications, such as the USA Today Newspaper, have reported Chicago as the "Murder Capital."   With each passing year the violence has increased due to an …

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DID YOU KNOW…

There's ignorance at all levels of the educational structure. The lower one is--that is, the less informed one is--the easier to exploit. This, however, does not mean that those at the top of the educational structure are not necessarily exploited as well. They are simply rewarded a little better yet exploited all the same. For …

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BROTHERHOOD NOT GANGS: THE MEASURING STICK OF LEADERSHIP!

The gun is your source of power on the street when it should be your brain and brotherhood…                           -Muhammad Bashir Today's gangs are yesterday's political organizations that have come to be our grass-root movements. They are our power-base; the iconoclasts of the era who have been manipulated into a community-destructive force. This is why …

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A PRISONER GIVING BACK TO SOCIETY!

The United Black Family Scholarship Foundation would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of all our benefactors. Especially, those of incarcerated author Ivan Kilgore, who has donated the proceeds of his recently published book--Domestic Genocide: The Institutionalization of Society--to the United Black Family Scholarship Foundation endowment. His message is clear and authentic …

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CHANGING THE HUMAN VALUE SYSTEM THROUGH EDUCATION AND THOUGHTFUL INTROSPECTION!

That all men are created equal before the eyes of God and the U.S. Constitution is of little, if any, importance before the eyes of men who measure equality in terms of political and economic power. It is through the educational process that this sort of power is either constructed or deconstructed. Naturally, the question …

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THE TRAINERS LION: DOMESTICATED BY AMERICAN EDUCATION!

"The loin," explains Dr. Na'im Akbar, "that will jump through a fiery hoop because on the other side you have a big fat steak for him, is a trained loin, not an educated loin." He goes on to explain: "… education is a process by which you are actively capable of manifesting what you are. When …

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BUILDING FUTURES: INVESTING IN PRO-COMMUNITY INSTITUTIONS!

That all men are created equal before the eyes of God and the U.S. Constitution is of little, if any, importance before the eyes of men who measure equality in terms of political and economic power. It is through the educational process that this sort of power is either constructed or deconstructed. Naturally, the question …

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THE MISEDUCATION OF THE NEGRO 2014

The Miseducation of the Negro, published in 1933 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, has been one of the most controversial reads for the Black community over the years. Despite it's profound impact and insight on the black educational directive, American educational institutions remain intent on miseducating people of African descent. Here, white America is not …

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