Black History Unleashed Jewish Gene Myth 3-Fifths
In This Edition The first edition of the Black History Unleashed, If Black History Is Ours, We Must Own It, looked at what makes BBC’s work “unleashed”, and not simply “black history”. In short, we are pursuing a radical approach to historical inquiry with an expressed agenda to uplift the psyche […]

Inside 3-Fifths: The Jewish Gene Myth

Black History-UNLEASHED--Series-Banner Unleashed Black History
  “History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon’?” ― Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code […]

If Black History Is Ours, We Must Own It

Black Panthers Vanguard of the Revolution
On September 18, 2018, Black Panthers; Vanguard of the Revolution came to Netflix. The documentary chronicles 1960s revolution as fostered by The Black Panther Party {BPP}, founded in Oakland, Ca. by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. Stanley Nelson offers a long into the social context that gave rise the […]

Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (A Must See)

Geye Hamby
Buford, GA – Buford City Schools Superintendent Geye Hamby resigned Friday morning after an audio recording surfaced that captured him in the midst of a racial tirade. In two separate phone calls, the district’s chief officer since 2006 repeatedly called African American construction workers at a school worksite, “niggers”. In […]

Buford City Schools, Geye Hamby, and Uncomfortable Implications for Public ...

TheSentencingProject - Six Million Disenfranchised Voting
Part II of the series “Trump, Prison Reform, and the White House Briefing with Black Clergy”, looks at a problematic area of public policy. Namely, the indefinite rescinding of voting rights of persons convicted of felonies. The series comes in the wake of a recent controversial White House meeting between Donald Trump […]

The Sentencing Project Reports Six Million Ex-Offenders Are Disenfranchised From ...

Amsterdam, Netherlands (April 21, 2018) – Colin Kaepernick received the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018 in honor of his “spirit of activism and exceptional change“.  Kaepernick follows in a  line of notable recipients that include Nelson Mandela, who fought against South Aafrican apartheid, was jailed for 27 […]

Colin Kaepernick 2018 Ambassador of Conscience Award

On April 3, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr., James Bevel, Fred Shuttlesworth led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) launch of the Birmingham campaign, a nonviolent effort to dismantle discrimination laws in one of the south’s most persistent vestiges of jim crow. Partnering with Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, SCLC engaged in way […]

Reclaiming Justice: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from ...

  The REIMAGINING DEMOCRACY Series embraces, embodies, and promotes a concept coined by actor Danny Glover that calls for a new generation of leadership to carry forth the tradition of struggle that have resulted in significant social transformations in America; transformations that likewise energized movements in the Caribbean, Central and […]

The Black Power Mixtape Panel Discussion Featuring Danny Glover and ...

Several years ago, I led the development of a federal-chartered community development financial institution. The process is beyond this article but required a number of project responsibilities. Writing the business plan to gain regulatory approval. Developing of financial policies to raise capital. Site presentation and hiring. Establishing the computer systems […]

Whys and Hows of Supporting Black Owned Financial Institutions (BOFIs)

  Voter suppression has emerged as an controversial subtext of the most recent five presidential election cycles. Conceptually, voter suppression conjures up our nation’s darkest days of racial segregation, its forms and extent of considerable discussion in political and civil rights circles, today. Tension surrounding this topic escalated after the […]

The Silent Suppressor: A Record 6 Million Convicted Felons Can’t ...