An article in the March ’06 Harpers Magazine exposed the genocidal griminess of the medical industrial complex. The article opened with the story of a working class mother from Memphis who was pregnant and coerced into taking an HIV test. She received a false positive and since the doctors didn’t administer a back up test [...]
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Rest In Prophetic Prose to Chinua Achebe. I read this book in the 6th grade and my teacher went back to my parents and told them I might be turning into a revolutionary. Ha, never that. Revolution is the act of revolving in a circle. Time lapses and you return to the position you were [...]
With the closeout of another B.H.M. upon us I thought I should put together a small photo retrospective of what Black History Month means to me. Collect all these images and share them with your family, friends and coworkers.
My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time [...]
There’s a few things that I should clear up with you when we talk about the youth collective that I joined when I was in high school. Mainstream media outlets during that time said that we were a “Brooklyn gang”. The truth will always be this… We were NOT a gang, but a citywide collective [...]