Activism/Abolitionist

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Thu, 31.05.2018

The Lost Art of the Black Boycott

On June 15th 1953 the black community of Baton Rouge, Louisiana staged the first municipal boycott of the 20th century.  I’m using this factual event to ask the African American community why we are not using this strategy in 2018?  I’m not confusing non-violent protest with boycott, I am referencing the difference to not forget […]

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Wed, 28.02.2018

Country Before Party, Community before Self by B. Mchie

Last year, white republican senator Jeff Flake made a public contribution to the democratic candidate in the Alabama senators race.  On the check’s memo area, he wrote “country above party.”  I use this metaphor to speak to the African American community and have all of (including myself) to ask (and answer) can we do more […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

and yeah, brothers, while white/America sings about the unsink able molly brown (who was hustling the titanic when it went down) I sing to thee of Shine the stoker who was... I SING OF SHINE by Etheridge Knight.
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