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self help computer software maintenance for blacks in the great recession

Dear afrosphere colleagues and others with computer function problems: Because Blacks tend to earn less for doing the same work, and because we’ve been hard hit by the latest Great

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more of my thoughts on Malcolm X and Gandhi….

In a New York Times book review of Manning Marable’s just released biography on Malcolm X, it is revealed that Marable’s quintessential work is embedded with a Trojan horse that,

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the danger in deification

A recent biography of Gandhi is much less flattering than the status quo representation of the man who created the prototype for the Civil Rights Movement.  According to the biography

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Flock of Simpletons: Why Intellect Is Not Allowed in the Church

Try this thought experiment: Maybe the clergymen who raped young boys in the Catholic church and the self-anointed bishops who (allegedly) used their youth ministry as grooming grounds for sexual

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“I Wish it Would Rain”: Suicide and Black Men’s Reponses to Bereavement and Depression

I have been reflecting on Roger Penzabene, the Temptations song-writer who killed himself on New Year’s Eve, 1967, just before his “I Wish It Would Rain” ballad became a hit.

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Little Sympathy for Wisconsin

Rules were broken, cash diverted, and the unions went, well – home. You can say that they’re all somewhere huddled up, planning for a recall fight or a court fight,

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Demand Aljazeera in the USA

With FoxNews on the far right, MSNBC hosting charlatans such as Lawrence O’Donnell and Martin Bashir  (Rachel Maddow being the only bright spot), and CNN morphing  into a TMZ –ish

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Best Post EVER: And Don’t Call Me Shirley….

Remember way back when the NAACP’s Benjamin Todd Jealous ran roughshod over Shirley Sherrod in an effort to placate white folks?  It behooves us to commemorate this adventure in mediocrity

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The Dangle of Angle: Sharron Angle’s Slight Return

There are so many extremists in the Republican Party it’s hard to keep track of them all. A few of them rise above the fray if only because they are

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Via Black Youth Project: A (Long Winded) Defense of Jalen Rose

After the initial broadcast on ESPN last Sunday night, Grant Hill wrote a response to Rose–which appeared in The New York friggin’ Times, mind you (Duke alums stay elitist classy

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