Archive for the ‘empire’ Category

The Meaning of Mandela

December 15, 2013 · 0 Comments

The passing of Nelson Mandela has stirred emotion around the globe. Recently, invited me to share my thoughts on […]

If you’re not familiar with Thomas Friedman, you are probably familiar with his arguments in “The World is Flat” which […]

For days, months, and years family and friends of Troy Davis have been praying that his execution would not occur. […]

Today many will celebrate Columbus Day, I won’t. Here’s a little history lesson for all the kids home from school. […]

For a few years now, Michael Steele has been trying to meet me on Beat Street by being more “Hip-Hop” […]

With the World Cup coming to an end yesterday in South Africa, here’s my commentary on African-Americans and World Cup […]

Not too long ago, I had a chance to discuss the question of a Black Agenda and President Obama with […]

Haiti in Context: Voices

January 16, 2010 · 5 Comments

“History is not a procession of illustrious people. It’s about what happens to a people. Millions of anonymous people is […]

Note: This is a Partner Post to Haiti in Context: Voices. Please check out both. They represent some of the […]

Cornel West and Carl Dix tangle at CCNY on Tuesday night.