Archive for the ‘Prison’ Category
Count ‘em all … at home!!!
April 15, 2010 · 0 Comments
Unless you have been in hiding, you have noticed the Census 2010 is in full swing now. From rapping commercials […]
Negro Please! The Census & 3 things to care about
January 7, 2010 · 30 Comments
And one of them is not the use of the word Negro which has BEEN appearing, including on the 2000 […]
Where Political Hip-Hop Lives
August 25, 2009 · 0 Comments
Hip-Hop has been political, you just haven’t been paying it attention. My reflection on the Black August Hip-Hop Project.
What are you doing for Black August?
August 20, 2009 · 11 Comments
The month of August has been the seat of many important events in the history of African people, particularly people […]
Why I didn’t jump up and talk about swimming pools or Skip Gates … and maybe why you may not as well.
Danger! Your Suburban Bubble is Under Attack!
June 9, 2009 · 4 Comments
The recent death of Chris Jones, attributed to a gang in suburbia has sparked more hysteria about the violence, gangs, and most importantly race without mentioning race.
This post will not be a lofty tribute to Brother Malcolm, if you would like to see one like that, check it out here. This will be a call to action, because that is one of the things El Hajj Malik El Shabazz was about. Today is a National Day of Action to Stop the Execution of Troy Davis and today I saw a heinous video of a young teenager brutalized by the Police of Toledo. I do not doubt that Malcolm would have been disturbed to action by both. Let’s honor him by doing the work!
Why Forte’s free and Mumia is not
November 25, 2008 · 13 Comments
So in bizarro world news yesterday, my phone and twitter started blowing up about the commuting of sentence that John […]
The Welfare Queen Redux
February 6, 2007 · 15 Comments
As I returned to my state of Michigan a few weeks ago, I was greeted with the image of a […]