Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

America has entered new territory when it comes to issues of sexual diversity: “Toleranceville.”  Never heard of it? Sure you […]

(Mis)Reading Malcolm

October 29, 2010 · 12 Comments

“All the real OGs, I’m a solider cause you told me study Malcolm, Garvey, Huey/ Study Malcolm, Garvey, Huey, their life […]

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

As you may know, I support gay marriage (yes, it is a civil rights issue.) As you may also know, […]

I thoroughly enjoyed New Muslim Cool for its careful treatment of Hamza who beautifully embodies two of the most powerful social forces of the past 30 years: Hip-Hop and Islam. As a child of Hip-Hop and an admirer of Islam, I was pleased to see that the “new muslim cool” may just be the maturation of the old muslim cool.

BHC: Kwame Ture on Zionism

December 28, 2008 · 0 Comments

Yesterday and today, some of the most violent attacks on the Palestinian people in decades were launched by the Israeli military. As I write this, the death toll is approximately 280, and the number of innocent lives that will continue to be lost are unknown. I value human life and really have dreamed about a peaceful middle east, but now, more than ever, I’m concerned that my wishes have been nothing more than a dream. The question of Zionism remains one of the most politically contentious among global citizens today. Beneath you will find two videos from the greatKwame Ture (Stokley Carmichael), who left the earth in 1998, speaking on the distinction between Judaism and Zionism and his position on imperialism. Please listen. We can no longer afford to not value human life.

Burning the candle…

October 23, 2008 · 0 Comments

I’ve been burning the candles at both ends, but let this video motivate you to give even more!!!

In the case that you haven’t had a clear discussion of Black Liberation Theology, check out this Times article (hat […]