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Remembering and Expressing Love for a Heavyweight Big Brother

May 13, 2011 by

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My Big Brother Died Today by LaSandrarita Caldwell, on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 10:22pm   My oldest brother died today. Theodore Caldwell. Others called him Tank, but that name never flowed for me. I always called him Theodore.   My earliest memories of my big brother dates back to the 1950s as a child. […]

Is Economic Globalization a “Neutron Bomb” for African Labor?

May 10, 2011 by

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  (Editor’s note: T’was not so long ago that there were serious suspicions and discussions about the development of neutron bombs by the so-called developed powers of the world – weapons that could destroy targeted human populations while leaving the physical structures and material resources of their lands intact for exploitation and profit by the perpetrators […]

Where, When, Why and How Does “Hell” Ever Exist?

May 9, 2011 by

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The cover of the April 25, 2011 Time magazine featured, in bold letters, this question: What If There’s No Hell? The question was being raised relative to an article in the issue by Jon Meacham, entitled “Is Hell Dead?”,  addressing the controversy and consternation swirling among many Christians in the wake of a new best-selling book […]

3rd Graders with Weak Reading Skills May Face a Future of Unemployment, Poverty, Prison

May 9, 2011 by

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Life in the U.S. of A: For a Winning Future Our Children Need Reading Excellence Here & Now! By Bro. Mxolisi   “We will never close the achievement gap . . . solve our dropout crisis . . . break the cycle of poverty that afflicts so many children if we don’t make sure that […]

Reflections on the Initiation Rites of Our African Way of Life

May 9, 2011 by

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By Minister Mxolisi Ozo-Sowande (aka Bro. Mxolisi T. Sowell)  There are five major initiation rites that have served to stabilize and advance the greatest good for African civilizations throughout our history, absent the destructive and genocidal incursions of foreign invaders, with their colonial impositions and their continuous poisoning and disrupting of our humanity and way […]