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Black Complacency Under Obama Entrancement?

April 28, 2014 by

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Lessons Learned or Not? : Black Complacency Under Obama Entrancement? What have we gotten in return for 90%-plus support? (I remember Obama going into office saying something like this: LBJ had MLK putting pressure on him to do the right thing in terms of Civil Rights legislation; and that his (Obama’s) effectiveness in terms of […]

Our Children Need “African” Teachers!!

April 21, 2014 by

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The issue of the education and mis-education of African American children and youth continues to get a lot of attention these days, with the “pipeline to prison” realities of the nation’s public education system (from Pre-School to High School and beyond!) being in the spotlight far too much, far too often. Under these circumstances, it […]

A Pregnant Woman’s Pregnant Power!

April 20, 2014 by

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Pregnant Power! By Ka Meritah, pregnant and powerful (a Facebook posting) 4/19/2014 Pregnancy is an example of how much more energetically powerful a woman is than a man. She takes in continuous amount(s) of energy to sustain her life and (that) of the baby growing inside her. The energy enters into heart and travels all […]

We ARE Children of the Sun!!!

April 12, 2014 by

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WE ARE CHILDREN OF THE SUN!!! I am honored and my heart is truly moved, that Sister Oya Kali used my song, inspired by words from ASAR Dr. Chancellor Williams’ great history work (The Destruction of Black Civilization) to accompany the beautiful & historic photos of this video. Amen Ra Hetep!! Ankh, Udja, Seneb!!! Bro. […]

Oakland, CA Student Personifies Excellence & Success!!

April 5, 2014 by

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This is what Self-determination, Purpose, Creativity looks like!! Monday, February 10, 2014 THE SCHOLARLY ATHLETE: Akintunde Ahmad — He has a 5.0 GPA and a 2100 out of 2400 on the SAT. He plays 3 instruments, played basketball for 3 years, and is an Oakland (CA) Athletic League baseball MVP. He also has acceptance letters […]

Betty Shabazz Academy Scholars Earn Top Scores and Attend Best High Schools in Illinois

April 3, 2014 by

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An African-Centered School Produces Many Top Scholars in Chicago in 2014 (Re-post from Black Star Project newsletter) Earning a seat at an elite school is highly competitive. Betty Shabazz Academy wants to congratulate (from left to right): Subri Kheperu – Whitney Young High School, Nyarai Khepera – Walter Payton College Prep, Aqeelah Malone & Assata […]

Remembering Marvin Gaye: “What’s Going On?”

April 1, 2014 by

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In my opinion, Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” album is the greatest, most-nearly eternally relevant collection of songs OF ALL TIMES!! That set was Marvin’s reason for being, the mission he was sent to accomplish, in spite of other mess that dogged his existence. As we are in this calendar period of his entering and […]