The first presidential contest I can recall was that of 1964 when I was seven years old. The tradition of Democrats attempting to paint Republicans … Raymond Massey For Barry GoldwaterRead More Raymond Massey For Barry Goldwater
A Letter From Father to Child Kevin Powell writes to his future child about how to survive in a world filled with fear, violence, sexism and racism. By Kevin Powell This letter is excerpted from Kevin Powell’s new book, “When We Free The World,” a collection of personal essays. I honestly do not know where […]Read More With the world being so violent and racist, are Blacks concerned about the survival of their offsprings? One Black man shares his deep-rooted concerns-
In a racially mixed American town, a 5-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, […]Read More THE WELL (1951) Racial tension arises when a little black girl falls into a well.
An excellent literary overview with all of the ramifications of homelessness and oppression in the world’s societies. There are many sayings about the man’s journey in life, the trials and hardships … This quote from Ralph Ellison’s review of Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal’s book An American Dilemma (which explores the roots of prejudice and racism […]Read More The Invisible Man by Langston Hughes
An American Neighborhood 11 Things You Didn’t Know About The Time Police Bombed An American neighborhood. Written by a Newsone staff member. On May 13 1985, a bomb was dropped on a row house in Philadelphia, unleashing a relentless fire that eventually burned down 61 houses, killed 11 people (including five children), and injured Neighborhood. […]Read More USA Police and Racism? “The Move Organization, John Africa and The Bombing of West Philly – 5/13/85”