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Bringing new school political leadership to old school academic values provides a promising yield. I know that amongst the faithful of Hip Hop Nation, Hiram, OH is not a place where many would say they could find an offshoot of the New School – politically or otherwise. However, Hiram (HI’ rum) College in rural Ohio […]

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Is a portion of America becoming everything that once deplored in the process of getting everything they think they want? People are calling this a victory for America. It may be true: there are some aspects of the health care bill that we need in place to reform the broken system here in the United […]

Is a portion of America becoming everything that once deplored in the process of getting everything they think they want? People are calling this a victory for America. It may be true: there are some aspects of the health care bill that we need in place to reform the broken system here in the United […]

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Without conversations equipped for 21st century issues and conflicts, you never know what is good for us and what is not – and who is racist and who may not be.  The general consensus is that the health care reform proposed by the Democrats is good for Black America – that is, until you look […]

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It’s not unique to one party or one set of politicians, but it is problematic when it goes down like this for so many at one time.  Maybe it’s the fact that it happened all at once. Maybe it’s the fact that it involves one of two Black governors in the nation and one of […]

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In an era where we have a Black president, opposing Black leaders, and a dominant hip hop culture during a devastating crisis in Black America, one has to ask. I remember writing an article that almost got me killed 18 years ago. In the early 1990s, there was plenty to reflect upon as Black History […]

In an era where we have a Black president, opposing Black leaders, and a dominant hip hop culture during a devastating crisis in Black America, one has to ask. I remember writing an article that almost got me killed 18 years ago. In the early 1990s, there was plenty to reflect upon as Black History […]

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The latest from Durham and the legacy of the Duke Lacrosse case shows why our legal and political system works until when we apply the law in earnest, not through the guise of emotionalism. The Duke Lacrosse legacy took another strange twist indirectly with the arrest of Crystal Magnum last week during a violent argument […]

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John Brennan missed the point with his comparison of terrorism to criminality. If people miss the higher symbolism in his comments, they risk missing the bigger point as well. People within political circles continue to hammer away at the comments made by Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan in an op-ed piece published with the […]

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A potential yardstick of transformation for the GOP may come by way of a poised young conservative out of Arkansas. Will Black America support a sister and the diversity they claim the GOP needs or will they reject change due to believing the same tired stereotypes? If there is one thing that you can count […]

If the Obama Administration and the supermajority of 2009 lost focus on the job market while chasing down universal health care, what exactly did they lose focus on? For starters, a passing grade on WMDs. With the Scott Brown victory in Massachusetts, many politicos around the nation are noting that the Democrats’ efforts in Washington […]

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If the Obama Administration and the supermajority of 2009 lost focus on the job market while chasing down universal health care, what exactly did they lose focus on? For starters, a passing grade on WMDs. With the Scott Brown victory in Massachusetts, many politicos around the nation are noting that the Democrats’ efforts in Washington […]