It’s time for “Real Talk”

Institutional racism, racial profiling, classism, gender and sexual orientation discrimination, colorism- these are  all constructed, yet irrefutable and substantive social issues that continue to follow us, from one generation to the next, with no apparent resolution or end in sight. And the thing is, not many people are willing to really talk about them. And when …

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The joys of being racially profiled…

So for anyone who has not had the misfortune of being racially profiled, I thought I might describe to you an experience I recently had with it. Last Friday, my coworkers and I decided to have a business lunch at a restaurant called Max's Diner and Bar in Oakland's Citi Center. Very nice atmosphere, somewhat upscale. At …

This is how America treats our Black Revolutionary Leaders; We cannot forget about Mumia Abu-Jamal!!

At one time, the "Free Mumia" campaign had momentum and there were many folks who believed in his innocence and worked tirelessly to get the message out to the masses about the injustice that had been done to him. But here we are, in 2015 and I wonder how many people have forgotten about Mumia …