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Remembering the Other Michael Jackson Print E-mail
Written by Earl Ofari Hutchinson   
Saturday, 27 June 2009

ImageThe quest to seal a legacy as more than just the Pop King told much about Jackson’s desire that the small but unseen and much neglected part of his life, that is his charitable work be known and remembered.


Revealed: the face of the first European Print E-mail
Written by Steve Conner, Science Editor - The Independent   
Wednesday, 13 May 2009
ImageThe face of the first anatomically-modern human to live in Europe has been revealed. It belonged to a man – or woman – who inhabited the ancient forests of the Carpathian Mountains in what is now Romania about 35,000 years ago.
Education and the Future of Black Children -- excerpts from a three part series Print E-mail
Written by Tolu Olorunda   
Thursday, 07 May 2009
ImageBlack students are being sifted away from their futures by a racist straining device - the school system. Unless we begin challenging those dogmas that sustain this device, the violence will continue unabated.
Stimulus "Mania": Is It The 21st Century Soup Line? Print E-mail
Written by Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, PhD, BlackCommentator.com Guest Commentator   
Tuesday, 21 April 2009
ImageThe efforts to jumpstart the economy in the United States, in hopes of causing a global ripple, has taken on an entirely new meaning as people and industry alike wait for the $787 billion dollar economic stimulus package to drop. It’s like a “mania” as so many cities, states, industries, school districts, homeowners, small business owners await the economic “savior” of their connected economic realities.
Fatherís Top Ten List Print E-mail
Written by Darryl James   
Saturday, 11 April 2009

ImageThere’s enough negativity surrounding fatherhood—particularly Black Fatherhood—that more needs to be spoken either in positive or at least for pragmatic purposes.

The assumption made by ignorant, hateful people who often have poor relationships with their own fathers is that so-called “Deadbeat Dads” are all men who just don’t care about their children.

Rejecting Post-Raciality: An Ode To The Life Of John Hope Franklin Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Asadullah Samad, Ph.D.   
Thursday, 02 April 2009
ImageThe death of preeminent historian and race scholar, John Hope Franklin, and his life long contribution to helping America understand the legacies of slavery and racial vestiges that have been carried forward that still makes race the most entrenched socio-economic-political issue of our society.
Black, Male, Released From Prison and Unemployed: An Equation for Social Estrangement Print E-mail
Written by Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, Ph.D., Black Commentator.com Columnist   
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
ImageThe tragedy of four police officers being shot on a routine traffic stop in Oakland, California, over the weekend, offered a set of circumstances that we all must face up to at some point in our society.
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