Immigration Reform: Chance for Blacks to Form Political Coalitions With Other People of Color

Why Blacks Should Support Immigration      — because it is about their political survival. There are 44 million blacks and 52 million Hispanics. Although white Hispanics are the most visible, many immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, Columbia, Peru and other Latin countries self identify as black and will contribute to the “browning” of America. For […]

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Africa: Black or Light Skinned

In a great article by Timothy Ntilosanjein in All Africa Blog http://allafrica.com/stories/201411120848.html he asks Malawians to “Stop racism, Be Proud to be Black! Be Proud to be African!” African youths, he says, all want to be white. Be it black or light-skinned, we have different cultural believes, but these cultural believes are at risk of eradication as […]

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The “New Jim Crow”, California and Prop 47 Passing

The Prison Industrial Complex that privatizes incarceration at a profit weaked a little with the passage of Prop. 47 in California, reducing some crime penalties. This is some relief for people of color who disproportionately suffer under thsi system.  Penalties for common drug and theft crimes in California will be reduced from potential felonies to misdemeanors, shortening […]

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