New York Times conceals American manipulation

The New York Times is called “the newspaper of record” for good reason. It chronicles what the powerful and well-connected think and do because...

Malcolm X and human rights in the time of Trumpism

AJAMU BARAKA BLACK AGENDA REPORT Fifty-two years ago, on February 21, the world lost the great anti-colonial fighter, Malcolm X. Around the world, millions pause on this...

HBCU presidency trends demand attention

DR. WALTER M. KIMBROUG GUEST COMMENTARY Since this spring, ten HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) have announced new presidents, and of this writing, another 14...

Let me tell you about ‘inherited ignorance’

One of the reasons that African-Americans and many other people of African descent cannot progress at the rate that some ethnic groups do is...

An analysis of Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe

Amid some brief gunfire and a few explosions, military spokespeople in Zimbabwe declared last week that President Robert Mugabe and his wife were safely in custody while, they...

Charter schools flunk out in New Orleans

Arne Duncan, the outgoing U.S. secretary of education, will be succeeded by an even more rabid professional privatizer of public education. John B. King, a...

Political, media elites enable Griffin, Maher

British Prime Minister Theresa May said after the recent London terrorist attacks that there was “too much tolerance of extremism in our country.” It’s too...

Payday lending is ‘an abomination in plain sight’

Every once in a while, a congressional committee hearing can almost seem like a time to grab your popcorn and a seat to hear...

No sense asking White politicians about ‘Black Agenda’

Oppressors are never under any obligation to give justice and equality to those who are oppressed. The master has no moral justification to the slave...

American-style protests raging in Iran

Iran is more like America than most Americans, including President Donald J. Trump, realize. I was among far too few Western commentators who hailed Iranians...

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