By: Omowale Luthuli-Allen HOUSTON – As we prepare for the 2020 Dr. MLK holiday, let us tell the truth and shame the devil. When I was a young man, I had the opportunity to be in the presence of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King. No one ever noticed if
How many times have we heard the phrase, “Go Back to Africa?” We’ve all heard it mostly from a negative aspect. This is verbal evidence of someone’s racism coming to the surface.
Over 150 years ago, Black people left slavery landless and penniless. Our families were fragile, but our compass pointed true north. We had a vision to control our destinies and chart a course of moving from plan to planet.
In 2020 and beyond, SANKOFA requires that the emphasis must be on ownership. Ownership for families and communities. If you travel down Cullen Boulevard from Griggs Road to Sims Bayou, the chief businesses will be dozens of barber and beauty supply houses that are legitimately owned by outsiders.
Disinformation is different than misinformation. Disinformation is information that is intentionally false and meant to trick, subvert or deceive. Disinformation is often used by governments to achieve evil ends in the absence of force.
By: Omowale Luthuli Allen For some of us, it will be impossible for you to give us a drink of muddy water and tell us that it is rainwater. For some of us gaslighting will not work. Gaslighting is a form of emotional and psychological behavior designed to manipulate and dominate. Abusers and dictators use
By: Dr. Salvatore J. Giorgianni, Jr., PharmD African-American boys and men in America continue to kill themselves at an alarming rate. Over the past several months the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released several reports about the demographics of this national disgrace. African-American men and boys continue to have a higher death rate in
By: Omowale Lithuli-Allen In the tract, Generosity to Justice, the story is told about the nobility of the human spirit in the wake of a disaster- Hurricane Katrina. Thousands of black residents of New Orleans revealed an open sore in the land of the plenty. A superpower was paralyzed to mount an effective relief effort
There is a reason that America doesn’t have a king and doesn’t want a king. A little over 200 years ago our forefathers fought a brutal revolution to emancipate from its mother country- Great Britain and King George the III. Although Black people were chattel slaves, Crispus Attucks still gave his last and greatest measure of devotion to the cause of freedom.
By: Bobby E. Mills, PhD Democracy requires an educated-spiritually-intelligent voting population. The Bible states it in a most profound emphatic manner: “Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.” (Revelation 1: 3). Understanding the spiritual