What Is White Supremacy?

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February 10, 2017

White Supremacy is an historically based, institutionally perpetuated system of exploitation and oppression of continents, nations, and peoples of color by white peoples and nations of the European continent, for the purpose of maintaining and defending a system of wealth, power, and privilege.


Black Consciousness needed in Barbados …Rise the revolution

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September 18, 2016

Steven Bantu Biko said that integration was not the answer to racism. Biko propelled the idea of Black Consciousness as the solution to a racist society. “Black Consciousness was and still is a struggle for a new consciousness, a reawakening of a self-consciousness, a re-appropriation of black self-consciousness from the clutches of an appropriative and dominating white consciousness, a rediscovery of the black self which lay buried beneath white consciousness…


The Perils of Being a Black Philosopher

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April 22, 2016

This is the second in a series of dialogues with philosophers on violence for The Stone. This conversation is with George Yancy, a professor of philosophy at Emory University and author, editor, co-editor of many books, including “Look, a White!” — Brad Evans


Tunisia’s Dirty Secret

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April 6, 2016

In January 2011, driven to despair by high unemployment, food inflation, corruption, a lack of political freedom and poor living conditions, Tunisians ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and introduced democracy to their country. As the celebrations of this remarkable achievement began to quieten down, people got ready to enjoy the benefits of liberty – especially those to do with fairness, human rights and equality.


Still Angry, Will Not Forgive …. Apartheid victim speaks.

COFIMVABA, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 3: Chris Hani's widow, Limpho Hani at  Sabalele village on April 3, 2013, in Cofimvaba, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / The Times / Lulamile Fenbi)
March 12, 2016

Limpho Hani is still angry about the assassination of her husband, the former anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. Twenty-three years after he was shot dead in front of their teenage daughter, she refuses to forgive or forget. When Janusz Walus, the man responsible for her husband’s death, was granted parole yesterday Limpho Hani was furious with the judge who overruled an earlier decision not to set him free – and suggested…


Blackness as absence of presence

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January 23, 2016

cc DS White supremacy and anti-Blackness define the essence of Black suffering. But in South Afrika today, racism is often horribly and deliberately misdiagnosed because of the hegemonic hold that the ideology of white liberalism continues to have over Black political discourse and practice.


Nigeria: Letter to Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg

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November 17, 2015

By Jafaar Jafaar Dear Sir, I write to register my complaint over your company’s failure to identify with Nigerians in times of tragedy, but rather chose to identify with other nations. Sir, I don’t want to believe your bias was informed by the assumed superiority of the races you often identify with. In any of our recurring tragedies, either when we were bombed in our sanctuaries or social gatherings, Facebook…


Eartha Kitt …. America’s Mistress

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November 13, 2015

Eartha Kitt Eartha Kitt’s daughter has revealed that the singer died without knowing the identity of her white father, after being denied the truth by officials in the American Deep South. Kitt’s extraordinary life and elusive past has come under the spotlight five years after her death, with publication of a biography called America’s Mistress: Eartha Kitt, Her Life and Times by British journalist John Williams. The world-famous singer came…