the dangerousNEGRO — Black History Year

Haiti and Apocalyptic Politics

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by Demetrius D. Walker Yesterday I prayed feverishly for my friends, as they sought confirmation that their family members survived the massive 7.0 earthquake that leveled Haiti.  My only frame of reference for their hearts’ panic was the day the Twin Towers fell; a day in which my mother watched them crumble out of her 30th Floor window in Midtown, while frantically asking me what to expect next over the phone.  I’ll never forget sitting in my Vanderbilt dorm room, watching that declaration of war, and not knowing whether my mother would make it home to the Bronx.  Truly an...

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Daily Knowledge Drop: Were Ancient Egyptians Black?

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[caption id="attachment_841" align="alignleft" width="248" caption="Cheikh Anta Diop"][/caption] Daily Knowledge Drop brought to you by: http://www.dangerousnegro.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=DPKMSS The controversy regarding the race of the residents of ancient Kemet (Egypt) aka the "pyramid builders" still exists, but only in the minds of those who are uninformed or whose racial prejudices prevent them from accepting the truth.  Another failing of our educational systems.  Racism has played, and still plays, a major role in how people of color are portrayed in world history. The scientific proof that ancient Egyptians were Black was presented in 1978 by Cheikh Anta Diop at the Cairo Symposium.  Diop developed...

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Tyler Perry: Cunning or Cooning?

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by Demetrius D. Walker Nobody in Hollywood can hold a candle to Tyler Perry's meteoric rise to stardom in the last decade.  From niche market gospel plays to Black blockbuster bravado, Perry is the American Dream realized - a rags to riches phenomenon.  Despite Tyler Perry's cinematic and syndicated success, anchored in applying Christian family values to modern day strife, there are those who choose to label the brother a sell-out.  In defense of America's first Black movie mogul, these haters are nothing more than ornery crabs in a barrel. Critics of Tyler Perry's work tend to cite his caricature...

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What The Murder of Derrion Albert Says About America

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by Demetrius D. Walker You've seen it by now.  The whole world has seen the carnage that ensued amidst the brawl that resulted in Derrion Albert losing his life.  Shock, astonishment, and tearful resentment filled your psyche as you watched Black youth try their best to destroy each other on a Chicago street corner.  Some of you implicate the parents, while others blame the lack of police intervention.  Many of you disgustedly threw your arms in the air and simply muttered "ni**az" out of frustration.  Regardless of the reaction, few people can point to the true root of the Hip...

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Cornel West And Carl Dix On Obama 7/14

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video platform video management video solutions free video player The continued need for resistance and liberation... Be there July 14th at City College in NY! ]]>

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