the dangerousNEGRO — Obama

Dead Prez: Politrikkks

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First single off the upcoming Dead Prez album: Information Age [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3BweYOQ1Zs] ]]>

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You Can Have The Presidency, If I Could Have These Things

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[caption id="attachment_214" align="alignnone" width="320" caption="Dr. Boyce Watkins, YourBlackWorld.com"][/caption] by Dr. Boyce Watkins Barack Obama’s voice booms high into the clouds as our nation’s president. But it is also a voice that is sometimes muted by policy, distorted by conflicting agendas and distracted by the complexities of the world in which we live. I find myself mildly disturbed by the excessive celebration within our community, as if winning this political popularity contest has somehow finally validated us as a people. It is scary when the measure of a Black person's success is captured by the degree of favor he has obtained...

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Why The Dream Remains UN-fulfilled

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By Tre B. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkQ6mYhuhCM&feature=related] Let me start off by saying that I voted for Obama because I thought he was the best choice given the other options and I think he will be an exceptional President for the United States.  However, as Black Americans we must remain grounded in reality and think about this so-called triumpth of integration and if it will really do much to improve the state of Black America beyond giving Black kids someone to look up to.  I believe we should support our new President and work as hard to help improve this country as we...

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Racism after Obama's victory

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article from The Week, November 5, 2008 [caption id="attachment_182" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Citizens of Chicago celebrate Obama's triumph. (AP Photo/Stacie Freudnberg)"][/caption] One election won't "solve the problem of race in America," said Matthew Syed in the London Times online, because "bigotry and hatred" are no longer the main issue. The real problem is that, even after the gains of the civil rights movement, black Americans have yet to achieve "social and economic equality." And that "slope remains as steep as ever." Barack Obama's election won't magically eliminate teen pregnancy or drug abuse, or raise high-school completion rates in the black community,...

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F*** Joe the Plumber: Economic Equality and The Myth of Free Markets

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by Tre B. dangerousNEGRO.com Now I'm no expert economist, so like Levar Burton used to say on Reading Rainbow, "You don't have to take my word for it..."  However, there are some commentators in the media, who claim to be experts, telling outright lies.  Maybe it's intentional or maybe they're just ignorant, but let me tell you what I think about so-called "free" markets. The point of this article is to make you aware of the tactics that are being used to distract people from the fight for economic, political, and social equality for all human beings.  As soon as...

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