No Brexit from British racism

By Patrick Hunter 06.07.2016

By PATRICK HUNTER Frankly, I don’t really care whether the United Kingdom stays or exits from the European Union. Its exit may or may not have a direct effect on some of my relatives who live there, and I do …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Racism still a problem despite drop in hate crimes

By Tom Godfrey 23.03.2016

By TOM GODFREY There were solemn speeches, protests and a slight dip in hate crime in Toronto as we celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination this week. The day is observed on March 21 worldwide. It …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Racism in Canada is more subtle than in the U.S.

By Murphy Browne 16.03.2016

By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu) On Monday, March 21, 1960, at approximately 1:15 p.m., a group of Africans in Sharpeville, Azania (South Africa) were killed by White police in what has become known as the Sharpeville Massacre. The Africans had …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4)
Loading ... Loading ...

Racism, from slave-block to cell-block

By Lennox Farrell 16.03.2016

By LENNOX FARRELL In North America today, which form of racism is the more difficult to address: the institutional or the personal? Let’s parse and analyze these questions by creating two avatars. Both born in North America. It would have …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Racism, the power of an absurdity

By Admin 06.01.2016

By LENNOX FARRELL Let’s begin at ground zero. At the elemental. Racism is nurtured in, and born from the womb of, an absurdity. Period! This absurdity claims that one race of humans, based on their White skin colour, etc., is …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Racism, what is it? Part one.

By Admin 29.12.2015

By LENNOX FARRELL Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Racism is prejudice plus power.” Yes, racism is an abuse of power. It is an abuse against others based, compared to yours, on their physiognomy. On their physical features as skin …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1)
Loading ... Loading ...

Michael Jackson made immeasurable contributions to music

By Murphy Browne 24.06.2015

By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu) Skin head, dead head Everybody gone bad Situation, aggravation Everybody allegation In the suite, on the news Everybody dog food Bang bang, shot dead Everybody’s gone mad All I wanna say is that They don’t …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Shootings in S.C. result of anti-Black racism

By Patrick Hunter 24.06.2015

By PATRICK HUNTER A White gunman walks into a church and, after sitting with those present for a while, proceeded to shoot and kill nine of them – all Black. A survivor of the shooting reported that as he prepared …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Afrophobia ravaging the early 21st century

By Pat Watson 24.06.2015

By PAT WATSON Did the 21-year-old man who the police in Charleston, South Carolina say committed cold-blooded, premeditated murder really say, “I’ll give you something to pray about,” before – gun in hand – he took the lives of those …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1)
Loading ... Loading ...

Blacks in Brazil continue to face racial oppression

By Murphy Browne 14.05.2015

By MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu) “Being Black is facing a history of almost five hundred years of resistance to pain, physical and moral suffering, the feeling of not existing, the practice of still not belonging to a society in which …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1)
Loading ... Loading ...

Archives