Lionel Jean-Baptiste wasn’t surprised when a white federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in July that had asked corporations to pay for past dealings in slavery. But Jean-Baptiste, the lead attorney …
BLACK POWER IS ORGANIZED HATE, AND IT DOES NOT DESCRIBE (TO) CONSTRUCTIVE AND PRODUCTIVE ACTION ON THE PART OF AMERICAN NEGROES…. AMERICAN POWER IS COLOR BLIND.” J.H JACKSON
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Pride and shame do not grow from the same tree. I am a Negro by birth and choice. I have been baptized in the blood of African Slaves, and untold number of lynching. I find no shame in The Spanish word or black, However, I do with pride, and honor when I think of the millions who have borne the name before I.
Six years ago I was walking down a street near a junior high. There were three young boys walking behind me in sagging jeans, baseball caps, and backpacks talking loud enough for me to hear every word they were saying. One boy said, “That lady is really pretty. That’s how I want my wife to look.” Even though they were young enough to be my own sons, the comment made me blush. As I was approaching my car, I heard one of the boys say, “Oh hell naw! She don’t make enough money for me!” I was completely floored as I got into my little