http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2014/06/african-american-fishermen-still-fight.html Vanishing Pearls: Generations-Old African American Fishermen Fight for Existence featuring Nailah …
Freedom, Justice, and Equality against the Enemy to Farrakhan and the NOI
Editor’s note: The following excerpts are taken from the address delivered March 10 by Minister Farrakhan to keynote the forum, “The Challenges We Face,” during the four-day National Black People’s Unity Convention in Gary, Indiana, which was themed “Policies for Empowerment: The Struggle for a New Economic Order.”]
The Corporatization Of African American Leaders = Sellouts !
The Mayor of Gary Indiana Karen Freeman Wilson has spat a giant loogie on the Public Trust Doctrine when it comes to protecting the rights of the people to utilize Lake Michigan in Gary Indiana.
Back in the 1980s, the term “sellout” applied to someone who was all too quick to give up his blackness in exchange for a seat at the white man’s table. It could also relate to someone willing to do nearly anything to earn a buck.
GARY — Despite a heavy police and press presence this week, the West Side neighborhood where a veteran Gary police officer was shot to death Sunday morning always has been a quiet one, longtime residents said Thursday. But some said forces beyond their control appear
Harris said he’s frustrated with public officials, from the mayor to precinct committeemen to county prosecutors and judges in not doing more to provide jobs and deter crime.
The men cant go fishing nor can they afford to go to Marquette Park for any social functions. The ruthless clique of tyrannical squanderers running Gary Indiana have created this awful awful mess in the name of civil rights.
I hadn’t realized when I was growing up in Gary, Indiana, an industrial town on the southern shore of Lake Michigan plagued by discrimination, poverty and bouts of high unemployment, that I was living in the golden era of capitalism. It was a company town, named after the chairman of the board of U.S. Steel. It had the world largest integrated…
An essay exploring the first amendment religion clauses according to the laws of nature and nature’s God: The Declaration of Independence, Equality and Unalienable Rights.
deprive (someone) of the right to vote.“the law disenfranchised some 3,000 voters on the basis of a residence qualification”
deprived of power; marginalized.“a hard core of kids who are disenfranchised and don’t feel connected to the school”
deprive (someone) of a right or privilege.“a measure that would disenfranchise people from access to legal advice”
archaicdeprive (someone) of the rights and privileges of a free inhabitant of a borough, city, or country.