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In an earlier missive, So, Like, Are You a Christian? , I expressed my impatience with being pigeonholed ...
by dirkster42
Comment Count 52 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 07:16 AM PST with 37 Recommends
As of the first of this month, citizens of Wisconsin maintain second amendment rights to bear arms in their statehouse. But they do not maintain first amendment rights to express themselves with ...
by Capriccio
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 04:38 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
During this season of political protests, when tens of thousands of people around the country are expressing their democratic will and forcefully asserting their constitutionally-guaranteed ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 06:47 PM PST with 74 Recommends
The Christianized Jesus - the turning of a radical into a conservative shadow of his former self - explains our problem of establishing and celebrating freedom fighters today. It is important that ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Aug 06, 2011 at 12:40 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Tea Partiers, like Malcolm X, want America to burn down so they can make it in ther own image. They are hell-bent on destroying this country if they cannot have it all for themselves. Like Malcolm X,
by PunditHater
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 10:06 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Manning Marable, African-American Studies Scholar passed away on April 1, 2011. More here http://antiracismdsa.blogspot.com/2011/04/manning-marable-rip.html Dr. Marable was a major voice in the ...
by dcampbell
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 01:21 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 112 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 05:05 AM PDT with 171 Recommends
I've seen a lot of things. Just in the last year, I witnessed an execution, the slow, oily death of almost a third of life in the gulf of Mexico, wrecked communities torn to shreds by a fierce ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 69 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 05:29 PM PST with 25 Recommends
In the past few weeks a series of reforms have been passed which some are saying justify President Obama's, the Democratic Party's, and American liberals' extreme moderation and corporatism (or, in ...
by rossl
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 09:16 AM PST with 26 Recommends
I was invited to speak about the meaning of the midterm elections at the Rankin County Dems weekly breakfast on Saturday. To give you an idea of how hard Democrats have it in Mississippi, the guy we ...
by Free Chicken and Beer
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 07, 2010 at 10:57 AM PST with 10 Recommends
This is cross-posted over at The Urban Politico .
by ZerlinaM
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Aug 30, 2010 at 08:05 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Terri
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Jul 25, 2010 at 06:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I do not support Barack Obama MLK... I do not work for him. I do ...
by active ingredient
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Jun 17, 2010 at 11:05 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Um... Wow.
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 349 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 04:10 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Malcolm X is a hero of mine. He died before I was born but his book was part of my adolescence as a young, immigrant, minority kid with limited means in a less than salubrious neighborhood.
by aaraujo
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 12:55 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Check out this excellent new video with one legend (Yuri Kochiyama) talking about another legend (Malcolm X).
by HansBennett
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 04:57 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Perhaps it’s time to consider a shift in a common paradigm. We are in the minority. Yes, poll after poll shows majority support for a public option but how many people are out there doing ...
by Balanz
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 30, 2009 at 12:10 PM PST with 3 Recommends
With the slow demise of old media has also come the demise of niche media like websites which cater specifically to women's studies and women's interests. Prompted ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 02, 2009 at 09:01 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I've been thinking a lot about Teddy Kennedy since his illness, like many Kossacks. The mention of his letter in President Obama's speech to the joint session of Congress was poignant, and thought ...
by princessglitterboots
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 11, 2009 at 11:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I just now came to this sudden realization and wanted to make it the topic of my first diary. Over the last couple days I had occasion to revisit the civil rights movement and Malcolm X's ...
by The Last Whimzy
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Aug 30, 2009 at 07:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends