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“I knew that the average Indian felt himself above the white man, and, of course, he felt himself far above the Negro, largely on account of the fact of the Negro having submitted to slavery – a thing which the Indian would never do.

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“The world should not pass judgment upon the Negro, and especially the Negro youth, too quickly or too harshly. The Negro boy has obstacles, discouragements, and temptations to battle with that are little known to those not situated as he is.

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“New Deal legislation was clearly devastating for the black worker. In 1930, the national total unemployment rate was 6.13 percent. However, in that year, unemployment for blacks stood at 5.17 percent… Nineteen thirty was to be the last year when a larger percentage of whites than of blacks would be unemployed.” …

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“The demographic forces we have set in motion have created conditions that are inherently unstable and potentially violent. All other groups are growing in numbers and have a vivid racial identity.

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United States

Me in the Middle of Hope

I live just outside of the City of Charlottesville in Albemarle County.

As I watched last weekend begin to unfold on last Friday night with the intimidating appearance of  torches and hate-filled messages on the Lawn of the University of Virginia I knew things were going to progress in ugliness.   482 more words

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A Manifesto for the Restitution of American Black People.

My previous social media commentaries published and titled, “Black History Check.” Implies the American four hundred-year-old Black and White problem must be resolved.


The main intent of this Manifesto of Destiny is to Recover Black American Reparations. 438 more words

Black Perspective

The day when the color of your skin determine your capacities

When I first came to America –that, by the way, is the United States and America is an entire continent– I was surprised by the many times I had to add my “race” in official papers. 408 more words