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An Uppity Negro Response to Brittney Cooper and why comparative gender suffering is a zero-sum gain for all.
"For me, to do work and support initiatives and to lobby for policy changes that is specifically geared to black and brown males does not make one a supporter of heteronormative patriarchy. "
Counter revolutionary strategies must be examined and dissolved through that examination. We empower all or all will fail.
Originally posted on Uppity Negro Network™:
I didn’t have the pleasure of watching President Obama make the big reveal about the My Brother’s Keeper initiative that he’s launching from the White House. I say that because I’ll never forget the impact…
5 Reasons Why The Black Community Is Still Enslaved To White People
You might not want to hear this, but it is time for the black community to have a dose of cold reality. We are in a position today where we don’t control our own destiny and are effectively still slaves to white people. Hopefully, this article we can open the dialog and minds to get…
The Honorable Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, Chokwe Lumumba, an unapologetic revolutionary “New Afrikan” (Black) nationalist, fighting for the human rights and dignity of Black folks in a place…
Since ‘America’s Black Revolutionary Mayor’ died suddenly on Feb 25, the Internet has been buzzing with his name, but still too few know who he really was
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Dr. Anthony Monteiro and the Assault on the Black Radical Tradition
"Although the struggle led by Monteiro was ultimately successful, this victory left a bullseye on his back, and it seems that Dean Soufas used the issue of his contract termination as her vengeance. "
Dr. Shirley Jackson is an American physicist. She received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1973, becoming the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate at MIT in nuclear physics. Currently, Jackson is the 18th president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. In addition to her academic achievements, she also has an impressive list of inventions to her credit. […]
8 Black Female Inventors You Might Not Know