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THE DEATH OF THE BLACK ACTIVIST ATHLETE.

The world’s farewell to Muhammad Ali is filled with well-deserved honor and respect. It’s hard to believe that decades ago when he took his historic humanitarian position against the Vietnam War he was one of the most hated men on Planet Earth. Now he ...

Larger Than Life: Muhammad Ali.

These words not only belong to a legendary and iconic trailblazer in the world of sports and society, they are also fitting to describe the life, legacy and impact of an individual who is larger than life and has left an indelible mark on this entire worl ...

TATTED UP!! “Why We Sin Against Our Skin”.

“Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the Lord.” –Leviticus 19:28 When we were made slaves in America, many plantation owners branded our forefathers the same way they branded their li ...

The 7th Annual Black Male Summit.

The central theme for the 2016 Black Male Summit is “Smart’n Up”; a saying that encourages Black men and boys to make choices based on intelligence vs ignorance. A sub-focus this year will be the importance of HAVING A PLAN. I am concerned that our ...

Just Call Him “Dr. Robert S. Muhammad”.

Student Minister Robert S. Muhammad, who serves as the Southwest Regional Representative of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, received his PhD in the fields of urban planning and environmental policy from Texas Southern Unive ...

AFENI: MORE THAN TUPAC’S MOM.

“And even as a crack fiend..mama; you always was a Black Queen…mama.” –Tupac’s Dear Mama “A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier dies, but once.” These were the words that came to mind upon hearing of the death of Afeni Shakur. While the ...

JESUS INC.: The Commercialization of Christ.

The death of the artist formerly known as “Prince” has, once again, ignited a storm of social commentary about what is legally termed as “intellectual property.” Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary a ...