Speaking & Teaching

Oct. 24, 2020

20 years after Ida Belle Wells-Barnett passed away in Chicago in 1931. The Civil Rights Congress lead by William Patterson and Paul Robeson went before the United Nations and charged America with genocide based on the terrorism that was being inflicted on our African American ancestors across this nation that was supposedly the home of the free as well as home of the brave. The red stain of bloodied hatred that was the rule of the white mobs in the Southland should’ve been a disgrace to America but the acts of violence were notably ignored by all levels of America’s governments. The battle that was initiated by Ida Belle Wells-Barnett in 1892 continued on December 17, 1951 when Paul Robeson and William Patterson delivered the documented proof of the atrocities against African Americans that were being ignored by the so-called world leader of democracy. Please visit my blog as I read the document delivered that day to the United Nations declaring that America was an enemy to its own citizens.

Oct. 23, 2020

A Moment In African American History
Fighting Back

On July 10, 1964, a group of African American men in Jonesboro, Louisiana by Earnest “Chilly Willy” Thomas and Frederick Douglas Kirkpatrick founded the group known as The Deacons for Defense and Justice to protect young members of the Congress Of Racial Equality against Ku Klux Klan violence.  This group of courageous African American men were established in the same vein as the defiant energies of Ida Belle Wells-Barnett to defend against mob violence and the wickedness of white supremacy. These men stood on the spiritual shoulders of Ida Belle. They were simply not going to turn the other cheek in the face of these white men who sought to harm the innocent African Americans striving to gain the rights due them as citizens of this nation. Today, I continue my salute to Ida Belle Wells-Barnett with a salute to the Deacons for Defense who carry on with Ida Belle’s legacy.

Oct. 21, 2020

Paul Robeson should be revered in the America standards of historical excellence by every person no matter his/her color. However,​ Paul Robeson was a black man​ who refused to shuffle along and be that acceptable negro.

Paul Robeson was proud of his color, his heritage, his community and he demanded that white America respect every man, woman, ​and child no matter their race, creed, or economic standing. It was that philosophy during the era of Jim Crow, The Red Scare, and shuffling to get along negroes that put Paul Robeson on the wrong side of American justice.

So, this brilliant​ man who mastered 20 languages and whose voice was a gift from God was erased by white historians due to his stands on human justice. You wanna talk about personal sacrifice well Paul Robson sacrificed his career to stand for justice.

You wanna talk about being a perceived​ threat by the US Government? Well, Paul Robeson it has been stated that he was poisoned by our government agencies to silence his powerful voice.

Even the NAACP that on this date October 18, 1945,​ awarded Paul Robeson The Spingarn Medal it's the ​highest award for individual black achievement ran for cover because of the perceived damage that Paul Robeson had on the organization's fundraising​ efforts.

So today The Black Blogger will read from two speeches given by Paul Robeson, one given as a 21-year-old valedictorian​ in 1919 and another given as a 54-year-old black man whose greatness was being erased by Americans of both races because of his bold stances for human justice. Along with those speeches I will read about Mr. Paul Robson's greatness. You may try to erase the greatness of those who stood against the tide of injustice but the dimmed light of ignorance will eventually be replaced by the sunlight of absolute knowledge.

Oct. 19, 2020
Building A Network Of Literate Knowledgeable Black Thinkers

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Oct. 19, 2020

In the final analysis it doesn’t mean anything whether Ice Cube met with Trump or Biden to me. You see America was never truly meant to be America to us. For over 400 years our ancestors and our people even today have always gotten the backside of economic, civil, and social justice. So don’t go after Ice Cube for trying go after America for never relenting in driving African Americans down.