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"The Sad But Self-Inflicted Fall Of Cornel West": The Self Anointed 'Prophet' Is Yesterday's News

Michael Eric Dyson’s blistering takedown of Cornel West in The Ghost of Cornel West for The New Republic not only closed the door on a decades-long friendship that arguably led the way in black American thought at the end of the 20th century, but also displayed how the roles of black leaders have evolved during Barack Obama’s rise to prominence. 1,181 more words

African Americans

Why so few black women are senior managers in 2015

Bringing more women into the C-suite requires CEO leadership, knowledgeable diversity officers, and programs to nurture talent. That is what many think. But if employers want to ensure diversity includes black women, a fresh approach is needed. 737 more words

Leadership

JAMES TARANTO: Whitewater’s Predatory Lending

Wall Street Journal: A tale of the champion of everyday Americans.

About a year ago the Atlantic published a lengthy and much-discussed article by Ta-Nehisi Coates titled “The Case for Reparations.” One section of the piece struck us as especially compelling. 63 more words

Politics

Black Activist Charged With Lynching

By diamond 1:38 am April 8, 2015 / From Alternet.

SACRAMENTO —  Maile Hampton, 20, was charged with

“lynching” for pulling a fellow activist away from a police officer during a recent Black Lives Matter protest in Sacramento. 131 more words

Rand Paul calls for decriminalizing everything that disproportionately incarcerates blacks

http://conservative-headlines.com/2015/04/rand-paul-calls-for-decriminalizing-everything-that-disproportionately-incarcerates-blacks/

Rand Paul is backpedaling after making the ludicrous statement “I see an America where criminal justice is applied equally and any law that disproportionately incarcerates people of color is repealed.” 85 more words

Daily News

10 Books Still Transforming The Consciousness of Black People

“The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality” by Cheikh Anta Diop

Cheikh Anta Diop, a Senegalese Egyptologist, makes the case that both mankind and civilization started with Black people. 1,145 more words

African Americans

Who Is A Terrorist?

Who is a terrorist? Stop for a moment and think about this, seriously. When I write, “terrorist,” what images come to your mind? A dark-skinned, most likely Brown man of Middle Eastern descent? 1,170 more words