Monthly Archives: August 2017

Gentrification Causes Urban De-negrofication

by Bishop James D. Adams, pastor, St. John Institutional Missionary Baptist Church

Historic African-American neighborhoods in big cities are in decline. Miami’s historic Overtown, formerly know as Colored Town during segregation, and Liberty City — urban communities that were once swollen with Black people and sweltering with Black culture — are losing residents and the political clout that goes with it. Currently these

Brazil ‘Genocide’ of Black Youth Kills 1 Every 23 Minutes

The shocking amount of killings of young Black people in Brazil revealed in a new report shows that Black lives don’t matter in the South American country.
The crisis of fatal violence against Afro-descendents in Brazil that sees one Black youth killed every 23 minutes in what some have called an “undeclared civil war,” according to a new Senate committee report announced on Monday, is leading experts to raise alarm over a “genocide” suffered by young Black people in the South American country.

Making American Great Again! Teens Cleanup Their Hood

When he learned why, he started filming

Several youth from Butler, Ga., are gaining praise after they appeared in a viral video showing them picking up garbage around their neighborhood.
A official from Butler city hall confirmed the story, and the video has been shared more than 108,000 times since Sunday.

UNBOUND

by Phil McCullough

WE CANNOT AFFORD TO LET THIS GREAT COUNTRY of America forget about how this country was founded.

Its strengths and unity and even its test of failure has taught all of us a lesson to trust and build a relationship amongst ourselves. We have come a long ways with test and

Wells Fargo: Do Lawsuits, Fines and Loss Deposits Really Hurt?

Dr. John Warren

Intergovernmental Affairs Contributing Writer

The fake accounts set up in the name of over 3 million bank customers since 2002, and the lowering of the Wells Fargo Bank rating with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the U.S. Treasury Department from “satisfactory” to “needs improvement”, has had significant consequences resulting in the loss of billions of dollars in

Food For Thought: GM bailout played out over five years

If General Motors was insolvent in 2008. How can General Motors now be solvent in 2017 if General Motors sold cars that the American government owned to the citizens of America for whom own the American Government? Since the citizens in America paid taxes to the federal government in 2008 so that the federal government could provide services to the citizens of America however instead of providing the American people services in 2008 the government invested those taxes into General Motors in 2008 for which is what proves that the citizens of America bought 61% of General Motors in 2008.

John R. Nelson- Monticello’s Hidden Secret

WE SALUTE YOU WITH HONOR FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR-STORY!

John R. Nelson, 1975 Black Fire Chief – City of Monticello, Jefferson County Florida

Stop Re-gentrification Make The ‘Hood’ Great Again

By Lucius Gantt

Nowadays it seems like everybody wants to make something great again. Russians are trying to make Moscow great again. Environmentalists are trying to make the planet great again. Financial institutions seek to make predatory lenders great again.

And, klansmen, neo-nazis, skinheads and conservative bigots are screaming make America great again!

I believe people of African descent in America and around the world should unite and make the ‘hood’ great again!

Figuratively speaking, Black neighborhoods everywhere should rise from the dead!