By Yolande Brener
“There is nothing correctional going on in correctional facilities,” said Mumia Abu-Jamal. “You cannot correct people by putting them in a box and denying them every so-called right that is entitled to every person.” Continue reading
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The following post is by Houston Baker (see photo below), Distinguished University Professor at Vanderbilt University and the author of many books, most recently Betrayal: How Black Intellectuals Have Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era.
The surreal arrest of Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr. in Cambridge, MA, this week highlights as well as any bizarre event might that we are not citizens of a “post-racial” America. Continue reading