“You must use the dark skin slaves vs. the light skin slaves, and the light skin slaves vs. the dark skin slaves . . .” - Willie Lynch
With the release of the movie Django last month and this month is Black History Month – we thought we would post this speech delivered by Willie Lynch on the bank of the James River in the colony of Virginia in 1712. Continue reading
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By Marc Rasbury
Over 30 years ago, Muhammad Ali branded Joe Frazier an Uncle Tom prior to their epic battle. Three decades later, another former Philadelphia Icon, Donovan McNabb, is feeling the same wrath. Ali’s allegation was based on the fact that he felt that Frazier was the chosen Son of the Establishment while the Greatest had been fighting the cause of the disenfranchised throughout the world.