Black man will spend six years in Georgia prison despite jury finding him ‘not guilty’ 

A black man who was found not guilty of armed robbery will still serve up to seven years behind bars after a judge ruled he had breached the rules of his probation sentence for another crime. Ramad Chatman handed himself in to police when he found out he was a suspect …

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To Create True, Lasting Wealth and Power, Black People Must Adopt a ‘Cooperative’ Mindset 

One of the mistakes the Black “conscious community” keeps making is promoting the concept that we all need to be entrepreneurs and that Black people shouldn’t be relying on government jobs and weekly paychecks. We are advised by these well-meaning people that we all should be starting businesses instead. While this …

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Pro-monuments bill is a naked attempt to neuter black political strength

Do black people have the right to make decisions that displease white people?  We can distill the Confederate monuments down to that single question. Must the people and the elected representatives in a majority black city consider the feelings and opinions of white people who either a) never lived in …

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White Savior Syndrome: Even In Fight Against Racism, Black People Are Falling Victim to It 

During a 2011 interview, funnyman, author and civil rights activist Dick Gregory vehemently rejected a comparison between John Brown and Nat Turner, a pair of 19th-century rebels who killed and died to end slavery. “John Brown was a white man,” said Gregory. Emphasizing that Brown had nothing to gain, yet …

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