Category Archives: race

WHAT’S GOING ON Marvin Gaye Detroit Mix

The production history of Marvin Gaye’s WHAT’S GOING ON from Wikipedia; In late March 1970, Marvin Gaye had fallen into a deep depression following the death of his singing partner and fellow Motown artist Tammi Terrell. Gaye refused to record or perform, going as far as to attempt an athletic career in football with the […]

Steroid Cops On The Prowl

The Police have wage war on the lower classes for ages. Their provocateurs have instigated riots, their ranks are strengthened by racism, and the bosses reward their murderous attitude toward the underprivileged, however in recent years their brutal reign of terror against the black communities of America have come under scrutiny thanks to cellphone videos […]

Yo Da Man

“Hey you know something people I’m not black But there’s a whole lots a times I wish I could say I’m not white.” I have lived by these words from the Mothers of Invention’s FREAK OUT LP, which I stole that record from Zayre discount store in 1969. I was working at the same store. […]

I’m With Angela Davis Too

Angela Davis was the cover girl for the Black Panthers. She was and remains a true revolutionary. Now more than ever. But she was never alone. They fed the people. They spoke about freedom. They fought the pigs. RESIST. In the words of Bobby Sands IRA MP for Belfast – “Our revenge will be the […]

I Am With Kaepernick

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. […]