Category Archives: revolution

Tupac Wants To Know Why

“We (Black People) built this country and get none of the benefits! Why?” – Tupac Shakur Tupac, because capitalists are in the business of creating wealth. Back in the 20s and 30s the country was on a brink of a revolution and the government forced business to change their labor policies. The struggle through the […]

$110 Million Condo

The rich of today do create something. They buy space in the air for architects to formulate luxury living spaces to be decorated by interior designer to house their ‘things’ and protect them from the masses beneath their aeries. One of the filty rich is investing in a $119 million Manhattan penthouse. Oh, the luxury. […]

THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America: When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which […]

90% of Possession

When I lost my Davy Crockett cap in the late 50s, my Irish Nana told me in a stern voice, “If you lose something, then it wasn’t yours to begin with.” Over my lifetime I’ve lost money, cameras, glasses, wallets, keys, apartment, girlfriends, cars, houses, clothing, friends, family et al. Possession is not permanent. Tempus […]

A Letter from Huey Newton

A Letter from Huey Newton to the Revolutionary Brothers and Sisters about the Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements” is considered the first pro-gay, pro-woman proclamation to come out of the black civil rights movement. During the past few years strong movements have developed among women and among homosexuals seeking their liberation. There has been […]