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The Breakdown of the NBA from 1960 to Today

8 Teams to 30 Teams   by Zachary Husser Dear Family, A conversation I had recently on the make up of the NBA as it related to allowing “Black Players” to play in the Association’s arenas is something to behold. Sit back and read this synopsis of what took place as the NBA solidified itself ...read more
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Massacre Absent of Thugs?

  by Charles M. Blow On Sunday, there was a deadly biker gang fight and massacre in Waco, Tex. Nine people were killed, and 18 others were injured. “About 170 bikers were charged with engaging in organized crime linked to capital murder,” The New York Times reported. According to The Waco Tribune-Herald, “officials have found ...read more
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Happy Birthday: Malcolm X

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) I am the product of my experiences and my environment (family, school, church and community). It is true that it takes a village to raise a child. For me, it also took a white woman spreading a message of JOY; (Jesus (“white”) first; others (whites) second; and yourself ...read more
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National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth, May 17-23

  by Karima Amin For a full week, communities around the nation will highlight the problems associated with juvenile justice. It’s a topic that PRISONERS ARE PEOPLE TOO, INC. re-visits at least twice yearly but it is a topic that should concern all of us all the time. The U.S. incarcerates more of its youth ...read more
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The Meeting from Hell

Cheektowaga Town Endorsement     by Katrinna Martin-Bordeaux Last night was the Cheektowaga endorsement meeting. The meeting started at 7:30pm. The democratic committee in Cheektowaga voted to endorse the town supervisor, highway superintendent, common council, and clerk. This meeting last until nearly 1am. This is the longest time that I have ever attended an endorsement meeting. Upon ...read more
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The Watchtower

Why Many Still Serve them even After Discovering their Lies       by  Chris Stevenson  Conveying hatred toward the only people that showed any real concern or friendship, just because they were not of my faith, was pretty doggone coldhearted- Ritchie Mac Once again I ask you all to send your children to their ...read more
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Judgement Day Must Wait

New Book on Watchtower’s History   by Poul Bregninge When I started working on my book, “Judgment Day Must Wait,” (JDMW) there was no doubt of the book’s leitmotif, namely the Day of Judgment’s vicinity. Ever since I can remember back to my boyhood, was God’s war, the battle of Armageddon, very, very near. The ...read more
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Maddox Defines Slavery on Radio Sunday

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Since 1865, Blacks have confused emancipation with liberation. We have never been liberated and the U.S. Constitution has made us constitutional squatters. The U.S. Constitution is a fleeting document and the U.S. Supreme Court has never decided a case giving blacks constitutional fixtures. It formulates its agenda against ...read more
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The Group Part II

  by Pat Freeman April 4, 1968 one of the darkest days in American History when the ideas of freedom, justice, and equality seemed to have been systematically interfered with by those with personal agendas to stop a tidal wave of peaceful change. That day at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis , Tennessee when Dr. ...read more
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How to Handle Heated Confrontations at Work

  by ANN BROWN Confrontations are inevitable. There will be a time you will butt-heads with a co-worker, boss, or even a client.  But knowing how to deal with confrontation is key to keeping any relationship in tact. “With significant work experience as an employee, manager and now an entrepreneur, I understand office confrontations quite ...read more
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The 2015 Baltimore Riots:

A Youth Uprising   by Alberta Parish This week, as the country witnessed the latest civil unrest following the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore resident, while in police custody, I thought about the black power and freedom movement among young people in urban cities, erupting after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ...read more
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Why WE must be Careful About Celebrating the Charges on the Six Police Officers

  by Zachary Husser Dear Family, It’s great that most of You are celebrating the “charges” against the police officers involved in the death of our young soldier Freddie Gray! However, let’s not get carried away because the police officers have only been “charged” with crimes! The “Baltimore Police Benevolent Association” has already come out ...read more