Category Archives: Blacks

If YOU Are Black, YOUR Name is George Floyd

Submitted by The Mahogany Coconut Group As Black progressives and other informed, enlightened citizens, seek to identify with the George Floyd protests in America, it is becoming embarrassingly clear that the region’s educational systems, have failed to explain the importance of the historical connection between Afro America and the Afro Caribbean. The MCG, unapologetically, aligns with all those people and

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Black Lives Matter – Part 2

Submitted by Grenville Phillips II Black persons in the US can be sorted into three main groups. Caribbean immigrants, African immigrants, and the American descendants of enslaved people. While all of them can claim to be victims of colour discrimination, only the American descendants of enslaved people, are owed reparations from the US government. It is that group that is

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The Death of George Floyd

Submitted by Nathan’ Jolly’ Green George Floyd was no innocent when it came to crime; he was from an early age, becoming a career criminal. Unable to find work in Texas as an ex-prison convict, he moved to Minneapolis in 2014 for a fresh start after release from prison in Houston, having served time for aggravated robbery with a firearm

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Why Black People Were, Are and Will Always Be Slaves

Dear Sir/Madam, Daily, readers of news media are bombarded by the news litany about “white policies and practices of institutionalized and/or overt actions, that speak of “hate towards blacks”. My attached documents provide a different, disturbing, self-deprecating perspective of an act that is particularly egregious, one that on examination makes the reader carefully consider “what whites are chronicled to have

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African Liberation Education (3)

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel In this post-emancipation era, the world has become split into two different economic realities: Slavery-Wealth and Slavery Poverty…. otherwise known as First world and Third world…. otherwise known as The Developed World and The UNDER-Developed World… otherwise known to the wise as The Shameful and Unjust Results of The Great Robbery.Look at this picture below: It

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Prime Minister Rowley Can’t Count Indians

A few days ago, Prime Minster Dr Keith Rowley lashed out at mainly Indo-Trinidadian (Indian) critics by saying that they were “trying to stir up racial hatred” in the multi-ethnic society. He was reported in the media as saying that his ruling PNM party “continues to be the only true national party” in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) where “every creed

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180 Years of Emancipation- Some Perspective

Submitted by Mohammed Degia On August 1, 1838, enslaved people across the British Caribbean gained their freedom. Contrary to what is often peddled about the singular role of abolitionists in ending transatlantic slavery, there were two main reasons for abolition- economic and rebellions. The British did not in some great moralistic and ethical wave bestow freedom upon the enslaved. The

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Race Talk | Making the World a Better Place

[Barbados Underground] The blogmaster promised to continue the discussion on race and how all citizens must feel responsible for making the world a better place. How do we do it? In thought, work and deed. The millions that watched the CNN Lebron James interview last night would have gleaned how prominent individuals in a society can use star power to

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