Grandmaster T.C. Izlam’s Murder and Documentary Footage

approximately 2:05 pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017, Grandmaster T.C. Izlam was found unresponsive with a single gun shot wound to the chest on an Atlanta sidewalk. Preliminary police reports say that T.C. Izlam was accosted by two men and subsequently shot by one of them. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Grady […]

Afrika Bambaataa: Inside the Mind of a Cult Leader

      You gave me fortune You gave me fame You gave me power in your God’s name I’m every person you need to be I’m the cult of personality Song by “Living Colour”   ip Hop Legend and Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is facing a litany of child molestation allegations said to have taken […]

Kathleen Neal Cleaver: Communications Secretary

Cover Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Blankfort he Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) embodied the “pinnacle” of what Kathleen Neal Cleaver wanted to do and their former headquarters at 360 Nelson Street in Atlanta is now a vacant lot. Before joining SNCC in 1966, Kathleen Neal had been keeping up with reports on the unrest taking […]

Hillary – A Bad Choice for the Nation

ay 2016 has rolled in and in a few short weeks, our demolition derby-like presidential primaries will come to a screeching end. Only two survivors will emerge from the smoldering wreckage – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; unless the Bernie Sanders campaign pulls off a miraculous last minute surge and captures the remaining delegates.  If […]

Gentrification, integration, deconcentration

In the article entitled, Spatial Deconcentration, Yulonda Ward lays out her research on the gentrification of black neighborhoods. She insists that the depopulation of blacks in major cities came as a result of the Kerner Commission Report of 1968. Kerner himself, the chairman of the commission and former governor of Illinois, and the influence of […]