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U.S. Steel: The Unmaking of Braddock, PA

U.S. Steel has captured the hearts and attention of America once again. And when politics are involved, some stories just seem to dominate the headlines more than others.   Suddenly, with the help of elected officials and social media, these manufactured narratives and conversations are instantly spread all over the U.S., prompting mainstream media to […]

Reparations: A Glaring Double Standard

Reparations: A Glaring Double Standard   A glaring double standard exists in America when it comes to the humanity of Black American descendants of slavery compared to new arrival migrants, those suffering abroad and wealthy white communities.   And as the UHA Tenth Biennial Conference: “Reparations & the Right to the City” descends on perhaps […]

Reparations from the culture committing the crimes

Reparations must now become front and center in the fight for Black American liberation and economic justice. And after the coming midterms, Black leadership must be encouraged to elevated reparations to the top of any political conversations concerning poverty, crime, housing, judicial, education, social and economic Justice for Black American descendants of slavery.   Everything […]

THE OTHER PITTSBURGH

Those in, “The other Pittsburgh”, you know the one that’s not so livable, can no longer sit around and wait on the democratic establishment led, status quo Pittsburgh to acknowledged, recognize, and take tangible action to address the intentional oppression and needless suffering that’s been inflicted on the region’s Black residents and their communities for […]

Decolonize Black Land in America

  The Bruce family’s successful fight to decolonize and reclaim a scenic stretch of Southern California shoreline has ignited a national movement, with families, individuals and activists eyeing White-owned properties around the country they say rightfully belong to Black Americans. Property and land that was taken from them by one means or another, over the […]

Bunn, ‘We will not live in fear’

What if you could redesign your own neighborhood? For Isaac Bunn, this is an especially interesting challenge. Sitting in the shadow of a steel mill, his family’s home is the only structure left on the block on which he lives. Bunn was born on Ninth Street in Braddock, Pennsylvania, in his family’s home, which they […]

Black Liberation: Rebirth

Black Liberation and unity should be at the top of Black leaderships list when planning for the tumultuous times that are sure to come post Covid-19. Not only should it be at the top of leaderships list, but a top priority for every Black American individual who is capable of understanding what is taking place […]

Unequal Societies and Black Leadership during COVID-19

Unequal Societies and White supremacy by their very nature and intent requires the continuing oppression and subordination of Black American leadership, what is left of the Black community and, over the course of the outbreak, may require the sacrifice of their very lives. Subordination of an entire people requires that the people in some way […]

Emerging Black leadership Must utilize the Covid-19 Experience.

Emerging Black leadership must thoroughly document the disturbing and disproportionate outcomes of  the  Covid-19 outbreak. They must focus on and highlight, yet again, the Enormous cracks and inequalities in American society that are being exposed at every level during the outbreak that have put Black Americans at extreme risk of future survival. For far too […]

BLACK AMERICANS: ALARM AT THE GATE,THE FINAL TRIBULATION AWAITS

The new coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, continues to spread quickly, threatening the health and economy of the United States. It’s also threatening the already grim outlook of Survival for Black Americans in America. Since January, nearly 250,000 cases have been confirmed across the country and the Death toll in the U.S. has topped […]