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THE AFTER... ? (42 hits)
THE AFTER... ? Ivan Butcher II The BLACK-OUT DAY of JULY 7, 2020! When you look at our conditions here, World-wide, I feel like I am (we as a Family are) living in a "Dog Day Afternoon," episode of the Twilight Zone. If you consider how our ...
Posted Wednesday, July 8th 2020 at 6:58PM
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A Black History Fact: UNITY IS PROGRESS (38 hits)
In 1975, Ivan Butcher II, Harlem-born artist, designed and copyrighted, The Black Evolutionary American Flag, with the Library of Congress. With the approaching 1976 Bicentennial celebrations, Butcher realized that the media was ignoring the legac ...
Posted Wednesday, July 8th 2020 at 6:55PM
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Denial is Contrary to Self-Preservation! (1572 hits)
I understand too well, why White America (European Descendants) would be on the defensive about the issues of now and in the past regarding race relationship with Black Americans.   Considering the birth rate statistics shows that it takes 4.1 Whit ...
Posted Sunday, May 17th 2020 at 7:01PM
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My Reflection: I Am My Words (135 hits)
My Reflection: I Am My Words  Book 2 - A Work in Progress… My Reflection: I am My Words …. is my responses to the concerns, the questions, conceptions and misconceptions to my perspective on political and social issues expressed in my fi ...
Posted Sunday, March 8th 2020 at 9:08AM
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Solider Crab Housing (221 hits)
As a youth, I was told by my grandfather to always try to make a positive out of a negative situation. The Negative feelings being expressed concerning the influx of new residents, and that they are buying up all available properties, and even pa ...
Posted Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 9:50AM
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I Am, "The Spook That Sat In Their Classrooms" (143 hits)
My grades would never reflect my Over-standing. I was branded as an average, not working up to my potential student. To be their "A" student, meant that you had conform and that you understood (The System's Message), in order to Get-in, you ...
Posted Tuesday, May 14th 2019 at 2:41PM
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Why Is Everything Black With You? (90 hits)
This question reminded me of a conversation I had in one of my art classes, after a bi-racial student asked me, why everything was Black with me. As always in my art classes, we discussed all topics openly, and my response was... http://hbcucon ...
Posted Saturday, April 13th 2019 at 9:33AM
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Reparations: By the Book Arbitrator and Decision Maker (259 hits)
Based on Judge Judy's by the book, common sense verdicts, in the civil cases presented to her, I fully approve of her presiding over Reparations and Discriminatory Cases filed against the Incorporated United States of America. http://hbcuconnect ...
Posted Saturday, April 13th 2019 at 9:30AM
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Then! (296 hits)
Gil Noble, Host of Pioneering TV Show " Like It Is", Focusing on Black Issues Little known Black History Fact: In 1975, I met with Mr. Gil Noble to discuss the merits of the "The Black American Evolutionary Flag," designed to represent the cont ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 8:11AM
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Share-Cropping: Today's Economic System (108 hits)
"The more things change, the things remain the same." We are and have been living under the same post slavery share-cropping system that the unjustly enslaved people of the Americas were subjected to during the Reconstruction period (1865–77) fol ...
Posted Thursday, April 5th 2018 at 9:28PM
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Underinsured!!! (90 hits)
This has been the most incomprehensible statement, I have heard during this hurricane recovery period. What seems apparent is that there are many who do not realize that having insurance or not, insurance is a "Gamble." Homeowner's Insurance, it is ...
Posted Thursday, April 5th 2018 at 9:26PM
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The African Slave Trade: The Jewish Hands Are Not Clean! (1206 hits)
Follow the money! The United States - Netherlands - England - France - Portugal - Spain, in each of these major slave trading countries, there were Jewish bankers and investors who financed the building of the slave ships and the laundering of the bl ...
Posted Friday, April 21st 2017 at 7:04PM
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Marc Anthony Butcher Writes Poetry... (97 hits)
Greetings All, This is my Younger Brother, he is the writer, I had to remind him that I use to help him with his homework : ) To ignore the power offered by communicating through the social media websites, reminds me of the old saying, "If you ...
Posted Wednesday, March 29th 2017 at 9:26AM
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Why Don't More Black Achievers Advocate for our Black Family? (130 hits)
Why haven't they been speaking out in the public media, using the power of their money and position, like: Martin L. King, Marcus Garvey, Nina Simone, James Baldwin, Danny Glover, James Brown, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Mos Def, Tupac, Audre Lorde, Kar ...
Posted Monday, March 13th 2017 at 9:10AM
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A Black History Perspective: The Impact of Immigration on Black America (485 hits)
My concern: Divide and Conquer! " I came to America with nothing, I toke advantage of all the opportunities afforded me, and I worked for everything that I have." This is the standard mantra you hear from the industrious migrant. The reality, ...
Posted Friday, February 17th 2017 at 11:09AM
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I feel President Trump... (592 hits)
I feel President Trump will be the best thing that has happened for Black Americans with the realization not to expect any special attention or assistance, and with Ms. Clinton, It would have been business as usual with the Republicans trying to bloc ...
Posted Friday, February 17th 2017 at 11:06AM
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My Reflection: I Am My Words (1888 hits)
About the Book ...
Posted Monday, September 12th 2016 at 9:59PM
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Picture This... Ad. (2192 hits)
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Posted Monday, September 12th 2016 at 9:37PM
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..., By Their Own Rules (338 hits)
America's Corporate Game, which is Capitalism where everyone has to play by Their rules that keeps changing, is the American Economic Operating System. If you are not aware of the "The Game" or you haven't played "The Game" as a kid, then this m ...
Posted Sunday, April 10th 2016 at 10:15AM
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Gay / Transgender / Homosexual (1069 hits)
  The misconception is that All are One and the Same. This is a very sensitive topic that will be almost impossible not to upset someone's feelings, but by not doing so, especially as an elder and an educator would be giving a misperception to ...
Posted Wednesday, May 6th 2015 at 5:51AM
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DNA vs Reparation (754 hits)
  There is one indisputable fact that those heirs and benefactors of Slavery, throughout the World, cannot escape is their DNA connections to their ancestor's disenfranchised offsprings.   Take the Test!    The World's Top Ri ...
Posted Sunday, February 22nd 2015 at 5:41PM
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RELIGION (864 hits)
    I generally avoid discussions on Religion, especially the Bible.    First off, I feel Religion is and has been the blight on mankind, especially when what you believe does not allow you to respect another. The shear hypocr ...
Posted Monday, February 16th 2015 at 6:45PM
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Why Do We Need to Celebrate Black History Month? (1336 hits)
And, my answer is always the same, because there are still much too many both Black and White Americans who are ignorant to the Truth of Americas Past.   Especially after receiving responses like these from Americans of European heritage, depe ...
Posted Monday, February 9th 2015 at 3:11PM
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Leveling the Playing Field (523 hits)
My use of the sport's term, "Leveling the playing field," creates a game staged environment which indicates everyone in the game are playing by the same rules, but that has not been the case.    This expression is the issue that large num ...
Posted Wednesday, February 4th 2015 at 11:01PM
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Nepotism vs Tribalism (1275 hits)
When I ask this question:   ( Disclaimer: My use of the term White America is not to indict all White Americans of European descent, but to address a false perception to the World that all is racially fine in the USA.)    If and wh ...
Posted Monday, January 26th 2015 at 11:40AM
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