Hampton University and Wall Street Journal Articles

Hampton University and Wall Street Journal

With only 13% of African Americans in higher education, these colleges [HBCUs] awarded nearly 30%

of all undergraduate degrees earned by African American students in the science, technology,

engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines; 50% of all bachelor’s degrees in teacher education received

by African American students; and 85% of Doctor of Medicine degrees acquired by African Americans

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Liberty and Empire Articles

Liberty and Empire

   

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Even [Ron] Paul, should he be elected and effect the gold standard, wouldn’t change

much.  Chomsky would be happy with his mid-east policy, and Vick would benefit

financially from the deflation.   I think, I could adjust, as well, but I am afraid most

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Liberia The Willis Knuckles Saga Africa

Liberia The Willis Knuckles Saga

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border=”0″ />   Liberia is teaching us with the Knuckles affair that the conscience

of its people has not been seared by a terrible war

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Liberia: The Willis Knuckles Saga

Nude Threesome Photo Causes Minister to Stand Down from Post

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

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Liberia Beauty Pageant Africa

Liberia Beauty Pageant

   

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Happy 160th Birthday

Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion

 

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Happy 160th Birthday

Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion

 

August 2007 Washington, D.C.

On July 26th at the Liberian embassy’s annual Independence Day reception for the Diplomatic Corps, Mokoli Productions, Inc. staged Happy 160th Birthday: Showcasing Liberia’s Resources through Fashion. The … Read the rest

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Liberation Memories Reviews Articles

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No serious history of the development of the African American novel

from the 1950s onward can be written without reference to John

Oliver Killens. A two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and

founding chairman of the legendary Harlem Writers Guild

 

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Books by John Oliver Killens

 

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Liberated Territory Articles

Liberated Territory

   

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By focusing on the diversity of local histories beyond Oakland and Los Angeles,

the contributors to this volume reconstruct a more complex and illuminating portrait

of the Black Panther Party.  The mission of the historian also can become more difficult

as evidenced by problems with the location and reliability … Read the rest

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Liberals Hate the Military Articles

Liberals Hate the Military

   

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 Once the world envied when it came to primary and secondary

education, America no longer ranks amongst the world’s top 20, having

made a Faustian compromise that has placed us at the top in military expenditure

 

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“Liberals” Hate the Military?

Everybody Hates Social Welfare

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The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood Articles

The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

   

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The Federalists wrote the Constitution, according to Wood, to insert republican checks

on American democracy, and upon democratic individualism. But to get the people

to ratify the Constitution, the Federalists had to appeal to the sovereignty of the people.

As a result, they secured the triumph of the very democracy … Read the rest

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Levon’s Hard Truths Articles

Levon’s Hard Truths

   

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For according to our wayward brother, “the plain truth is that we are all individuals.” He has

also given up his romantic ideas about Africa. So for him Pan-Africanism has been tossed

out with the bath water. He said, “I often thought of migrating to Africa.”

But now he … Read the rest

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ADDENDUM AN APOLOGIA Articles

ADDENDUM AN APOLOGIA

   

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But here in this brutal attack on Ms. Rice, he comes off as a henchman in defense of

American racism and imperialism. His primary tactic is to redirect criticisms of

America’s shortcomings elsewhere. From Crouch’s perspective, we are too indulgent

in “romantic blubberings about Africa,” a continent, for him, … Read the rest

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