Yes, this post is as a result of my internship. I always subscribed to W.E.B. DuBois’ idea of “double consciousness” as he laid out in Souls of Black Folk and for the most part, I still do. Just for a bit of context, check this clip out. The history of the American Negro is the […]Read more "The Dominant Subordinate Culture"
Well, I’ve arrived in Gaithersburg, Maryland quite safely and I’ve started work and this is my first day off since I arrived late last Thursday, hence the dirth of my posts. I’m not quite sure if this is going to be normal for the summer, that is, me only posting perhaps once a week or […]Read more "Another Uppity Update"
I guess this is my next step. And hey–it’s okay to get the 25 and under perspective on some things. It’s a NEW DAY!!! Also, i’m headed off to Gaithersburg, Maryland (code word for I’ll be in the District or B’more every chance I get kickin’ it!) and I hope those of you all who […]Read more "Another Uppity Update"
According to CNN, Obama lost Kentucky’s Democratic Primary by a 35% point spread. He subsequently lost West Virginia’s primary by a 41% point spread. Obama, in my opinion has almost come off coy about this situation, and doing, I guess, what’s politically the best thing for him to do. He’s got the numbers of delegates, […]Read more "An American Problem; not Obama’s"
Now this is interesting. My colleague from Dillard University had mentioned this in one of his status messages, and me and him had had some back and forths in the past concerning one from the College of Cardinals of Blackness Al Sharpton (speaking of which, who’s the Pope of Blackness? We need to meet and then keep […]Read more "So Al Sharpton shook down Dr. Dre for half-million dollars?"
corner of Fullerton and Ashland Aves. I mean, gas prices are ridiculous and the big story on the morning and afternoon news in Chicago is that we now have the dubious place of being first—yes, we have the highest average gas prices in the country at $4.07 for regular gas. WTF?!?!?! So that means when […]Read more "I would be in Chicago right now…Gas prices are RIDICULOUS!"
The Uppity Negro Network is celebrating the 83rd birthday of one of the greatest and gracious men that ever walked this planet–Malcolm X. Below are some clips I found on YouTube and I’d encourage everyone to look at them at their leisure. Malcolm X on Black Nationalism The House Negro and the Field Negro At […]Read more "Celebrating the 83rd Birthday of Malcolm X"