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Tonight on the show, we’re beginning a new regular feature: The Brotherhood Council.
The Brotherhood Council will meet at least four times this year to discuss international, national and local issues of concern to the Afrikan community, in the realms of the political, economic and social, to the personal, interpersonal and psychological.
And yes, before you can say “Gender bias!”, don’t worry, we’ll also be meeting with the Sisterhood Council an equal number of times.
Tonight’s council is made of three Brothers, plus myself:
Tonight we’re going to discuss the remarkable ascendancy and everyday changing fortunes of Barack Obama, the Kenyan-American candidate for the presidential nomination of the US Democratic Party. Born in 1961, Obama was raised in
His candidacy has been controversial. He’s young, relatively inexperienced in federal politics with only two years’ experience; he’s challenging the entitlement of the
Of course, above all these matters should be Obama’s policy statements and record, but we’ll get to those.
To start off, we’ll hear Malcolm X discussing, in the early 1960s, differing Euro-American attitudes towards people from the Afrikan continent, and Afrikan-Americans. Malcolm X understood then, as is still the case, that Euro-American nationalists prize the myth of their own history. To them, anyone who is ignorant of his own past is not respectable.
And by and large, Afrikans in the