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  • The Bridge: Independence Day For Africans, Part 2

    Jul 2, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *In 1852, Frederick Douglass spoke of America’s hypocrisy when dealing with the issue of slavery. He mused: “What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. […]

  • The Bridge: Independence Day For Africans, Part 1

    Jun 25, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *On July 4, 1776, when the United States of America gained its independence from Great Britain, Africans in America were still in slavery.  The nation talked about independence, but there was none for the African. The major celebrated events which led up to the bloody battle between the former colonies and the former mother nation […]

  • The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 2 — Lead Us Into Cash

    May 14, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    “Lead us not into temptation,” goes The Lord’s Prayer. But in the Black community, those who pose as “leaders” do nothing but lead us into the wrong ways. Why? Because they are all about the cash. Take one Jesse “Cut the nuts” Jackson, who discovered early on that he could get favors and Burger King […]

  • The Bridge: Pledge Allegiance to The Cash, Part 1

    May 7, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *In America, we are taught at an early age to place our hands over our hearts and pledge allegiance to the flag. But many of us have no idea what we are doing. When we pledge allegiance to the flag, we are essentially accepting a full plate of indoctrination to things that may conflict with […]

  • The Bridge: Still Drink Pimpin’

    Apr 23, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *I originally wrote about this in 2005, based on a real life event. Recently, a Facebook status gone wrong alarmed me that people are still thinking and acting like drink pimps and drink whores. An ignominious idiot posted as her status: “Men will buy their boy a drink at the club quicker than they will […]

  • The Bridge: The Blame Game

    Apr 9, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *Any given single Black woman over the age of thirty-five is likely to list a host of problems with Black men as the reason for her inability to find love and marriage. And, any give single Black mother is likely to list a host of issues with Black men, particularly their alleged predisposition to being […]