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Louis Farrakhan

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  • You've got a problem with smart politics?

    Ever heard of the modern verb, to be "swiftboated," a la John Kerry? Barack Obama is proving he's more sophisticated than prior candidates and won't stand for being slimed by false rumors. Rather than letting his opponents control the conversation, or let...
  • A Spry Farrakhan Sings Obama's Praises

    By Sophia Tareen CHICAGO (AP) - In his first major public address since a cancer crisis, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that presidential candidate Barack Obama is the "hope of the entire world" that the U.S. will change for the...
  • Wright's sermons fueled by complex mix of culture, religion

    Wright's sermons fueled by complex mix of culture, religion
    On the Sunday in 2003 when Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. shouted "God damn America" from the pulpit of Trinity United Church of Christ, he defined damnation as God's way of holding humanity accountable for its actions. Rattling off a litany of injustices...
  • I like Barack Obama, but ...

    SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL OP-ED ONLINE by Colonel Bob Pappas, USMC, Retired In the continuing firestorm over Obama's pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright's incendiary racist comments, it comes to light that he is not the only pastor of a...
  • Abrupt departure leaves observers wondering 'why' and 'what's next'

    Kweisi Mfume's abrupt departure as head of the NAACP left some observers wondering where he will go - and whether there's more to why he left. He said yesterday that he wanted a vacation after nearly nine years, and he might explore opportunities in...
  • NAACP continues culture of male leaders

    When the vacancy opened this winter for president of the nation's oldest civil rights organization, many within and outside the NAACP said it was time a woman held the job. After all, men have overseen the group's day-to-day leadership since 1916. But...
  • She refuses to go silently

    From the start, Elvira Arellano knew she had to stay quiet. After illegally crossing the border from Mexico, she kept her head down. Even her bosses didn't know who she really was. Arellano sometimes thought she heard footsteps at night and awoke with...
  • Terrorist attacks bring out the good, the bad and the ugly in all of us

    "IT WAS THE best of times, it was the worst of times." Thus begins Charles Dickens' classic, A Tale of Two Cities. He could have been describing America since the horrible day of Sept. 11, 2001. Terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center twin towers and...
  • Rumors Swirl Around Pop Star Jackson's Link to Nation of Islam

    In the hive of high-powered attorneys and financial advisors that buzzes around Michael Jackson, the quiet men in subdued suits can't help but stand out. They don't practice law or negotiate Hollywood deals. The men belong to the Nation of Islam, the...
  • (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream

    (1989) Striking Tales of Black Frustration and Pride Shake the Pop Mainstream
    Rap music is not polite. It's a noisy 'n' crude attack on mainstream sensibilities that has even liberal-minded adults who were raised on the rebellious, outlaw beat of Little Richard and the Rolling Stones asking themselves, "What happened to real music?...
  • A One-Two Punch From Two Mikes

    A tale of two Michaels. A remarkable NBC documentary airs at 9 tonight on Channels 4, 36 and 39. Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple's "Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson" is brawny, roundhouse filmmaking, tapping many emotions while...