American Promise


American Promise spans 13 years as Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., turn their cameras on their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through one of the most prestigious private schools in the country. Chronicling the boys’ divergent paths from kindergarten through high school graduation at Manhattan’s Dalton School, this provocative, intimate documentary presents complicated truths about America’s struggle to come of age on issues of race, class and opportunity. Winner, U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award, 2013 Sundance Film Festival. A co-production of Rada Film Group, ITVS and POV’s Diverse Voices Project, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, made possible by CPB. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV. A co-presentation with the National Black Programming Consortium.

Before the premiere of American Promise on PBS on February 3rd, join @PromiseFilm and partners for the Black Male Achievement Week twitter chat at 9:00 p.m. Follow #BMAWeek.

It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold US Back: Crack Planted at Black Business By Police


 

I really don’t waste much time trying to educate those of US who remain disloyal to OUR STRUGGLE, SURVIVAL and ADVANCEMENT. In 2014, IT STILL TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS TO HOLD US BACK!

This brother is doing the so-called RIGHT THING by being a legit business owner and what happens to him? The officers of the law attempt to ruin his good name, destroy his business and enslave him illegally. Blessings to The Most High for inspiring OUR BROTHER to protect himself (not with a gun) by using technology…video cameras.

Respect to the Black People of that community and the members of SCLC for letting that community know this ish will not be tolerated.

We’ve been at war and the majority of US don’t even know it.

Freedom is the road seldom traveled by the multitude.

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Uncle Ruckus of the Week: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson


Did you ever see the Dave Chappelle Show and catch the skit of the Blind, Black Racist? No, don’t worry because I’ve posted a video of a person who is not just against his own people, he hates women. For this, he is my Uncle Ruckus of the Week. Did I mention he is also conservative and a tea party fellow?

“…Thank God for slavery.” Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson

 

The ladies of The View have some words for the good reverend.

 

 

 

 

Supervisor Mayo, Sr. Helping The Homeless October 29th


Supervisor Mayo, Sr. will be holding an event to raise awareness and gather supplies for the homeless on Tuesday, October 29 at Dineen Park (see attached Flyer). At this event he will spend the night sleeping outdoors to show support and raise awareness of the crisis of homelessness in Milwaukee County.

We need your support in helping the homeless with donations of personal items such as coats, blankets, hats, scarves, socks, and even toothbrushes. Please join him for this important event. For more information, call Supervisor Mayo’s office at (414) 278-4241.

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Black Conservatives Tell US Who WE Are


This video clip supports my last post…WE have people who see themselves more aligned as a political party than as Black People. This is very telling how these panelists sit on their high horse talking about Black people as if they have been enlightened and are no longer Black. WE are conservative! WE are progressive! Listen to these people talking about Black people vote primarily based on race. How insulting and ignorant is this? Just look how comfortable they are in speaking about Our People as if they have transcended US.

I’m this I’m that…not once do they say I’m a Black Man first. I love my people first. Nope, I love the constitution, I love being a conservative…

These people want to convert you to convert to being a conservative voter, not a conservative person…this is about how you vote people. They even reference that Black People already have the values and morals of the party they just don’t vote like we want them to. Yet, they say liberals/progressives are your slave masters. Both sides want to own your vote isn’t that the truth. If you have morals and believe in the same God as them why don’t they see you as equal? Because they want to have you vote for their people. Keep it real with Black People.

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