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The NAACP has been without direction or purpose for a number of years, but now with its handling of the Rachel Dolezal debacle the NAACP is officially dead. When its leadership is more inclined to embrace a liar and a deciever because it fits an agenda it has shown that whatever shred of integrity the NAACP had is now gone.
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Johnson spearheaded and ignited the asking for Rachel Dolezal's resignation.Johnson set up an online petition through the website MoveOn.Org and has received more than 200 signatures as of Sunday night."We don't care what race she is, but when you are leader, it doesn't even matter if you've made a mistake but the fact that you will not respond to the people, that you won't issue an apology,” Johnson said. “Come clean.”So you mean to tell me that your going to lie within a lie and say you don't understand the question,” Johnson said. “And you don't know if you're African American or not because she had been proudly professing that."Johnson said that's also why she is concerned with the position taken by the national NAACP. Last week, the organization released a statement that said in part: “The NAACP Alaska-Oregon-Washington State Conference stands behind Ms. Dolezal's advocacy record.”Johnson said that record has been based on lies.“I've asked people to boycott the NAACP, do not go to meetings, do not pay membership until they reconsider the decision to back a person they consider a leader, because we don't,” Johnson said..
In recognition of Father's Day, which will be on Sunday, June 21, we on Critical Discourse, will discuss that male aspect of the family dynamic, the father.
While we often pay tribute to our mothers (and we should), oftentimes, we neglect the father, sometimes even treating him as a joke.
So, we want to discuss fatherhood in general, the responsibilities, challenges and triumphs, from our own and observational points of view. Feel free t0 share your insights and stories with us.
In the meantime, as much as I was trying to ignore the NAACP / Rachael Dolezal fiasco, it was the comments of some of her defenders (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Melissa Harris-Perry, Michael Eric Dyson, etc.) that fired me up to speak on this. And to be certain, all I say on Saturday, will be it, as for the most part, this obsession with this compulsive liar, serves nothing more than a distraction from important issues.
So desperate we've become as a people under liberal influence, to defend anything endorsed by MS-NBC and other liberal bastions, that we'd even defend a "black" woman, who history shows, was more than willing to take issue with a perceived advantage of being black.
Then, I understand that the majority of black America would support this liar over Justice Thomas (Oh, I get it; her "work" makes her "blacker" than he).
But, we will not lose focus on the primary topic, fathers / fatherhood..
On this episode of Carson's Corner with the Election Boycott Advocates, we discuss the most important issues facing the working class. We'll discuss the U.S. flights over China. Why is the U.S. deliberately trying to provoke China; some have suggested insane brinkmanship on the part of the U.S. Is this part of a larger strategy?
It's been documented that one African American is killed by the police every 28 hours. Unfortunately, virtually no police officers are held accountable. The latest example of this is the acquittal of a white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed an African American couple. Do black lives matter in the capitalist cystem?
Michael Parenti of the Greanville Post wrote an article in defense of existing socialism and socialism of the past. We'll discuss the importance of the article and the implications for the future. http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.greanvillepost.com%2F2015%2F05%2F23%2Fleft-anticommunism-the-unkindest-cut%2F&h=0AQFIdGMH
Also, it was revealed last week through a FOIA lawsuit that the U.S., Saudi Arabi and other allies supported the creation of the Islamic State. Was this a deliberate act to create further military action in Syria and elsewhere?
The race of one of the most prominent faces in Spokane, Washington, Rachel Dolezal, has come under heavy community and media fire. Rachel Dolezal, who has identified herself as African American, is under question after her estranged mother claimed she is white, and born to two Caucasian parents.
The questions to be addressed on this episode of Hot Topics Talk Radio:
Does it matter that the head of the NAACP Spokane Chapter is white?
Why wasn’t Dolezal honest about her heritage/race?
Should she be removed from her post as president of the Spokane Chapter?
Is it more acceptable for whites to pass as blacks, than blacks passing as white?
… and more.
Join the HTTR team as they delve into this very controversial story of NAACP’s Spokane Chapter President, Rachel Dolezal.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 8:00pm PST/10:00pm CST/11:00pm EST.
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(CNN)Rachel Dolezal -- fresh off of stepping down as head of the Spokane NAACP chapter over criticism that she's portrayed herself as black, even though she was born white -- stood by that self-assessment Tuesday, insisting, "I identify as black."
Dolezal did not deny her biological parents are white or that she has changed how she looks at herself over the years in an interview on NBC's "Today" show. And she admitted not having corrected various published reports over the years labeling her as transracial, biracial and black.
At the same time, Dolezal -- while admitting she might have conducted some interviews differently -- insisted she'd do the same thing again overall when it comes to how she has portrayed herself racially.
CNN's Ed Payne, Dana Ford, Alyssa Jackson, Ray Sanchez, Ashley Fantz, Stephanie Elam, Paul Vercammen, Gary Tuchman, Tony Marco and Ralph Ellis contributed to this report.
Join Zaiyah and Uptown as they discuss this and other important topics on this weeks edition of Zaiyahs House.
(CNN)The race of one of the most prominent faces in Spokane, Washington's black community is under question after her estranged mother claimed she is white but is "being dishonest and deceptive with her identity."
Rachel Dolezal, 37, is the head of the local chapter of the NAACP and has identified herself as at least partly African-American. But her Montana birth certificate says she was born to two parents who say they are Caucasian. The parents shared that document and old photos with CNN.
"We are her birth parents," Lawrence Dolezal told CNN on Friday. "We do not understand why she feels it's necessary to misrepresent her ethnicity."
CNN tried to reach Rachel Dolezal for comment by emailing and calling her, but was unsuccessful. The Spokane Spokesman-Review. newspaper reported, though, that she has framed the controversy surrounding her racial identity in the context of litigation over guardianship of her adopted brother.
According to court documents obtained by CNN, Rachel Dolezal's adopted brother, who is black, sought emancipation from Ruthanne and Lawrence Dolezal in 2010. The adopted brother, now 21, said the Dolezals used "physical forms of punishment" and had sent his brother and sister away to group homes because they didn't cooperate with the couple's religion and rules.
The adopted brother wanted to live with Rachel Dolezal "in a multiracial household where black culture is celebrated and I have a connection to the black community," the court papers said. The papers did not specify Rachel Dolezal's race.
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On this episode of Carson's Corner with the Election Boycott Advocates, we will open the show by discussing ethics from a Marxist perspective. The late Professor Willis H. Truitt wrote a book in 2005 discussing a topic rarely ever discussed, the ethics of Marxism. There are some key points that Truitt analyzes in this book that we will discuss.
Professor Stephen Cohen is predicting full scale war in Ukraine in the next month. What is happening in the region, and how is the Western Capitalist media leading the charge to war. Is the U.S. backed fascist party in Ukraine going to wage a civil war? We'll have the latest details.
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TONIGHT: Listen to “The Michael Imhotep Show” Fri. June, 12th, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network. Our guest will be G. Brown of The Reel Network. We’ll discuss hot topics and the images of African Americans in the Media. CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281. POST YOUR COMMENTS. WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR. Listen online at http://tunein.com/radio/Empowerment-Radio-Network-s199313/ or http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theafricanhistorynetworkshow/2015/06/13/g-brown-of-the-reel-network-naacp-leader-falsely-portrays-herself-as-black or at www.AfricanHistoryNetwork.com.
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