Thursday, January 31, 2013
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford -- "We have Learned who is For Real and who is Frontin'."
In the tradition of (in no particular order) -- Garvey, Toussaint, Lumumba, the real -- Toure, Nkrumah, Winnie, Nat Turner, Martin, A. Philip Randolph, Septima Clarke, Romare Bearden, SNCC, Malcolm, Huey, Fred Hampton, Mumia, Assata, the revolutionary -- Angela; Harlem Renaissance writers and agitators (to name a few) -- Claude McKay, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Franz Fanon, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, Ralph Ellison, W.E.B. DuBois, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Hubert Harrison, the pre-capitalist -- Ms. Angelou; Ida B. Wells, Paul Robeson, Drs. -- John Henrik Clarke, Ben Jochannan, John G. Jackson; George Padmore, Eric Williams, Egyptian hieroglyphics (yes, Egypt is in Africa); Tupac, KRS One, DeadPrez, Bob Marley, Lupe -- and the list goes on and on... Glen stands for something, rather than falling for anything.
What about you, Family?
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