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I’M HURTING: WHAT CAN I DO TO HEAL?

by Brenda Lee There is a saying, “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know IT’S ME.” Accepting that you can’t change other people is usually the hardest part. Remember that you can only change your reaction to ...

Forthcoming books by Angela Davis, Tim Wise, Clarence Lusane . . .

Dear Chris, Hi there from City Lights Publishers in San Francisco.  I just read your review of I am Not a Slave and thought that you might be interested in hearing about a number of books coming out this year and next that I think you’ll be interested in.  Please let me know if you would ...

Why Not Curl Up with a Good Book Before Winter 2

by Chris Stevenson It is not white people that are your worst enemy, it is the ignorance and fear of what they will do that is your worst enemy -Minister Louis Farrakhan on the Arsenio Hall Show There are tons of books on race out there. Some well-known, some rather obscure. I tend to choose ...

The Magic of Michelle 1

CHARLES M. BLOW Forgive me in advance for fawning, but Michelle Obama is the coolest first lady ever. She clinched it for me this week by jumping double Dutch on the South Lawn as part of a “healthy kids fair.” The scene underscored my impression of the first lady as utterly unencumbered by convention. She ...

Children Give you what you Expect so what are You Expecting from Them?

by Rose Wilder Consistency, Compassion and Confidence are essential traits in raising a strong man. We let our boys rough house and hit but teach our girls to have manners and sit properly. From an early age we inadvertently teach our sons to be tough, competitive and catered to. Our daughters are brought up to ...

My Appeal to the Gunmen of Jamaica

Is our Romantic Island Dead and Gone? by Basil Waine Kong Somewhere people feel safe, go out to restaurants and clubs at night with no concern about their safety, but not here in Jamaica. We are afraid. We now live in continual fear of kidnapping and violence. We are forced to bear the unbearable. No ...

Hopefully Lenihan Will Recover, but he Should Retire… Really

by Chris Stevenson “There is only one message the people understand and that is this, if a candidate that they want, really want-say hypothetically there is a candidate that Len Lenihan really, really, really wants and say he has [previously] refused to cooperate and collaborate-when that candidate comes, no matter who he is, you join ...

Jamaicans, We are Everywhere


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The Impact of Jamaicans on the world   by Basil Waine Kong I left Jamaica in 1959 when I was fifteen years old and returned after I retired on reaching my 65th birthday in 2008. During my lifetime, I have been fortunate to experience all the major cities of the United States as well as ...

Why I Side with Portia Simpson-Miller & the PNP

Basil Waine Kong, Ph.D., JD I believe that People’s National Party President; Portia Simpson-Miller, is a rare gift to Jamaica and to humanity. She is charismatic, astute, a visionary, cares deeply about the people and the future of Jamaica. She is an unselfish leader who never places personal ambitions ahead of her public duty. This ...