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August 2016

Bill of Costs (Rites) v. Bill of Rights

    by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) A personnel department, for blacks, has always been a work-in-progress. At the outset, all blacks constituted a class. We are similarly-situated today. Of course, life is not…


Birth of a Nation

The true story of Right Reverend Nat Turner       by Pat Freeman The Sundance Film Festival who’s mission as a non profit organization to actively promote independent story tellers in film and theater…


Your Vote Matters

      by Karima Amin Every four years, our interest in the U.S. Presidential Election is revived. Many of us have mixed emotions about this event. Some relish the opportunity to have a vote…



“Transgender Bathrooms”

does disagreeing make you “phobic” and why do people care more about bathrooms than education?       by Carolette Meadows The Buffalo Public School District (BPS) is the latest district to cause a parents…


The G-Word

If Buffalo were All White     by Chris Stevenson Right now gentrification is the current plan for whites who look forward to taking back Buffalo (after voluntarily leaving decades ago). The G-word can strike…



Stand Your Ground!

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) A “militant” is a person who is combative and is willing to fight for his people. No militant, black attorney should enter a courthouse without a toothbrush and…


The Story in My DNA

    by Hope Ferguson   Like many African Americans, I grew up not knowing where I came from. There was no “old country” for us. Obviously, I knew that most slaves were brought from…