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Askia Muhammad

Stories by Askia

Who's Playing 'The Race Card' Now?

Back in The Day, there was a heated argument over "reverse discrimination." It started with...

Voter 'Fraud' Times 15 Million

Sometimes I just can't figure us out. I think it's perfectly reasonable for individuals or...

Republicans are Incapable of Governing U.S.

Richard Pryor tells a joke I'm fond of, which has political implications today. A younger...

Why Haven't We Had a Requiem Yet?

Why haven't we had a requiem for the kind of xenophobic thinking which dominates what...

Questions Every Birther Should be Asking

The American right wing is full of hypocrites. Silly hypocrites at that. They strain at...

The Bain-Pain of the Romney Campaign: He's Hiding Something

Conventional wisdom says 2012 will be a close presidential election, and it probably will be....

'Obamacare,' Brown v. Board, Social Security

Right wingers are so predictable. They are against anything that even appears to benefit ordinary...

'Obamacare' Now Really Means 'Obama Cares'

Who would have thunk, back when the Tea Party faction of the Timothy McVeigh Party...

Eric Holder and the Proxy Impeachment of Barack Obama

There is a deep chasm - no a ravine - that defines politics in Washington....

Apology, Reparations Due for American Slavery

Even before there was a divisive Tea Party movement in this country, Black and White...

Economic Train Wreck Ahead

With Europe - led by Spain, Greece, and Ireland - teetering on the precipice of...

Is There a 'Drone' in Your Future?

Is there a "drone" in your future? Indubitably!...

'Sweet Daddy's' Memorial Day Tradition Lives On

Artist Frank Smith first told me about the amazing faith tradition practiced every Memorial Day...

White Voters Prefer White Candidates

White people in America have a real penchant for transferring their guilty behavior onto other...

'Miss Ann' Romney is More of the Same

I was in the barbershop the other day when an important, life-affirming lesson, was demonstrated...

Free Mumia Abu Jamal and All U.S. Political Prisoners

For the first time in a long time, political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal told an...

Romney's Racist Theology?

Long before the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's so-called Liberation Theology nearly cost then Sen. Barack Obama...

Is America Headed Into a Race War?

Is America headed into a race war inside its borders? The United States has rushed...

What's So Bad About Obamacare?

Whenever I heard someone repeat the term "Obamacare," I used to cringe. It was used...

Hoodies, Hijab and Hatred

These days, there is plenty of hatred going around in America....

Vigilante Justice Downs Another Black Youth

Where do we begin this conversation about another innocent black youth murdered by vigilante justice...

ASKIA-AT-LARGE

Bibi and Barry...

Obama Not Considering Fenty, Rhee for Administration Positions

President Obama Meets with the Trotter Group...

Right Wing March Called 'Slap in the Face' to King Legacy

On the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastating landfall in New Orleans; the 47th anniversary...

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