Saturday, December 17, 2005

The Year of Living Dangerously for Black Folks

Glen Ford and Peter Gamble in The Black Commentator

"It is a new experience, to witness this scale of dereliction among our political class. Clearly, a significant number have been bought. That’s what corporations do. They buy people.

In the process, the space for a Black dialogue has been narrowed. Automatically, this means that progressive conversation in the United States is crippled. The Black Commentator is the foremost communications organ for social change in the nation, but we find ourselves isolated from our natural allies: the most progressive unions and civil rights organizations, who nevertheless count on corporate funding. (more)


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