“A Dissenting View” / Dr. John Henrik Clarke response to Henry Louis Gates’ “Black Demagogues and Pseudo-Scholars”

Dr. John H. Clarke’s response to a 1992 New York Times OP-ED by Henry Louis Gates Jr. entitled “Black Demagogues and Pseudo-Scholars”: I am raising the following questions: At once, I questioned the title of Professor Gates’ article. He should never refer to anyone as a demagogue unless he’s ready …

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“President” Clinton renamed ‘Nimkita

The real task of the 21st century is to expand the “circle of opportunity”, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told delegates at a gala dinner in Pretoria on Tuesday. “Freedom, democracy are great accomplishments of the 19th and 20th centuries. But now comes the hard part, how does democracy …

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No sacred cows in Divided Kingdom Republic

THERE are no sacred cows on Afro-centric artistes Divided Kingdom Republic’s new effort, the double album Kudakwashe/Munyaradzi. The Zimbabwean-born rappers, pioneers of hip hop in their homeland deliver a scathing no-holds barred full frontal attack on just about all forces propagating strife on the continent: from sycophant Western powers, the …

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