A+ R A-

Commentary

Word Storehouses

E-mail Print PDF
The first word storehouses were on the walls of caves, tombs, and monuments of very ancient Black Africans. The world’s earliest books were the Interior African/Egyptian Mortuary or Coffin Texts, the Pyramid Texts (a collection of powerful sayings carved on the internal walls of pyramids), The Book of the Dead, and the Book of the Instructions of Ptahhotep (a work on the conduct of life).

Minds Stayed On Freedom

E-mail Print PDF
By Hugh B. Price
President, National Urban League


In this month when intensely concentrated attention is paid to the past and the present of African Americans, two displays offer a seemingly stark contrast between the history of African Americans in the 19th century and their history during the 20th century.

Voices of the Community

E-mail Print PDF
Proud of spike lee

While watching TV’s “Inside the Actors Studio” which featured an hour long interview with filmmaker Spike Lee, I was filled with even more admiration for him as he recounted that when he telephoned his friends, Bill Cosby, Oprah Winfrey, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, et al, each responded with checks in such generous amounts that he was financially able to complete the filming of “School Daze.”

Black Africans Wrote the First Books!

E-mail Print PDF
The writing invented by interior Africans (??17000 B.C.) and brought to light in pre-Egypt (4000 B.C.) became a most significant vehicle for those Africans who laid the foundation for all that is great in the world today.

Affirmative Action: “It’s Absolutely Essential”

E-mail Print PDF
By Hugh B. Price
President, National Urban League


On Monday, February 17, there occurred in Washington, D.C., as the nation’s capitol was being battered by a pounding snowstorm, an extraordinary moment in the history of American democracy.

Page 303 of 315

Quantcast

BVN National News Wire