Category Archives: Black Oppression, AIDS, Poverty and Unemployment

THE UNDERCLASS THEORY AND ITS POLITICAL AND POLICY CONSEQUENCES

Bourgeois theories of class, class struggle and racism have assumed new ideological significance. More than mere academic brain games these theories embrace partisan class commitments. As such they have become an unalterable component of the general ideological struggle. Uppermost are … Continue reading

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AN EMERGENCY APPEAL TO THE WORLD ON BEHALF OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PEOPLE

NOTE: I composed this appeal to the world on behalf of a coalition of African American activist organizations in the summer of 2000 as the Republican Party began it’s national convention in Philadelphia. Anticipating demonstrations and protests against racism and … Continue reading

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AIDS and the black community: The cost of denial is far too high

NOTE: This article appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer in February 2001. I entered the issue of AIDS and denial in the African American community. I locate the denial in homophobia, which is a form of bad faith. AIDS is forcing … Continue reading

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