• We Are the Children of Malcolm and Martin

    We are the children of Martin and Malcolm,          Black, brown, red and white, Our birthright is to be creators of history,Our Right, Our Duty           To shake the world with           A new dream! At this time of mass unemployment and foreclosures, failing banks and failed states, floods, tsunamis, tornadoes, hurricanes, and global warming that […]

  • Thinking Dialectically about Solidarity

    The recent visit of two Afro-Colombians to the Boggs Center started me thinking dialectically about the paradigm shift in the concept and practice of Solidarity made necessary and possible by corporate globalization. In 1997 these Afro-Colombians, members of a small farming community in Uraba, Colombia, were among those displaced when a joint paramilitary and U.S.-backed […]