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Descendants of Enslaved Africans Being Forced Off Their Land on

The Gullah-Geechee community off the coast of southern Georgia is appealing tax hikes which they believe may run them off the land their families have owned since slavery ended. Brandon Dixon fishes on Sapelo Island. Courtesy: New York Times Affluent buyers who’ve taken an interest in Sapelo Island (where the Gullah community lives) are driving […]Read More

AT WIT'S END: MISS LIPSTICK’S FELLOWSHIP

I turned from my bar stool and saw my old friend and drinking buddy, Miss Lipstick. “I’m writing a column now for Our Time Press, the oldest black-owned weekly in Brooklyn.” “No kidding. What are you going to write about?” “Well, I had planned on being real hard-hitting and provocative but a few friends have […]Read More