Author

 
Joseph Harker

Joseph Harker

    Michael Jackson: The Barack Obama of pop music
    Michael Jackson: The Barack Obama of pop music
    In the 50s there was Elvis. In the 60s there were the Beatles. The 70s and 80s gave us Michael Jackson, the first black artist to become the number...
    Condi Rice: An 'ass-kicking black' role model
    Condi Rice: An 'ass-kicking black' role model
    Okay, so she likes invading countries, killing thousands of innocent civilians, and imposing United States-style capitalism across the globe. But,...
    Taking the rap
    Taking the rap
    United Kingdom-based gay activist Peter Tatchell's gay rights pressure group Outrage! was furious when reggae artists Elephant Man and Vybz Kartel...
    A route to a new identity
    A route to a new identity
    "Kunta Kinte. My name is ... Kunta Kinte.'' Ask any black person with memories of the late 1970s and they will recall the scene. The slave from...