Why Didn't They Tell You?

Dr. FRANK MARTINS COMMENTARY ON HISTORICAL, SOCIAL & ECONOMIC ISSUES OF OUR TIME

… that the present uproar over George Floyd’s Murder is not primarily about race? The killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin was one of the most heinous acts of brutality I have ever seen. It seems evident to me that Chauvin’s intent was to kill Floyd; otherwise why would he keep his …

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… about Africa’s gifts to the world: Part I – Writing. The parent writing system of the very letters you are reading right now comes from Africa, from the Hieroglyphic writing of Ancient Egypt. Scholars of ancient history invariably assert that writing developed in Mesopotamia (Sumeria) and Egypt at about the same time, between 3,000 …

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… about Africa’s gifts to the world: Part I At that time gifts will be brought to the Lord Almighty from a people tall and smooth-skinned,    from a people feared far and wide,an aggressive nation of strange speech,    whose land is divided by rivers— the gifts will be brought to Mount Zion, the place of the Name …

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… about the cost of the unintended consequences of the COVID-19 shutdown? In this post, I put on my economist’s hat and seeing as I do have a Ph. D. in economics, it is fitting that I should weigh in on this issue. It is important to understand that every action taken, every public policy …

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… about the beauty of Piankhi? My last post dealt with the Cushite (Ethiopian, Nubian) Treasurer of Queen Amanikhatashan who ruled Cush from 62 AD to 85 AD. Piankhi was one of the early kings of the unbroken line of monarchs (kings and queens) who ruled the Kingdom of Cush for 1,200 years, from the …

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… that the Black People mentioned by name in the Bible were invariably prominent individuals? Part IV: New Testament. The most prominent Black Person mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible is undoubtedly the Ethiopian eunuch of the Book of Acts. Literally a eunuch is a castrated male; however, sometimes those referred to as …

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… that the Black People mentioned by name in the Bible were invariably prominent individuals? Part III. Since in previous posts we have established that Ham is the Biblical progenitor of Black People, we can logically infer from this that Ham’s descendants (Cushites/Ethiopians, Egyptians, Canaanites, and the people of Put) are black. In the case …

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… that the Black People mentioned by name in the Bible were invariably prominent individuals? Part II. Last week’s post dealt with some of the prominent Black People (Ham, Nimrod, Zerah the Ethiopian commander of a million soldiers, Ebed-meleck – rescuer of the Prophet Jeremiah, and a brief sketch of the Cushites/Ethiopians) in the Old …

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… that the Black People mentioned by name in the Bible were invariably prominent individuals? Part I. In a recent History Channel documentary on Pompeii, the expert being interviewed by the commentator pointed out that that the remains of a person who perished in the destruction of Pompeii were those of a black woman. The …

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… that all Africans believe in the resurrection? I believe the Africans brought to America over the two hundred years or so from 1620 to the early 1800’s brought a belief system with them that made it easy for them to embrace Christianity, when given the real deal. There were some things that all black …

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