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Strike in
New York City

Photograph  copyright ©  2001-2011
by Stan Daniels, Editor,
Urban Cartographer Online

NY Post cartoon
accused of linking
President Obama
to dead chimp
February 18, 2009






Editor's Note:

On the 44th anniversary of the assassination and murder of Malcolm X, it is tragically frightening to see how many of the issues and grievances that he brought to our attention are still unresolved.

The New York Post has a long history of offenses to many communities.

It claims that Alexander Hamilton founded the original publication.

In spite of that claim, after a long succession of owners, Mr Hamilton would not be able to associate the present aberration that clutters the newsstands of the New York City metropolitan area with himself.

The Editor




Malcolm X


Media Manipulation

"With skillful manipulating of the press,
they're able to make the victim look like the criminal,
and the criminal look like the victim." 

- Malcolm X

Photograph copyright © 1965 - 2011 by Stan Daniels, Editor,
Urban Cartographer Online - all rights reserved.








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National Action Network.

On the Web site of the
National Action Network!




The NAACP has also condemned
the New York Post Cartoon.

Please visit the NAACP Web site
for updates on current activities.



This is not a question of censorship.
It is simply a matter of
"Responsibility in Free Speech!"

Responsibility in Free 



"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."

- Dr Martin Luther King, Jr (1963)



A cartoon can convey a powerful message.


KKK Unmasked - Krack, Kocaine, Killer


© 1986, 1996,1998-2011 Interclub Coaches Association
Reprinted with permission.



Satire can also effectively relate to events in the past
or to concerns and issues of the present.


The Editor of the Urban Cartographer Online. 

Stan Daniels, Editor,
Urban Cartographer Online





Please be sure to read
The Inaugural Address
Read more about
President Barack Obama








A paradox yet to be resolved!

(America's "Birth Defect")

By Condoleezza Rice, Ph.D.

Question: Madame Secretary…
We’re pulling up on the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King. And regardless of what race we were or what class we belonged to, it was a devastating time for America, without a doubt. And there’s so much talk about race in the race for the White House. What, if any, lessons do you think Americans, as a whole, have learned since then?

Secretary Rice: America doesn’t have an easy time dealing with race. I sit in my office and the portrait immediately over my shoulder is Thomas Jefferson, because he was my first predecessor. He was the first secretary of state. And sometimes I think to myself, what would he think — (laughter) — a Black woman secretary of state as his…successor, 65 times removed? What would he think that the last two successors have been Black Americans? And so, obviously, when this country was founded, the words that were enshrined in all of our great documents and that have been such an inspiration to people around the world, for the likes of Vaclav Havel, associate themselves with those documents. They didn’t have meaning for an overwhelming element of our founding population. And Black Americans were a founding population. Africans and Europeans came here and founded this country together — Europeans by choice and Africans in chains.

And that’s not a very pretty reality of our founding, and I think that particular birth defect makes it hard for us to confront it, hard for us to talk about it, and hard for us to realize that it has continuing relevance for who we are today. But that relevance comes in two strains. On the one hand, there’s the relevance that descendents of slaves, therefore, did not get much of a head start. And I think you continue to see some of the effects of that. On the other hand, the tremendous efforts of many, many, many people, some of whom, whose names we will never know and some individuals’ names who we do know, to be impatient with this country for not fulfilling its own principles, has led us down a path that has put African-Americans in positions and places that, I think, nobody would have even thought at the time that Dr. King was assassinated. And so we deal daily with this contradiction, this paradox about America, that on the one hand, the birth defect continues to have effects on our country, and indeed, on the discourse and effects on perhaps the deepest thoughts that people hold; and on the other hand, the enormous progress that has been made by the efforts of Blacks and whites together, to finally fulfill those principles…

The above remarks are excerpted from an interview by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with The Washington Times editorial board, March 27, 2008.

You may read
an excerpt

of the interview with
Secretary Condoleezza Rice









The "Good Book"
Media Responsibility?

Please read and consider

Exodus 20:16
Proverbs 12:17-23
Ephesians 4:29

As world events unfold before our very eyes, it would do us all well to consider the consequences of our words and actions and govern our lives accordingly.

The "people of the Book" who worship the God of Abraham in the Judeo-Christian-Islamic community should always remember our accountability and responsibilities to a "Higher Authority" - the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe.





Media abuse and irresponsiblity are grounds for righteous indignation
- exposing the blatant hypocrisy that threatens life on the entire planet.






Please take time to read:

A Visionary Message
For These Times


See, what God is saying to us today, through the -- through the transition of Coretta Scott King, is that we, here in this world, right now, are suffering from a -- complications of cancer, from materialism, and -- and greed, and -- and selfishness, and arrogance, and elitism, and poverty, and racism, and perversion, and obscenity, and misogyny. and idolatry, and violence, and militarism.

It's a cancer that's eating away at the very essence and the nature of what God created human -- humankind to be, for, he created us to have rulership in and dominion in the earth, and not allow the earth to dictate to us.

But, now, what has happened... ... is that the very earth, the very creation that he put us in charge of, is now controlling us.

And instead of us reproducing other people who look like God, who talk like God, who act like God, who think like God, who do business like God, who govern like God, who entertain like God, we're not reproducing anything, because the cancer is eating away at us.

. . . .

He's saying, now we have people that their only preoccupation is, how can I make more money? And he interjected Martin in time to tell America, there is a danger when you become a thing-oriented society, rather than a people-oriented society.

So, Coretta Scott King's transition is calling for a new birth.

And we missed it. We missed the fact that the one who really caught the heart and the spirit of Dr. King and wouldn't let us forget time and time again, as you saw on the video, that it's either nonviolence or nonexistence, that was Coretta Scott King.

She held it down. God gave her the grace to be able to live as long as she did.

And, when she transitioned, she transitioned to a better place. But she left us, as Joshua did with the children of Israel, with this question, or statement: Choose ye this day.

And, if I might abbreviate for her, which way you gonna live?


Elder Bernice King's 

Eulogy for Coretta Scott King

February 7, 2006









If you truly want

Please read
II Chronicles 7:14
to learn
where it really starts.






Dear Children of God:




"If I shut up the heavens and there is no rain; if I command the locusts to ravage the land; or if I loose pestilence against My people, when My people, who bear My name, humble themselves, pray, and seek My favor and turn from their evil ways, I will hear in My heavenly abode and forgive their sins and heal their land."

Kethuvim - II Chronicles 7.13-14

Tanakh - The Holy Scriptures

The New JPS Translation - According to the Traditional Hebrew Text




WHEN     will     humanity     finally     say     "NO"     to     the    insanity     and     wickedness     of     hatred,     violence,     warfare     and     terrorism ?       

Still Overlooked by far too many people today -

"When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit. Which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance. We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven't learned to walk the earth as brothers and sisters."

-- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr's
"Keys to Peace!"








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