Month: August 2018

A WHOLE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN: GROWING UP BLACK IN A WHITE HOUSEHOLD

“The struggle is real.” a home is a home When you are child, no matter what the household you grow up in, a home is a home. But what happens when you are as child that is adopted into a house where the parents… Continue Reading “A WHOLE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN: GROWING UP BLACK IN A WHITE HOUSEHOLD”

THE DAY OF RECKONING: WILL BLACK PEOPLE EVER GET TO A PLACE PEACE AND PROSPERITY

“Eventually one day.” a rough history Throughout history, the Black population has been a group that has taken a hard punch. But will there ever come a time where it does not exist? Will this large time period 500 years from now, 1,000 years… Continue Reading “THE DAY OF RECKONING: WILL BLACK PEOPLE EVER GET TO A PLACE PEACE AND PROSPERITY”

I’M DEFEATED: WHEN THE SOCIAL TENSION BECOMES TOO MUCH

“Too much to keep fighting.” i’m exhausted For the past few centuries there have been social strife in America. From Native Americans losing rights and fighting for justice, to African Americans, Women’s rights, Hispanic, and members of the LGBT community. But the issues sometimes… Continue Reading “I’M DEFEATED: WHEN THE SOCIAL TENSION BECOMES TOO MUCH”

WHEN THEY’RE BROUGHT INTO THE WORLD: CHILDREN OF INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR STRUGGLES

“Yanked in both directions.” the struggle is real When growing up in the United States as a biracial child, you are sometimes stuck between the two worlds of the racial game. You are too White for the Black kids and two Black for the… Continue Reading “WHEN THEY’RE BROUGHT INTO THE WORLD: CHILDREN OF INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR STRUGGLES”

WHEN THE HURT ENJOYS HURT: WHEN A GROUP THAT HAS BEEN HURT RELISH IN THE HURT NOW THEMSELVES

“I want you to see what’s like to be me.” my pain Anyone that belongs to group of people who have had to endure a long history of pain must be careful. They must be careful because it’s very easy to slip into a… Continue Reading “WHEN THE HURT ENJOYS HURT: WHEN A GROUP THAT HAS BEEN HURT RELISH IN THE HURT NOW THEMSELVES”

TECH MONTH: ALL ABOUT THE TECH SPACE!!!

“The future is inevitable.” for all the Virgos In 5 days the month of September will be over and we will entering a new topic. September will be focused on the tech space. An here is where we will be discussing everything from consumer… Continue Reading “TECH MONTH: ALL ABOUT THE TECH SPACE!!!”

RIGHT TO STAY OR MUST GO: THE MULTIPLES VIEWS ON IMMIGRANTS FROM MEXICO

“Our land as well.” mexico¬† A nation that has just over 50% of the illegal immigrants that exist in America. With less than 10% coming from other places around the globe. And that is because of the proximity to the United States. And as… Continue Reading “RIGHT TO STAY OR MUST GO: THE MULTIPLES VIEWS ON IMMIGRANTS FROM MEXICO”

GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE

“Rage from racism.” a transfer of hurt What happens when you come from a group of people that have dealt with such trauma now you’re in that nasty head space. Whenever I look into the eyes of some of my people, I can’t help… Continue Reading “GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE”

THE PARIAH PEOPLE: WHY WERE BLACK PEOPLE CHOSEN TO BE THIS PARIAH IN HISTORY

“Chosen, yet why?” the history The African American population has inhabited the United States since the original Africans were brought to America in the early 1600’s. And since then there has been consistent discrimination. But my question would be, “Why our group?” There has… Continue Reading “THE PARIAH PEOPLE: WHY WERE BLACK PEOPLE CHOSEN TO BE THIS PARIAH IN HISTORY”

PAPER BAG TEST: IS THE TEST STILL RELEVANT TODAY

“Who should receive the better treatment?” the test The paper bag test is a test that was given to Black people in the past to figure out how much privilege should the person truly have in society. It not only is what enabled certain… Continue Reading “PAPER BAG TEST: IS THE TEST STILL RELEVANT TODAY”