Category: Culture

2019: NEW YEAR NEW APPROACH

“Topics of the year.” narrowed down The entire year of 2018 was about topics from a wide range of choices. This year 2019, I will be using my most popular topics and write about them over the year. They will be four topics that…

2019: WHAT WILL THE NEW YEAR COME OF MY BLOG

“Narrowing down the topics.” what’s to come The end of 2018 is just a week away. And I will be planning my blog for next year 2019. And for the coming year, I will be narrowing down the blog to 6 topics not 12…

KING JAMES: WHY WE WON’T ALLOW HIM TO BEAT MICHAEL JORDAN

“His greatness enrages people, but for what?” King James Since being drafted into the NBA, Lebron James has remained strong over the past 15 seasons going on to win 3 NBA titles, 4 NBA MVP seasons, 14 All Star appearances, and a slew of…

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…

RACIAL DISCOMFORT: WHY BLACK AND WHITE PEOPLE FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE IN EACH OTHER’S SPACES

“Still discomfort after a few hundred years.” so so uncomfortable Black and White, the two constructs that have kept America in social strife for the past few hundred years. And still to this day there is this discomfort within both communities. But when you…

THE BLACK VOTE: WHY ARE WE AS BLACK PEOPLE NOT REPUBLICAN

“Being BLACK voting RED.” voting red For a very long time, the African American population chose to vote red in this country. And as time progressed the flip to the Republican Party took hold. And now, you’re seen as some sort of outsider when…

TAKING A KNEE: WHY IS THERE STILL A STARK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK SENTIMENT ON NFL PROTEST

“In protest of…..” on one knee Ever since former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick got down on one knee during an NFL game to protest police brutality in America during the national anthem, the anthem protest has taken on a life of its own. It…

WAKANDA FOREVER: WHAT DOES POSITIVE IMAGES IN MAINSTREAM DO FOR BLACK PEOPLE

“Positive vibes.” black panther Back in the month of February, the movie Black Panther debuted in theaters. And the response since then has been a major cultural push. Not only for the fans of the movie that have kept the Wakanda fun going, but…

IN DEFENSE OF OUR OWN: WHY DO BLACK PEOPLE JUMP TO DEFEND OTHERS OF COLOR

“Why we do it.” on the defensive Coolest Monkey in the Jungle was the phrase on the hoodie of a young Black child in an H&M ad this year. African Americans, not many others, but us in America took offense. Now what’s interesting is…

COLORISM: RACE RELATIONS

“2018, and still relevant.” a month of race The month of August will be on the topic of race relations in America. In the recent years we have seen a surge in conversations and issues across the country. So what I am going to…

REGIONAL SEGREGATION: WILL REGIONS EVER WANT THEIR OWN ECONOMIES AGAIN

“What was in past may be our future.” united areas The United States borders as with any other country has went through multiple transformations over the past two hundred years. But could we be seeing another shift in the years to come? Could the…

ATTENTION SPAN: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO FOCUS ON ONE MEDIUM AT A TIME

“From one device to the next.” devices for viewing As I am writing this article about the attention span of people viewing entertainment, I am currently on multiple devices myself. Why is it, that we cannot focus on one thing at a time? Especially…