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 other awards. But the topic in recent years have come up; is he better than Michael Jordan. And for those who grew up with MJ, such as myself, we tend to be more biased in theRead more

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 millions have crossed the border and continue to cross the question that has people throughout the nation split on,”Who should stay and who shall go?” Because there are people who have broken the law that areRead more

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 look at the time-frame you can’t help but feel more discomfort at how long it’s been going on. And what is the real discomfort because for two groups to be sharing a nation and living soRead more

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 you choose to vote red instead of blue. And my thing is this, “Are we bound to one party, or can we be bipartisan?” Because I personally see nothing wrong with a Black Republican. But forRead more

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 has taken on such a life that we have now found ourselves back in a Black/White argument. The predominantly White side disagreeing, while the Black side agreed with the protest. So why, why are we soRead more

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 the African American community. That’s right, the Black community, a community that a movie like this was the first of its kind. Why, well, we have never seen an epic action adventure superhero film with aRead more

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 that the boy’s mother pushed back against the backlash. She stated that, “She was not offended, and it’s her son.” So you have to think to yourself as an African American, why are we so quickRead more

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 do is aim at trying to understand why, as well as breakdown why we still have these types of issues in America today. My¬†Personal Website: http://www.faheemjackson.squarespace.com Instagram Me: @theefaheemjackson Twitter Me: @2320howe Medium.com/@faheemjackson Tumblr Me: @fjackson44Read more

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 United States borders change that could effect the overall economy? What would happen if the United States wanted to have a separate economy based on regions? It happened in the past at one point in time.Read more

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 when we are watching or listening to something entertaining. Since coming into the computer lab this morning I have been listening to my music, a two radio shows, and scrolling through my Instagram feed. fighting forRead more