TURNING THE TIDES: WHY BLACK AMERICA HAVE NEVER TURNED AGAINST THE US LIKE RADICALS FROM OVERSEAS

“Not as angry as some may think.” we have never In the time since Black people have been in America, those who know best have had understand and were able … Continue reading TURNING THE TIDES: WHY BLACK AMERICA HAVE NEVER TURNED AGAINST THE US LIKE RADICALS FROM OVERSEAS

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

HEALTH FOR THE SOUL: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO EAT RIGHT

“What’s good for you does not always taste good.” GOOD EATIN’ One of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do in life is eat right. It’s so hard because … Continue reading HEALTH FOR THE SOUL: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO EAT RIGHT

ETHNIC RESPONSIBILITY: ARE YOU OBLIGATED TO YOUR ETHNIC GROUP IF YOU ARE SMART ENOUGH TO HELP

“Is segregation better than diversity?” Growing up in the United States, you don’t realize as a child how segregated the country is until you become an adult. Then you start … Continue reading ETHNIC RESPONSIBILITY: ARE YOU OBLIGATED TO YOUR ETHNIC GROUP IF YOU ARE SMART ENOUGH TO HELP

FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

“Slim options, forced to keep an open mind.” Over the recent years, interracial dating and marriage have climbed in the African American community. And for the longest it was the … Continue reading FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

FIGHTING THE WRONG FIGHT: DO WE AS BLACK PEOPLE PROTEST THE WRONG EFFORTS

“What should we really stand up for?” Since the NFL players have stood together in solidarity over not only police brutality, but President Trumps choice of words, it has me … Continue reading FIGHTING THE WRONG FIGHT: DO WE AS BLACK PEOPLE PROTEST THE WRONG EFFORTS

BLACK EXPECTATIONS: HOW LOW STANDARDS FOR BLACK MEN HAVE MADE ME PUSH BACK HARD

“You’re supposed to fail!” As a Black male in society, I have noticed something since I was a young boy. And that is that we are not only expected to … Continue reading BLACK EXPECTATIONS: HOW LOW STANDARDS FOR BLACK MEN HAVE MADE ME PUSH BACK HARD

THE SENSITIVITY THAT IS US: WHERE DOES THE FEELING OF AN ALLEGED RACIAL INTERACTION COME FROM

“I feel this way and don’t even know why.” Walking up the street, a White woman grabs her purse as I walk by; I instantly go into a space. A … Continue reading THE SENSITIVITY THAT IS US: WHERE DOES THE FEELING OF AN ALLEGED RACIAL INTERACTION COME FROM

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

“Is it and to what degree?” There is this unspoken relationship that is between the indigenous people of Africa and those of us who were brought over to the Americas … Continue reading CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

WHY WE FIGHT: WHY SO MUCH RACIAL TENSION IN AMERICA LATELY

“Why we fight.” This past weekend, there was yet more race related tension in America. This time it was a clash between Neo-Nazi and White Nationalist versus protesters on the … Continue reading WHY WE FIGHT: WHY SO MUCH RACIAL TENSION IN AMERICA LATELY

COLORBLIND OPTIONS: WHY IT’S HARD FOR ME TO DATE INTERRACIALLY

“I commend those who can do so.” Living in New York City, you become accustomed to seeing interracial relationships. But me myself, I have never been in one. Not because … Continue reading COLORBLIND OPTIONS: WHY IT’S HARD FOR ME TO DATE INTERRACIALLY