Tag: #Blacklivesmatter

A HISTORY OF MISTRUST

NO VACCINE FOR ME There is a history of mistrust with the United States government and the African American community. So it is no wonder that this is a group where the vaccines are not being taken the most. Even though the Black population… Continue Reading “A HISTORY OF MISTRUST”

BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT

Since the death of Mike Brown in Missouri, the Black Lives Matter movement went from a saying to an actual political push. Now, with an opportunity to make a real change in the community, where can we take this from here? Because there are… Continue Reading “BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT”

ACT-TIVISM: BEING APART WITHOUT BEING APART

“Get in the game, for real.” BLACK SQUARES Since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police officers, and more recent Jacob Blake shot b officers, but survived, protest have been ongoing across the country. But you start to notice… Continue Reading “ACT-TIVISM: BEING APART WITHOUT BEING APART”

FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR: CULTURE!

“It’s all we’re talking about.” 2020 Since the shutdown of the economy concerning the Coronavirus,  a lot has happened and we are not even done with the year yet. And the rest of 2020 will consist of us covering culture in society. And this… Continue Reading “FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR: CULTURE!”

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”

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”

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”

UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK: WHAT DOES THE WORD TRULY MEAN

“Say it loud, I’m Black and I’m proud.” me being me The historical landscape of Black people in america has taken on so many faces over time. But there was one (face) that popped up in the 1960’s with a phrase coined by singer… Continue Reading “UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK: WHAT DOES THE WORD TRULY MEAN”

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 to bare witness to some scary history. From slavery through the century of Jim… Continue Reading “TURNING THE TIDES: WHY BLACK AMERICA HAVE NEVER TURNED AGAINST THE US LIKE RADICALS FROM OVERSEAS”

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 to realize that people of an ethnic group prefer to conduct in business from… Continue Reading “ETHNIC RESPONSIBILITY: ARE YOU OBLIGATED TO YOUR ETHNIC GROUP IF YOU ARE SMART ENOUGH TO HELP”