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, … 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 … 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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading ETHNIC RESPONSIBILITY: ARE YOU OBLIGATED TO YOUR ETHNIC GROUP IF YOU ARE SMART ENOUGH TO HELP

MODERN DAY SLAVERY: WHY AREN’T GOVERNMENTS ADDRESSING THE BUYING AND SELLING OF AFRICANS IN LIBYA

“We all know, yet we all except it.” Recently, there have been reports of the buying and selling of Africans into Libya as farm hands. Men and women being sold … Continue reading MODERN DAY SLAVERY: WHY AREN’T GOVERNMENTS ADDRESSING THE BUYING AND SELLING OF AFRICANS IN LIBYA

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

INNER CITY GOLD: WHY INVESTING IN THE COMMUNITY IS WORTH THE DOLLAR

“Making out or make it out of something.” Growing up in the inner city, you have these goals of what most would say, “Making it out the hood.” But have … Continue reading INNER CITY GOLD: WHY INVESTING IN THE COMMUNITY IS WORTH THE DOLLAR

DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS

“Sins of the past don’t have to be the future.” The above photo is of a woman by the name of Vivian Malone. Vivian Malone was the first African American … Continue reading DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS