Tag: #crime

BAD THINGS MAKE MONEY TOO: HOW AMERICA’S DARK SIDE CONTRIBUTE TO THE ECONOMY

“When bad is good.” america’s underworld The United States tagline is the land of the free and the home of the brave. We push this tagline, but what happens when the other side of America pops its ugly head up. Or better yet, what…

HER WORD IS WORD: THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF RAPE IN OUR SOCIETY

“No joking matter.” Recently in the news, there was an incident on the reality television show Bachelor in Paradise. Two co-stars in the show Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson were hanging out together. Their casual hangout with drinks took a turn and eventually they…

1619: HOW FAR HAVE WE COME AS AFRICAN AMERICANS

“What happens when identity has to be recreated?” Two years from now will be the year 2019, which will mark the 400 year period since the first Africans were brought to America. So much between then and now has happened, and the question now…

848: NARCOTICS CHARGES AND MISUNDERSTOOD LAWS THAT AFFECT A COMMUNITY

“Ever been in too deep?” 848 is the charge that is reserved for mainly drug traffickers who move high quantities of narcotics. It is known as the the kingpin charge. In my lifetime, there have been a few kingpins that have graced this earth….

GENERATION FRUSTRATION: WHY WE AS A YOUNG BLACK DEMOGRAPHIC CARRY SUCH ANGER

“Where does it all come from?” Ever see the crime rate in the inner cities throughout the country? You ever wonder where so much of this rage comes from? The frustrations comes from a multitude of issues in the community. It’s not just one…

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: BLACK PEOPLE AND OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE POLICE

“Why we fight.” The Black community and the law enforcement have been at odds for decades in this country. But, unless you live among the problems, it’s quite hard to fully understand where it comes from. It’s easy to point out through the history…

LOST GENERATION (QUOTE)

“Where would we be if red and blue flags represented community organizations.” “The Bloods and Crips would probably be on par with the our top Black national action organizations.” “You’re talking one of the youngest and one of the most powerful organizations globally.” “An…