ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” POLICING IN AMERICA In the United States over the years the relationship between the inner city African American community and law enforcement has been fractured for … Continue reading ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING

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

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

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 … Continue reading 1619: HOW FAR HAVE WE COME AS AFRICAN AMERICANS

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. … Continue reading 848: NARCOTICS CHARGES AND MISUNDERSTOOD LAWS THAT AFFECT A COMMUNITY

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

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

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 … Continue reading LOST GENERATION (QUOTE)

FOR THE LOVE OF YOUR CHILD: WHAT CAN THEY DO WRONG THAT COULD END IT ALL?

“How deep is your love as a parent?” So parents, is there anything your kid can do that will upset you enough to never speak to them again? What are … Continue reading FOR THE LOVE OF YOUR CHILD: WHAT CAN THEY DO WRONG THAT COULD END IT ALL?