Tag: #crime

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 decades. But a few months back, the killing of George Floyd in the city… 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 the other side of America pops its ugly head up. Or better yet, what… 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 hanging out together. Their casual hangout with drinks took a turn and eventually they… 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 to America. So much between then and now has happened, and the question now… 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. In my lifetime, there have been a few kingpins that have graced this earth.… 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 frustrations comes from a multitude of issues in the community. It’s not just one… 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 fully understand where it comes from. It’s easy to point out through the history… 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 talking one of the youngest and one of the most powerful organizations globally.” “An… Continue Reading “LOST GENERATION (QUOTE)”

GANGLAND: WHY WE CHOOSE

“What is about them that make us join?” No father, single mother, and the city is riddled with crime. With so few opportunities felt, young males and females look to each other as some means of guidance. This quickly turns into violence once the… Continue Reading “GANGLAND: WHY WE CHOOSE”

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 the lengths you are willing to go to protect your child? For instance, the… Continue Reading “FOR THE LOVE OF YOUR CHILD: WHAT CAN THEY DO WRONG THAT COULD END IT ALL?”