TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

“The right to do it.” taking a knee Over the past couple of years there has been the controversy over the former Quarterback Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the … Continue reading TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

FREEDOM TO SCREEN: HOW WE SELF POLICE ON SCREEN WHEN WE DON’T HAVE TO DO SO

“We show what we want.” “We just choose not to do so.” what can we see When observing television and the internet, you are allowed to showcase what you want … Continue reading FREEDOM TO SCREEN: HOW WE SELF POLICE ON SCREEN WHEN WE DON’T HAVE TO DO SO

WHEN PERSONAL INTEREST COLLIDE WITH CORPORATE INTEREST

“Know that you represent them inside and out.” The above photo is of sports journalist Jemele Hill of ESPN. She recently came under fire for her comments aimed toward President … Continue reading WHEN PERSONAL INTEREST COLLIDE WITH CORPORATE INTEREST

FREEDOM: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU

“And justice for all.” We are just a few days away from the 4th of July celebration. A celebration which this year will mark 241 years since the signing of … Continue reading FREEDOM: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU

BRING ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR, YOUR HUDDLED MASSES, YEARNING TO BE FREE

“People died for rights to be and stay protected.” For the longest throughout American history we have always had people coming into this country from some place else. They arrive … Continue reading BRING ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR, YOUR HUDDLED MASSES, YEARNING TO BE FREE

JUNETEENTH DAY: WHERE ARE WE NOW FROM THEN

“The descendants of blood, sweat, and tears, still going strong.” Today marks the 152nd anniversary in which the first Juneteenth Day celebration was held in Galveston, Texas. And for those … Continue reading JUNETEENTH DAY: WHERE ARE WE NOW FROM THEN

EXODUS RELOADED: WILL THERE EVER COME A TIME WHERE BLACKS WILL HAVE TO LEAVE?

“Could it happen again?” 11% of America, this is the percent to which the African American population is made up of in this country. Now I make this statement, especially … Continue reading EXODUS RELOADED: WILL THERE EVER COME A TIME WHERE BLACKS WILL HAVE TO LEAVE?

IRON: The Business of Prison

“In and out, the revolving door of the penitentiary.” Growing up in the inner city, I saw a constant stream of men going in and out of prison. You would … Continue reading IRON: The Business of Prison