Tag: #ghetto

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 you ever stopped to think to make the hood out of something good? And…

GANGS CULTURE: WHY WE JOIN

“Have you ever sought to belong to something?” Growing up in an urban community, gangs are all around you. But most importantly, the psychology behind gangs are just dangerous as the criminal activity associated with the gang. And when I say psychological, I mean…

A PEOPLE IN PERIL: HOW WELFARE HURT BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA

“Do we really need it?” For the past few decades, the African American community have depended upon the welfare system from the United States government. But this welfare has come at the expense of the taxpayers. Now, don’t get me wrong, population wise, more…

HOOP DREAMS: WHY SPORTS IS THE TICKET FOR BLACK MALES

“A gone make it!” “With the number one pick, of the NBA/NFL draft, the ________ select _______ of the University of ________.” These are the words young boys dream of hearing as we prepare to walk that stage, receiving that hat from the commissioner….