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

GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE

“Rage from racism.” a transfer of hurt What happens when you come from a group of people that have dealt with such trauma now you’re in that nasty head space. … Continue reading GOING TO A DARK PLACE: WHEN THE PAIN STARTS TO TAKE A TURN FOR THE WORSE

YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: THE UNCOMFORTABLE ASPECTS OF PATROLLING THE INNER CITY

“Why am I here?” not my community Growing up for me in the inner city, the police patrolling the neighborhood was something commonplace. And you would think seeing the police … Continue reading YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT: THE UNCOMFORTABLE ASPECTS OF PATROLLING THE INNER CITY

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

A LONG STANDING DIVIDE: HOW POLICE AND COMMUNITY BICKERING EFFECT THE UNITED STATES

“The divide that can cause a collapse.” In the recent years the topic of police brutality has come up in America. But on the other side police advocates are stating … Continue reading A LONG STANDING DIVIDE: HOW POLICE AND COMMUNITY BICKERING EFFECT THE UNITED STATES

STREET ENTREPRENEURSHIP: IF INNER HUSTLERS COULD HARNESS THAT FOR GOOD

“Imagine with the heart and fearlessness came real ingenuity.” For me growing up, I was born in the year 1987, a time when Crack Cocaine was in full swing. Everyone … Continue reading STREET ENTREPRENEURSHIP: IF INNER HUSTLERS COULD HARNESS THAT FOR GOOD

THE PATRIOT AGENDA: WHY PEOPLE REALLY ARE UPSET WITH KAEPERNICK

“Disrespecting the flag; there has to be more to the hate.” It has been nearly six months since the end of the 2016 NFL season and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is … Continue reading THE PATRIOT AGENDA: WHY PEOPLE REALLY ARE UPSET WITH KAEPERNICK

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

LOCKED and LOADED

“Where did they come from?” The above photo which shows guns lying out on a table are not in preparation for a gun show. This is not a manufacturing plant … Continue reading LOCKED and LOADED

BLUE CODE, BLACK CODE

“Will it ever end?” It has ben a little over 5o years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 48 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1968. And … Continue reading BLUE CODE, BLACK CODE