Tag: #racial

THE PARIAH PEOPLE: WHY WERE BLACK PEOPLE CHOSEN TO BE THIS PARIAH IN HISTORY

“Chosen, yet why?” the history The African American population has inhabited the United States since the original Africans were brought to America in the early 1600’s. And since then there has been consistent discrimination. But my question would be, “Why our group?” There has… Continue Reading “THE PARIAH PEOPLE: WHY WERE BLACK PEOPLE CHOSEN TO BE THIS PARIAH IN HISTORY”

TURNING THE TIDES: WHY BLACK AMERICA HAVE NEVER TURNED AGAINST THE US LIKE RADICALS FROM OVERSEAS

“Not as angry as some may think.” we have never In the time since Black people have been in America, those who know best have had understand and were able to bare witness to some scary history. From slavery through the century of Jim… Continue Reading “TURNING THE TIDES: WHY BLACK AMERICA HAVE NEVER TURNED AGAINST THE US LIKE RADICALS FROM OVERSEAS”

RECONCILIATION: WILL THE BLACK AND WHITE COMMUNITIES EVER END THE TENSION

“Ease the tension.” a history of tension In the United States over the past few centuries the tensions between the White and Black population has gotten better, but still remain a focal point of discussion in America. And now with the introduction of other… Continue Reading “RECONCILIATION: WILL THE BLACK AND WHITE COMMUNITIES EVER END THE TENSION”

TAKING A KNEE: WHY IS THERE STILL A STARK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK SENTIMENT ON NFL PROTEST

“In protest of…..” on one knee Ever since former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick got down on one knee during an NFL game to protest police brutality in America during the national anthem, the anthem protest has taken on a life of its own. It… Continue Reading “TAKING A KNEE: WHY IS THERE STILL A STARK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK SENTIMENT ON NFL PROTEST”

OUTSIDE VIEWS: WHAT DO OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS THINK OF AMERICA’S RACIAL RELATIONSHIPS

“What do they think?” not us or them When you observe the Black and White relationship in America, you can’t help but to acknowledge how stressful the issues can be. But what happens when you are form the outside of the two groups looking… Continue Reading “OUTSIDE VIEWS: WHAT DO OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS THINK OF AMERICA’S RACIAL RELATIONSHIPS”

POST RACIAL: ARE WE REALLY AS RACIAL TODAY AS IN THE PAST

“How far are we now?” out the past In the recent years, we have found ourselves having the old topics of race relationships in America once again. With the introduction of our current President Donald J. Trump, people feel with his election came a… Continue Reading “POST RACIAL: ARE WE REALLY AS RACIAL TODAY AS IN THE PAST”

COLORISM: RACE RELATIONS

“2018, and still relevant.” a month of race The month of August will be on the topic of race relations in America. In the recent years we have seen a surge in conversations and issues across the country. So what I am going to… Continue Reading “COLORISM: RACE RELATIONS”

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 Donald J. Trump. She stated via her Twitter account that she felt President Trump… Continue Reading “WHEN PERSONAL INTEREST COLLIDE WITH CORPORATE INTEREST”

THE SENSITIVITY THAT IS US: WHERE DOES THE FEELING OF AN ALLEGED RACIAL INTERACTION COME FROM

“I feel this way and don’t even know why.” Walking up the street, a White woman grabs her purse as I walk by; I instantly go into a space. A White man or woman tell me I look like someone they’ve seen before, then… Continue Reading “THE SENSITIVITY THAT IS US: WHERE DOES THE FEELING OF AN ALLEGED RACIAL INTERACTION COME FROM”

DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS

“Sins of the past don’t have to be the future.” The above photo is of a woman by the name of Vivian Malone. Vivian Malone was the first African American student to register for classes at the University of Alabama as an undergraduate student.… Continue Reading “DYING SENTIMENT OR THRIVING HATRED: HOW MUCH OF MY ETHNICITY REALLY PLAYS A ROLE IN MY SUCCESS”