Tag: #racism

BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT

Since the death of Mike Brown in Missouri, the Black Lives Matter movement went from a saying to an actual political push. Now, with an opportunity to make a real change in the community, where can we take this from here? Because there are… Continue Reading “BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT”

WHEN THEY’RE BROUGHT INTO THE WORLD: CHILDREN OF INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR STRUGGLES

“Yanked in both directions.” the struggle is real When growing up in the United States as a biracial child, you are sometimes stuck between the two worlds of the racial game. You are too White for the Black kids and two Black for the… Continue Reading “WHEN THEY’RE BROUGHT INTO THE WORLD: CHILDREN OF INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR STRUGGLES”

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”

THE ILLUSION OF HARDSHIP: ARE RACE RELATIONS WORSE OR DO WE SEE MORE NOW

“Bad or getting better?” a history of segregation For the past few centuries, America has had this relationship that still until today has gripped the country. And now you look at the landscape of America and you wonder how far have we really come.… Continue Reading “THE ILLUSION OF HARDSHIP: ARE RACE RELATIONS WORSE OR DO WE SEE MORE NOW”

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”

MODERN DAY SLAVERY: WHY AREN’T GOVERNMENTS ADDRESSING THE BUYING AND SELLING OF AFRICANS IN LIBYA

“We all know, yet we all except it.” Recently, there have been reports of the buying and selling of Africans into Libya as farm hands. Men and women being sold for as low as $400 and so far the only people that have really… Continue Reading “MODERN DAY SLAVERY: WHY AREN’T GOVERNMENTS ADDRESSING THE BUYING AND SELLING OF AFRICANS IN LIBYA”