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Our Story to be told by one of the Greatest and one of the Realest.

Our Story to be told...

Tue 02 Jan, 2018

In 2018 one of the best nonfiction books of the decade will be released. Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God, unreleased work Barracoon will hit the market. Let me put you up on why this is so monumental. This novel will be the real, raw, detailed account of Cudjo Lewis, last […] read more
Black Women Rock the Vote in Alabama!

Black Women Rock the Vote...

Wed 13 Dec, 2017

Oh yes! Shout out to my strong beautiful black women! Thanks to their persistence and hard work in Alabama, Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore in the senate race on Tuesday.  Symone Sanders, a Democratic Strategist, makes it clear this victory would not have been possible otherwise. “Black women have been absolutely clear in their support […] read more
Modern American Slavery Exists

Modern American Slavery Exists

Thu 30 Nov, 2017

Please don’t get it twisted, just because you are not driving by fields of Americans picking cotton and harvesting grain does not mean this country is not benefiting from the labor of oppressed people. This system of profit is unfortunately engrained into the fiber of this nation. Amerikkka would not be the “great” country it […] read more
Honoring Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s First Elected Female President

Honoring Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s...

Wed 18 Oct, 2017

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was born in Monrovia, Liberia October 29, 1938.  She married in 1955 and, in 1961, travelled with her husband to the US, where she studied economics at Harvard University and other institutions. After her return to Liberia, she worked for the government, including as the Minister of Finance, prior to the military […] read more
Eddie Griffin Takes a Knee

Eddie Griffin Takes a Knee

Mon 25 Sep, 2017

Eddie Griffin took a knee at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas on September 23, 2017 in solidarity with those who are fighting against police brutality towards African Americans, and for our right of freedom of speech and peaceful protest. History is in the making Team Griffin. NFL, NBA and NBL players, coaches, and even […] read more
Black Caucus Has Had Enough, Impeachment is the Word!

Black Caucus Has Had Enough,...

Mon 28 Aug, 2017

There is no surprise to hear that the Black Caucus plans to make major moves to impeach Trump. His comments and actions over Charlottesville were the last straw of no fucking straws anyway. I was infuriated to see him take to Twitter with no cultural sensitivity at all, defending landmarks that are a pure representation […] read more
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Gwendolyn Brooks

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of...

Fri 11 Aug, 2017

If you have never heard of Miss Gwendolyn Brooks, you gone learn today. She was a poet and is a gem in black history as the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize. The circumstances surrounding her story make her accomplishment even more astounding. See when Gwendolyn got the call to inform her of […] read more
How Obama Impacted and is Still Impacting America

How Obama Impacted and is...

Wed 26 Jul, 2017

While trying to compile a list of the positive changes that Obama made during his presidency, I realized it would be too long for one blog post to handle. The man and his wife worked their asses off. They fought hard when the Republicans gave them no slack. They underwent and traversed so many false  […] read more
African Heritage Diet Pyramid

African Heritage Diet Pyramid

Sun 18 Jun, 2017

Questions remain about what the ideal food selection should look like for African Americans. We continue to contract high rates of the same shit we have been complaining about for years such as diabetes and heart disease. Unfortunately if we don’t make moves, we will be adding cancer to that pile. Why? How you ask? […] read more
Epic Rise in Hate Crimes Under a Culturally Insensitive and Deranged POTUS

Epic Rise in Hate Crimes...

Mon 12 Jun, 2017

I am troubled and sickened by the amount of African American blood that was spilled during the month of May 2017. The most recent victim was Richard W. Collins III, who was just days away from his college graduation. This highly decorated man of service, who was about to dedicate his life to the protection […] read more

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