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Trump’s War on Peaceful Protest Infects the NFL

Trump’s War on Peaceful Protest...

Wed 30 May, 2018

The war on Black Americans, and on every American’s First Amendment right to free speech, suffered a blow on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 when NFL owners announced a new policy for the national anthem that calls for players to either stay in the locker room or stand for the song.   Kneeling will now be […] read more
Black People Hike Too, and We Are Better For It.

Black People Hike Too, and...

Thu 05 Apr, 2018

There are many stereotypes about our people and what we will and will not participate in (like hiking). However, the more woke we become, the more we open our minds and schedules to things that make us look and feel good (and keep us on the planet longer!) This is why I like to honor […] read more
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

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