It is no secret that there is a strong Christian presence within the black community. Our sojourn in America has had a great impact on our spirituality, traditions, and beliefs. As we were brought in the Western...
We all have something that we are passionate about. Whether it is a personal inspiration, someone you hold dearly, a principle that you feel should not be infringed upon, or a necessity in your community that you...
There is a debate stirring in the United States: Should Black people receive reparations for the horrors of slavery? The question is a ridiculous one. Did the Jews receive reparations for the evil of...
It’s about that time. You know, when you buy a tree and deck it with silver and gold; when you put wreaths on your door and reindeer statues on your lawn; when you give more attention to Santa Claus than to Jesus.
One of the beautiful parts of being a member of this generation has been experiencing the beginnings of a Black cultural awakening. Before my very eyes, I have witnessed and been a part of an entire cohort of young people who use the tools of the internet, social media and digital technology as a method to reprogram our preconceived notions of Black history, culture and politics.
It is no news that unity is a prerequisite for a peaceful society. In other words, a nation without unity is simply a nation in crisis. In Nigeria, this is evident through crises that have presented themselves in the...
Unless you’re a fan of violence, I’m sure you agree that the condition of the world today can use some improving. So, where does change begin? It starts with determination. Being a great doctor, artist, athlete, or even something simple...
I want a moment to speak to my brothers; growing up as young men, there has always been a standard for what “masculinity,” really is. Well, what is it? What does it really mean to be masculine? Merriam-Webster defines being...
It’s clear and evident that Islam has a major influence all over the world, with an estimated 1.8 billion people claiming the title of Muslim. On top of that, it’s the fastest growing religion on the planet. There is...
After I graduated high school, I was ready for independence; I was ready for higher education. I had very little concerns or qualms. One of the major things that unsettled me, however, was campus assault. For a woman living in a...

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