Age seems to not matter when neglect and disservice are involved in black and brown lives. The school-to-prison pipeline, a concept that describes policies that keep students out of the classrooms and onto a fast track to prison, is after...
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...
In a country where everything is at your fingertips—for the most part—you’d think injustice would have been marked off the list of “Things That Make a Great Country Great”. Because, surely, every powerful country owns one. Yet, that is...
A little more than four score and seven years ago, our nation fought and earned its freedom for every American – except blacks. And yet, a large number of black millennials are enthused to celebrate July fourth this year, even...
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...
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.
What happens when a people are subjected to poverty, social injustices and being terrorized by the very peace officers who are supposed to protect them? You guessed it: riots. Black people are in pain...
Why is any Black Celebrity who associates with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan immediately subjected to criticism? Over the past 40 years, Minister Farrakhan’s name has been associated with anti-Semitism and hate. Anyone who associates with...
Amnesiacide. Noun     The loss of a large block of memory as a result of cultural, spiritual, economic and religious genocide     What happened to Black people during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Slavery stripped Black people of our names, our...
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...

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