Being from Miami, Florida, I’m not used to wide open spaces. Sure, there’s the beach and there’s the occasional road trip out of the state, but Miami’s not a rural area. We deal with random traffic congestion on I-95...
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...
I don’t write spoken word Or personal narratives I write poems that are molded from my thoughts about living in an unjust world I’m in a private area...
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...
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...
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...
This article originally appeared on Amanda Bazil's blog on May 4, 2019. With her permission, we reposted it on our site in honor of Caribbean Heritage Month. Darkness. Evil.
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...
I’ve dealt with failure my entire life. I’m sure we all have. I’ve failed tests, I’ve failed at friendships, I’ve failed at promises, I’ve failed at goals... I’ve...
  Everyday, something is new. You see it. We see it. The pains of immigrants within the borders of the United States of America. Most notable has been DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and TPS (Temporary Protected Status). The Obama...

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