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...
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...
This article was also published in Rise Magazine, a publication out of Atlanta, GA. The entire world has exploded after the murder of George Floyd, and others, at the hands of police. This is...
Women’s fight for rights in America can be traced all the way back to the 1920s during the Women’s Suffrage Movement. They fought for basic rights such as respect and the right to vote. Women have recently reignited their...
“ ....Even today, this poison exists, where some of us who are light-skinned think we are better than our darker-skinned Brothers and Sisters. We somehow think we are not as good as those who are of lighter skin. This...
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.
Yes, the people love Farrakhan. Yes, the people look to Farrakhan as a leader, why does that bother them? Who is the “them”? It is those in positions of power. It is the ones...
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...
In American society, Thanksgiving is promoted as an innocent concept. The notion of being around loved ones and having gratitude for the many blessings that we have is an occasion that any decent human being would love...

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