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...
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...
Freedom. What is freedom to you? No no, not the long Merriam-Webster definition with words in that we’ll have to look up, but what does it mean to you? The everyday person might say, “Being able to do whatever...
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...
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...

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