The History Behind the “Justice of Peace”

In our last article we took a look at the historical underpinnings of the position “Justice of the Peace”, how it originated and developed...

Dumb It Down: The Triumph of Ignorance

Southern plantation owners greatly feared two things when enslaved Africans were emancipated: (a) financial ruin (b) the obliteration of a Southern culture that their...

SILENT HILL: HOW PRAIRIE VIEW’S SILENCE SPEAKS VOLUMES ABOUT WHERE THEIR LOYALTIES LAY

One of the more unfortunate consequences of leadership remaining silent in the face of tyranny, particularly when it involves the death of a young...

Serena Williams: The Greatest There Has Ever Been

The great W.E.B. Du Bois wrote in The Souls of Black Folk that “the problem of the twentieth-century will be the color line.” Although...

Building Bridges

“How many Houston-area teenagers can dribble a basketball across a bridge? At least 200, it turns out. Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen recently...

‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’ of This White Educational Curriculum

Although I rarely need a reminder that the struggle to educate African-American children regarding their ancestors’ history is a worthwhile endeavor, there are moments...

How the ‘Coolpose’ Undermines Male/Female Relationships within the Black Community

There is not doubt that African-American men are not a monolithic population. Despite what many whites have created within their own minds, African-American men...

Do You Hear What I Hear?

The Despicable Discourse of Our Youth in The Public Arena One of the most common refrains I remember from the many Sunday School sessions...

President Barack Obama On How U.S. Will Address ISIS, Islamic State

The following prepared text of President Barack Obama's September 10, 2014 speech, as released by the White House:  My fellow Americans — tonight, I want...

Closing the Gap:

How a Street Culture Threatens to Destroy the Next Generation of Black Leaders Aiyyo here’s the situation: idiodicy Nonsense, violence, not a good policy Therefore we must ignore,...