Knowledge Really Is POWER

“The best way to hide something from Black people is to put it in a book.” -Anonymous   The Overflow- When I talk to different...

We Need to Stop Dividing!

There has been a system set in place since our African ancestors first came to these United States. From the very beginning, the system...

Dr. Ben Carson – Poster Child for the Mis-Educated Negro

Carter G. Woodson said in his book, “The Mis-Education of the Negro” that “No people can go forward when the majority of those who...

Stop Buying Their Shit…!

“Jim Crow” was a bad mother “shutcho mouth” back in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.  That whole institution of racism, intimidation, and often death...

“GET OUT”

Has it always been about White v. Black?   The Overflow- When I first saw the trailer for the movie “Get Out”, I thought it was going...

Black Cowboys in Texas

  There are not too many professions, sports, activities or the likes that exist in the United States today that African-Americans did not contribute to...

Before I lay it down: “I Never Knew the Declaration of Independence Had an...

By: Mark Spivey, M.Ed. I’ve been gone a while from the editorial landscape; still smoldering from the election results of November 2016.  I must admit...

We MUST Understand: Ok President Trump! Blame It On Me!!!

By: Roy Douglas Malonson “The garden was blessed by the Gods of me and you… We headed west for to find ourselves some truth, What...

WE Need to Get Our Act Together! 

I often place emphasis on the fact that there is just something about this Blackness that is seriously misunderstood. There has been a national...

But… He is Still the President!

  Richard Nixon, the 37th Presid ent of the United States of America, once made a statement that I just can’t say that I agree with....