SELF-DESTRUCTIVE: HOW A CULTURE OF GUNS, GANGS, AND VIOLENCE ARE PROVING THAT BLACK LIVES...

“THEY SAY THAT IT’S THE WHITE MAN THAT I SHOULD FEAR, BUT IT’S MY OWN KIND DOING ALL THE KILLING HERE” --- TUPAC AMARU SHAKUR...

All Kinds of Crazy: The Ballad of Byron Thomas

Many Americans, including myself, sat transfixed on Friday watching the bond hearing of Dylann Roof, the accused shooter of last week’s massacre at the...

A Heritage of White Hate & an Absence of Black Power

The great comedian Paul Mooney once related that the reason that Race is such a problem in America is because ‘whites used to own...

A HERITAGE OF WHITE HATE AND AN ABSENCE OF ‘BLACK POWER’

The great comedian Paul Mooney once related that the reason that Race is such a problem in America is because ‘whites used to own...

What Will White Christians Do On Attack On Black Churches?

The recent attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina that resulted in the death of nine African-American parishioners ---...

Charleston church shooting: 9 ‘killed because they were black,’ official says

MURDER IN CHARLESTON Nine people, including the pastor, were killed by a gunman, described as a white male in his early 20s, who is still...

A Tale of Two Ways to Police

Although I am not the biggest advocate for technology, I often view them as mere conveniences that the world could do without; however, the...

Race: The Tie That Binds

I must admit that it is often very difficult to explain to some of my people why race is an inextricable tie that binds...

An Ode to all of the Mina’s and Deeta’s of the world:

Domestic Violence within the Black Community For his song Keep ya Head Up, Tupac Amaru Shakur penned the following, “since we all came from a...

That’s So Raven!

Dear Raven Symone, It is with a heavy heart and troubled soul that I pen this communication to you. I hope that you understand that...