Irma, Irma, Irma: How A Brazos County Commissioner Totally Sold Out Her Black Constituents

Let me be the first to wish you a HAPPY CONFEDERATE HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTH In yet another blatant example of racial insensitivity, Brazos County Commissioners have issued a proclamation this past Tuesday declaring April as “Confederate History and Heritage Month.” County Judge Duane Peters, clearly aware of the voluminous issues surrounding such an activity…

Prisoners = “Cash Cows”

Many different advocates of human and social rights have been very vocal in their condemnation of the newest and most popular form of inhumane exploitation in the United States. With a prison population reaching nearly 2 million in numbers – mostly Black and Hispanic – are providing free work in various industries (cafeteria workers, agricultural workers,…

Not Again!!!!!: Yet Another Half-Witted Discussion Regarding Black America

It may be due to the fact that I have studied racial matters for the last three decades that I abhor the following issues, topics, and urban legends: light skin vs. dark skin, good hair vs. bad hair, Willie Lynch, the Illuminati, Slavery, Black Father absentia, and single-headed female households being cited as the catalyst…

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 wealth and political interests rested upon. Southern plantation owners understood that money provided power; however, it was their regions cultural priorities that dictated their future. The American historical record indicates that…

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 wealth and political interests rested upon. Southern plantation owners understood that money provided power; however, it was their regions cultural priorities that dictated their future. The American historical record indicates that…