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Gun Control, Mental Illness, or Terrorism?

It is very saddening what happened in Sutherland Springs, Texas as one man killed many innocent women, men, and children. We all have to die one day, but for people to lose their life...

The N Word

“We should have hung all you niggers while we had the chance and trust me it would make the world better.” Disturbing right? This is what was sent to a Black girl who attends...

America, You’re Not Mentally Well

  Don’t suffer in silence America.   America is sick and she doesn’t even know it. There are many people walking around with a mental illness and don’t even know it. In our society, especially in the...

The Power in Early Detection

Did you know that according to the America Cancer Society, “Blacks have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial/ethnic group in the US for most cancers?” Why is this? After reading...

Is America Great?

With everything that is going on surrounding our President, none of it surprises me. I hope you’re not surprised either. Many people, especially our professional athletes are upset by the recent words of our...

Thank God For Ruby Bridges

I wasn’t around during the time of segregation, and I can’t even begin to imagine what things were like during that time period. I want to start by first saying Happy Belated Birthday to...

Where Do We Go From Here?

I’ve been thinking about a lot of things since the arrival of Harvey. Through my reflection, I often asked myself, where do we go from here? After so much that has happened, Houston will...

I WON’T Apologize for Being BLACK Sorry, Not Sorry

“Racism is man’s gravest threat to man-the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” -Abraham Joshua Heschel Like the title stated, I won’t apologize for being Black! To be honest, I don’t understand why my...

The Past Is Our Present

Our society at times is so messed up, and sometimes I wonder if we will ever get it right. The current Presidency and White House is a daily reality TV show, there is a...

A Life Well Lived

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire Over the weekend, I went to the homegoing service for my cousin Bakari Jaward...