It’s been 10 years since the inception of Tavis Smiley’s brain child, the State of the Black Union which has covered a range of issues over the past years from the economy, to the Black Church, the Black Family, Reclaiming Democracy and now this year “Making America as Good as its Promise.” Granted that’s […]Read more "UNN Watches The 10 Annual State of the Black Union: Making America as Good as its Promise"
This was an interesting month for me. It was neatly situated into four compact weeks that were easily to know dates if you remembered your multiples of seven. There wasn’t a leap year. This year wasn’t marked by the campaign seasons, beginning back in February 2007 with Obama announcing his candidacy two years ago. […]Read more "Good Bye to February"
Okay, one down–one more to go. I was on the Academy Award’s list of nominees and I saw another movie I had seen last summer was up for nomination and I was like “Aw nuts! I have to do a third review” and then I realised I just don’t feel like it. But all […]Read more "UNN Movie Review: Changeling"
Okay, the Academy Awards are in two hours and some odd change, let’s see if I can knock out these movie reviews quick fast and in a hurry. Up on the docket first is “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” Honest opinion, this past fall, especially this winter fell short on decent movies I wanted […]Read more "UNN Movie Review: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
The movie “Catch Me If You Can” was a 2003 Dreamworks release from Steven Spielberg and the whole crew of them. It starred Leonardo DiCaprio as the real life Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. who, based on the movie, had some serious childhood issues with his father namely and before he was 19, yes you read […]Read more "Catch Me If You Can, the black version"
First of all, if this is the best writing sample that has been produced by The Maroon Tiger, then I feel as though I’ve missed my calling as a journalist because I think I write better than that. The article in question can be found by clicking on this link and refers to the UNN […]Read more "Response to “When Does Gay Tolerance Go Too Far?”"
Okay, I stole that from this girl that goes to school here with me; it had been her Facebook status message momentarily, but when I read this article here, I realised that the metaphorical Judas’ really do exist. Here’s a short snippet from the AP/Yahoo News Service A group of black ministers who supported U.S. […]Read more "When Judas Is Closer Than Jesus"