Nothing to Lose, A Reflection

In lieu of flashpoint moments that have directly affected black Americans in the recent months, particularly the rape allegations of Bill Cosby, the tragic saga of Andrew “I am Delivert” Caldwell and the Church of God in Christ, and the prolonged moment of Ferguson that has has managed to arch over a few months, I […]

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When Keeping It Real Goes Black-ish

“Black-ish picks up the conversation the Huxtables were having when the cameras weren’t on.” –myself, 9/24/2014 To round off ABC’s Wednesday night line-up with millennial sit-coms using the pre-year 2000 format of focusing on the American family, after three back-to-back shows focusing predominantly on Anglo-Saxon families, there is a black family.  Well, I guess they’re black-ish. […]

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Why Social Media Consciousness is Okay The death of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18 year old of Ferguson, Missouri, shot by a cop under some questionable circumstances is but the most recent event that quickly gained national attention.  Brown’s death came only a day after cops in Beavercreek, Ohio outside of Dayton shot an unarmed […]

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A Black Man is Good Enough

I ran into an old professor who I love and respect, and me and her have discussed the level of engagement of students over the years and how it seems as though things have definitely shifted.  Whereas in the past students had a different level of respect for their professors and also they had higher […]

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The Redemption of White Men

Let me first give a disclaimer: I’m not a reverse racist, I have white friends [you see how that sounds]. Now that the formalities are out of the way, I have to be honest, I don’t do it this much, but I am poaching the idea of this blog from an article on the Root “White […]

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