BLACK WALL STREET

A story of black history that I have been fascinated by ever since I first learned of it is that of Black Wall Street. In the early 1900’s there was a town in Tulsa, Oklahoma known as Black Wall Street. This town was known as Black Wall Street despite the fact that Jim Crow laws … More BLACK WALL STREET

Nelson Mandela

On February 11, 1990 26 years ago from today Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years of confinement. Many people know Nelson Mandela as the first black president of South Africa but aren’t as familiar with how he got there. Nelson Mandela grew up in South Africa under the system known as apartheid … More Nelson Mandela

A WASTED VOTE

This year I feel optimistic about the presidential election of course about this time in 2012 I also felt a sense of hope because I saw a candidate that was very unlike most of the other candidates. I saw a person who wasn’t just spouting soundbites and whose policies I could stand behind. I saw … More A WASTED VOTE

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Okay kids when you grow up what do you want to be? When I grow up I want to be a lawyer! Now hold on Malcolm that’s not a realistic goal for a negro. Maybe you could be a carpenter people like you and I’m sure you would get plenty of work. These are the … More X

FROM BLACK PANTHERS TO BLACK LIVES MATTER: THANK YOU BEYONCE

Yesterday at the Super Bowl Halftime show Beyonce did more than put on a show, she made a statement. Flanked by an all-female group of dancers she invoked the memory of the Black Panthers and the and the Black Lives matter movement. This sparked the ire of scumbags like Rudolph Giuliani who never saw a … More FROM BLACK PANTHERS TO BLACK LIVES MATTER: THANK YOU BEYONCE

SUPER BOWL 50 ADS

This is a quick post about what I am looking forward to seeing tonight while watching the Super Bowl. The ads are a huge part of the event and I especially look forward to seeing what movie trailers are unveiled and there are potentially a lot of good trailers that could air tonight. Of course … More SUPER BOWL 50 ADS