Friday, February 12, 2016

Spring Valley High School Assault is a Microcosm of America

Ever since I have been taking my hiatus from this blogging, I have noticed plenty of uptick on the internets dealing with Spring Valley High School. By this time, we have all heard the...

Million Man March: Assessing the “Justice or Else” Rally

The people marched for Walter Scott, Sam DuBose. Rekia Boyd, Freddie Gray, Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Jonathan Ferrell, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other countless victims of police brutality and racist violence. We are sick...

#BlackLivesMatter: In Defense of Black Lives Matter

There is a war on Black Lives Matters. There is a deliberate effort to discredit and neutralize that progressive movement. The opposition has desperately tried to link the movement to the killing of Harris...

Jonathan Ferrell’s Life Does Not Matter

CNN reports that: Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial of a police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office. Officer...

One year later, the #BlackLivesMatter Movement is a Failure

One year after the killing of Michael Brown, there has been very little substantive change in America. As reported in the Nation, Missouri lawmakers filed more than sixty bills inspired by last year’s protests, but...

300 Men March: Baltimore Youth March Against Violence

"You need to have a rally in your own living room! Have a rally in your own kitchen! You need to have an occupy my house rally! That's what you need!" Newark Mayor Ras...

Sandra Bland and Sam DuBose: Two Different Outcomes

The officer that arrested Sandra Bland isn't responsible for her death. As of now, all evidence points to her death as being a suicide. However, what is perfectly clear - thanks to the newly...

#BlackLivesMatter as Much as #AllLivesMatter

You see it once and you will see it again: there is someone that has a problem with #blacklivesmatter. People are either going to say it’s hypocritical or limiting. Then, there are others that...

Dear Black People: Stop Being So Forgiving

Dylann Roof is the face of evil and racism incarnate. The fact that this 21-year-old man walked into bible study class at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC has been forgiven by...

Charleston Shootings, Racism, and America

So much madness occurs in relation to people at churches. One would think that a place as sacred as the church wouldn’t attract such hatred and civil disrespect. Such intolerance has occurred, however, when...

McKinney: No Right to Party if You’re a Black Kid

School's out. Summer's practically here. And it's time for kids all over the nation to cut loose and enjoy their vacation with water fights and cookout parties. Unfortunately, not all young people can party...

Kalief Browder: When The Wheels of Injustice Keep Turning

Many of our liberal brethren and almost all of our conservative friends continue to scratch their heads and wonder what the fuss is all about. THE NAMES ARE FAMILIAR MIKE BROWN I mean Mike Brown was jaywalking...

Waco Texas Biker Gang Shooting and White Privilege

Apparently, Waco, Texas has experienced a deadly shooting. Again. Is that place cursed or something? Due to the shooting, Waco, Texas is getting its fair share of attention at the moment. There was a recent...

Baltimore Riot, Freddie Gray, & Negroes Acting Their Color

By Max Reddick Sometimes it is almost serendipitous when a passage from a book or a line of verse you have read a thousand times over is given especially trenchant meaning by the events of...

Petition Maryland’s AG to Investigate Freddie Gray Case

The outpour of either support or disdain for the Freddie Gray situation in Baltimore has been staggering. News media is everywhere either giving a qualified account or manipulating information. Meanwhile, the majority of the...