South African Judge: Rape Is a Part of Black Culture

  Racism doesn't end when even the government says so. Despite the fall of apartheid in South Africa, the haunting demons of prejudice and racism can still walk among its citizens, especially those in positions...
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Ice Cube Talks Superpredators, Clinton, & Not “Feeling The Bern”

Ice Cube recently sat with John Heilemann of Bloomberg TV where he discussed a range of topics. They discussed the induction of his former pioneering rap group N.W.A. into the Rock 'N Roll Hall of...

Bill Clinton Schools Black Lives Matter Protesters – You Mad?

As someone from the hip-hop generation - and by that, I mean someone who was literally born in the 70s who did backspins on street corners on cardboard - I have to admit: watching...

The War on Drugs? More Like the War on Black People.

Many people, including yours truly when he was little and didn't know any better, believed that the War on Drugs was actually about stopping and preventing the sale and usage of illegal drugs. I...
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Police Commission approves changes in LAPD’s deadly force policy

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday unanimously decided to revamp the LAPD's use-of-deadly-force policy and require the department to specifically evaluate whether officers could have done more to defuse tense...

Man charged in connection with shooting death of star athlete

ASBURY PARK -- Authorities have charged a city man in connection with the shooting death of a former star athlete and beloved member of the community. Diquan "Gudda" Speights, 23, was charged with killing...

The Death of Scalia and the State of Criminal Justice

Before I move on to the significance (or lack thereof) of Scalia’s demise, I would like to share an anecdote. If you bear with me a moment, I think you will be able to...

‘Making a Murderer’ Shows How Blacks Suffer Injustices

Unless you've been spending a lot of quality time sitting in your dark bedroom closet weeping into your dirty underwear, you couldn't helped to have not heard about the recent Netflix series 'Making a...

Tamir Rice and the Hell Up In Cleveland

And you have seen men in uniform drive by and murder Tamir Rice, a twelve-year-old child whom they were oath-bound to protect. And you have seen men in the same uniforms pummel Marlene Pinnock,...

LaQuan McDonald: In the Twinkling of an Eye

In a moment of my personal frustration, a moment during which I felt crushed, ground down by frustration, and my goals seemed too remote and distant to ever achieve, and I wanted to give...

Don’t Blame Black Men for Daniel Holtzclaw

Daniel Holtzclaw is the infamous cop who did the heinous: he used his authority to rape women. Not only that, these were Black women. Still, he was found guilty on four counts of first-degree...

Justice Scalia’s Racist Beliefs and the Mizzou Protests

According to Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, African-Americans are not “cut out” for higher education. The statements made yesterday during a hearing around the issue of Affirmative Action, only add to the environment of...

Black Lives Matter Protesters Shot By White Supremacist

Sometimes, the black lives matter peaceful protest isn’t respected as it should be. As “passive” as it may seem to many of us, being nonviolent about a situation that is vicious should be commended....

Daniel Holtzclaw: Rapist Cop, Black Victims, & White Jury

Daniel Holtzclaw was an Oklahoma police officer who has been accused and arrested for raping and sexually assaulting 13 black women. He is currently on trial, but there's one major problem. It's a jury...

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...