The Beginning of a Powerful Movement in Black History

Advertisements Black History Month is now among us, and as we use this month to commemorate powerful leaders and trailblazers amongst the African American race, I believe this should also be a time to pay tribute to those who unfortunately lost their lives to unjustified crimes, and the power and strength of a community toContinue reading “The Beginning of a Powerful Movement in Black History”

A Long Week, A Long Life

Advertisements I was looking up a word in the dictionary and I noticed my word of the day (on 7/9) was jovial.  My immediate response to that was “there was nothing jovial about this past week.”

Another Day, Another Face, Another Hashtag

Advertisements So I wake up this morning, and have the unfortunate task of having to stomach yet another video posted on social media of a man being shot and killed.  This morning, I saw another name as a hashtag. #AltonSterling

If you Didn’t Know Jesse Williams Was Woke, Now you Know.

Advertisements If you were watching the BET Awards last night, then you know that Jesse Williams was given the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award.  If you watched further, you would have heard this young gentleman render a powerful and thought-provoking speech.  I was listening to him, and I immediately got engrossed in what he was saying;Continue reading “If you Didn’t Know Jesse Williams Was Woke, Now you Know.”