Black Family, International Issues / 27.11.2016

[caption id="attachment_899" align="aligncenter" width="810"] Firemen ignore seated demonstrators on a Birmingham, Ala. sidewalk, May 3, 1963, and turn their water hoses across the street to disperse a jeering crowd of blacks. (AP Photo/stf)[/caption] I remember back in 98’, at only 9 years old I got my first taste of American politics. It was CNN reporting of Bill Clinton’s infamous line “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” At 9, I learned the President of the “Free World" was at least accused of acting a fool in the...

Featured Blog / 20.10.2016

I've read several think pieces about the movie "Birth of a Nation"  and will Add my Black Dollar to the conversation. I wanted to make a list with links to show the attitude towards the movie because my next blog post will be about the movie and deals with what some of these articles have to say. http://amp.timeinc.net/time/4521379/nat-turner-birth-of-nation-women/?source=dam http://theundefeated.com/features/birth-of-a-nation-nate-parker-gender-politics-oscarssowhite/ http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/09/nate-parker-is-ready-to-move-on-from-his-past-and-wants-the-focus-on-nat-turner/ http://www.vulture.com/2016/10/nate-parker-failed-birth-of-a-nations-women.html https://www.thenation.com/article/the-birth-of-a-nation-is-an-epic-fail/ The Read...

Black Diaspora, Black Family, International Issues / 13.06.2016

*Click on the pic to see the original Press release. With the wide range of subjects I write about, I have to continually remind my readers about the objective of a unified Africa. I'm continually reminded with the political education, organizing for our community I participate in, here in Toronto. Whether I post about police brutality, a book or movie, end of the day it's all about Liberation of Africa for the people. All the problems we are facing as a collective is related to the challenges Africa is facing....

Featured Blog / 07.05.2016

Click the pic above! This post is about the Bloods and Crips gang truce in L.A which was established before the L.A uprisings. A misconception is that this truce was brokered because of the riots. The environment at that time is similar to Chicago today, a staggering death toll and police taking advantage of "Justified" killings. The only difference between the 2 time periods is the mass amount of social media and music helping to fuel the violence and feed street gang egos. Another important point is this truce,...