Black Diaspora, Black Family, Education, EDUtainment, Hip Hop, International Issues, Police State / 03.09.2018

I don't live in Chicago and don't want to come off as some expert of the Windy City. However, I've been noticing recent rhetoric from plenty of people about the ongoing situation in Chicago. Rhetoric that's in the right place but I feel like it's a bit misguided because the complexity of the situation is not fully overstood. The biggest platform I've seen so far was Boyce Watkins channel, one of my favorite channels. There are old videos going around of wypipo imitating Black people to commit crimes with...

Black Diaspora, Black Family, Featured Documentary, International Issues / 05.04.2017

Utopia from John Pilger on Vimeo. If you plan to watch on your mobile, the video automatically goes full screen when you press play. I've always heard Australia was the most racist country in the world. Before I watched this documentary, I had very little knowledge, so I never had an informed opinion. I never doubted that Australian whites were racist and this documentary showed me how open, blatant, delusional and comfortable they were about the treatment of the original inhabitants. The creator of the documentary is a white Australian...

Local Issues / 08.05.2016

While I was on the street car last week, this paper was laying on one of the seats. Reading the headline, automatically I'm thinking about "The Wire" Season 3. "The Shield" also deserves an honorable mention for urban crime cinema. This felt like a pilot for a mini-series to take my mind of the ride to work. Toronto Sun never misses a beat to cover "Black on Black Crime" so I was impressed they gave a Gang War 2 full pages. I've stated before, Toronto Sun is essentially Toronto Fox News...

Local Issues / 12.01.2016

*Current Chief Mark Saunders and predecessor Bill Blair As we roll into the New Year, I want to shed light on this issue of "carding" that has been progressing like a chess game. Basically 3 major moves were played by TPS and the government to lock down this police activity. Before I start off this post, I want to make a quick overstanding about the main difference between carding and racial profiling. I'm doing this because anybody outside of Toronto will be able to follow and have a better idea...