Now, I'm not a big college football fan but I came across an article today that had me shaking my head at how utterly ridiculous and shameful the politics of the NCAA and college football can be. The article is about Silas Nacita, a college running back for Baylor who was deemed ineligible to play … Continue reading NCAA and college sports- the new Slave System
When most people hear the term "Moors" they think of men of an Arab ethnicity, when in fact the truth is the original Moors, like the original Egyptians, were Black Africans. And I say "Black Africans" to speak on the original peoples, not those from the neighboring regions who came into the land and began … Continue reading Who are the true Moors?
I recently discovered a piece of history that has conveniently been left out of our history books. On June 1,1921 one of the most affluent Black communities in northern Tulsa, Oklahoma was destroyed. The community stretched across 36 blocks, encompassed over 600 businesses and had a population of 15,000 Black folks. From what I've read about that community, … Continue reading Did you know there used to be a “Black Wallstreet”?
As an artist, I get the need for recognition, for being acknowledged for the work that you produce, whether it be as a writer, poet, singer, actor, director, etc. When we bare our souls and share our creations with the rest of the world, we all seek, even its tiniest form, some sort of validation. … Continue reading Why do we Care about the Oscars?
It's been several months since Pres. Obama announced that there will be US led coalition air strikes with the mission of destroying ISIS. Yet how effective have they been? Have we made any significant progress in capturing the leaders of this group? The rhetoric that this group spouts and degree of barbarism and utter lack … Continue reading What is the REAL agenda of ISIS?
In 1926 historian Carter G. Woodson along with the Association for the Study of Negro Life (now called the Association for the Study of African American Life and History) and chose the second week of February to be "Negro History Week", with the specific aim of encouraging the coordinated teaching of Black American history in … Continue reading What is the true meaning of “Black History Month”?