NCAA and college sports- the new Slave System

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

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Who are the true Moors?

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?

Did you know there used to be a “Black Wallstreet”?

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”?

What is the true meaning of “Black History Month”?

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”?