Month: April 2015

Do you know where you’re from??

The funniest things come out of the mouths of kids sometimes. And by “funny” I don’t necessarily mean “haha” but more on the “that’s interesting” side. The side that usually has me saying, alrighty then. So, one of my jobs is teaching dance at the YMCA in Berkeley, and the kids I teach are primarily

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Watch out now! White Christian Males are under Attack!!

So, it should be of no surprise to anyone that Bill O’Reilly is about as ignorant as they come. And normally I try to ignore him and his absurd theories and perspectives, because why give that idiot and his ramblings any of my mental energy? But I felt compelled to comment on something that I

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What happened to the missing Nigerian girls? #BringBackOurGirls

It’s been a year since over 300 young school girls were kidnapped from Chibok, a town in Nigeria. Now although there has been a #BringBackOurGirls campaign here in the US, a year has come and gone with only a few of the girls managing to escape. There are still over 200 that have not been found and

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Should the gov’t be allowed to regulate what food you can buy with food stamps?

So the subject of welfare is a very touchy and controversial one particularly because everyone has an opinion on the usefulness of governmental aid. There are some people who are fortunate enough to earn a living which has put them in a position where they have not had the need for governmental aid. But there’s a

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This is how America treats our Black Revolutionary Leaders; We cannot forget about Mumia Abu-Jamal!!

At one time, the “Free Mumia” campaign had momentum and there were many folks who believed in his innocence and worked tirelessly to get the message out to the masses about the injustice that had been done to him. But here we are, in 2015 and I wonder how many people have forgotten about Mumia

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Why are black women still considered less physically attractive than other women??

I watched part of an episode of a tv show called “Being Mary Jane” the other day and in this episode she convened a panel of guests (she hosts a talk show) to discuss an article that is actually a real life article written by Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa and was published by Psychology Today back

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