How do you identify yourself- African American or Black?

How you identify yourself in this country is one of the most personal, yet one of the most publicly discussed issues. While many of us frown on the idea of labeling and being labeled, society has an innate need to do just that. So recently I had a very interesting conversation with a co-worker regarding …

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Why why why can’t folks just act right?

"Deep sigh"... So, let me preface this post by saying I wholly subscribe to venting and I believe we all need to invest in discovering an outlet that allows us to get rid of the mental crap that we accumulate on a daily basis. I mean, its gotta go somewhere and you can't keep it …

So now non-black women are being celebrated for having big butts-what the what?

I'm almost at a loss for words after having watched J Lo's video for "Booty" featuring Iggy Azalea. I mean, really?? Okay J Lo, you're a grown woman I get it, and just because I may frown on you being 45 and a mother and wonder why in the world you would want to put that …

Police and their Tasers…Enough is Enough!

In 1993, TASER International's founders, brothers Rick and Tom Smith, developed devices that use “proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative, or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens, or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force.” The website claims that …