What does it mean to be an Activist?

Activism has always been the driving force of change...

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Our country needs a True Revolutionary Leader

I believe one of the most important traits of an effective revolutionary leader is emotional intelligence.  Emotional intelligence is simply the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It’s amazing, in this hyper-social and "connected" world, how few people actually exhibit emotional intelligence. And if one lacks emotional intelligence, how …

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 …

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 …

Women being forced to choose sterilization as part of plea bargains.. WTH?

I just read something that is truly apprehensible to me. In Nashville, female sterilization has been used by attorneys as conditions in plea bargaining deals and the District Attorney of Davidson County Glenn Funk had to officially ban his staff from using the invasive surgery as a bargaining chip. If you're unclear about what female sterilization is, …