It’s time for “Real Talk”

Institutional racism, racial profiling, classism, gender and sexual orientation discrimination, colorism- these are  all constructed, yet irrefutable and substantive social issues that continue to follow us, from one generation to the next, with no apparent resolution or end in sight. And the thing is, not many people are willing to really talk about them. And when …

How the media reinforces mental slavery

In this day and age, mental slavery is much more than just a term. It's a psychological warfare tool that the media utilizes (in the programming that we are exposed to on a 24/7 basis), to manipulate the minds of targeted populations.  Think about the significant role the media plays in entertaining, informing, and even instilling …

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 …