Reparations in Modern Day America

Black Lives Matter protests are still raging across the United States, and the world.  After the Death of George Floyd, everyone knew something had to be done against police brutality, against the core of racism in this country.  But it goes much further than that.  All across the country, the murmur of reparations for Black…

President Trump Accused of Being a Dictator

Targeting Civil unrest with Department of Homeland Security President Trump vowed law and order once again as he stated he will send in federal agents in cities with out of control crime run by Democrats, the first being Chicago. There is no love lost between Trump and the leaders of Chicago, Trump has cited issue…

Workers walk off job across U.S., including in L.A., as part of ‘Strike for Black Lives’. This is what we need

Hundreds of workers rallied Monday outside the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan and in cities across the U.S. to protest systemic racism and economic inequality, joining a nationwide demonstration demanding improvement of Black Americans’ experiences in the workplace. Organizers hoped the effort would grow into a strike inspiring tens of thousands of people to walk…

Where to next with #BlackLivesMatter?

As cities across the country continue to paint #BlackLivesMatter across the streets and people continue to be invigorated about making change for the positive, how can we maintain this momentum and challenge the old establishment to make steps in the right direction to halt this systematic racial bias? Form a Lobby Group Lobbying political members…

Living in Washington D.C. With a Pandemic

So, if you live here like I do, then you know well the dangers of when the riots were at their peak. The streets were alive with it; the night was lit up and the days were packed with protestors. The pandemic wasn’t any different either, with the eerie quiet of the city that’s normally bustling.

Chavis evinces harsh truth about Black childhood in the U.S.

Childhood is typically characterized by absurd amounts of fun, impromptu adventures, and living a carefree and blissful existence. However, for many Black children, childhood is not so joyous or innocent. This harsh truth is a direct result of living in a society in which little Black boys and girls experience bullying, racism and trauma because…

Addressing Systemic Racism in Education

One day, down a Twitter-hole, I happened on some tweets by high school students.  The tweets were about the things their teachers had said to them because of race/ethnicity: I found this out as the University of Central Florida made local Orlando news when psychology professor Charles Negy came under fire for his some of…

Just 5 Excellent Dogs at Black Lives Matter Protests

To my and many other’s delight, people are bringing their dogs to Black Lives Matter protests. Thanks to these kind folks, the internet is now flooded with precious anti-racism dog pictures. Here are five good boys and girls that will bring you an instant smile. This pooch can definitely protect and serve me. This dog…

When the Streets Speak: Chappelle applauds young activists

Amid a national and global debate about systematic racism and police brutality, Comedian Dave Chappelle released a surprise Netflix comedy special “8:46” last Thursday, June 11. Chappelle’s video, clocking in at 27 minutes and 20 seconds, came at a pivotal moment in United States history in which citizens grapple with a global pandemic, an economic…