Monthly Archives: August 2016

My Hand, My Heart, Your Flag

A few weeks ago, highly decorated Olympic Champion, Gabby Douglas was under great scrutiny for not placing her hand over heart during the national anthem at the Olympics. Last night, San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick took things a step … Continue reading

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“Eye” See Color

Try to engage an adult, especially a white person, in a conversation about race…I guarantee you, the first thing out of their mouth will be, “I don’t see color.” Do you believe that? I sure don’t! The truth is, we … Continue reading

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A Letter to a Former Teacher

Dear Mrs. Street, I still remember the first day I walked into your class. You had it all set up nice and neat. It was obvious you took time to prepare it for lost kids like me. Your room was … Continue reading

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What is your backup plan, young man?

“What time is it?” “Game Time!” “What time is it?” “Game Time!” “Any dawgs in da house?” “Woo Woo Woo Woo?” “Any dawgs in da house?” “Woo Woo Woo Woo?” If you’re a big sports fan, you may remember this … Continue reading

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Why Black People Are So Angry

Black people have never denied that black on black crime is a problem in America. Hence the reason why so many African American men and women have created mentor programs, non-profit organizations, and empowerment groups to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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