Category Archives: Crime

What You Should and Shouldn’t Post on Social Media

This morning, I was greeted with posts on my Facebook timeline with friends and family members threatening others about deleting anyone who shared the horrific video of the senseless shooting that took place in Cleveland yesterday. Mr. Robert Godwin’s life … Continue reading

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What if we added the word “too”

It’s a cold day in America, figuratively. Blacks and whites are at each other’s throats, calling each other names, and accusing one another of being racist, bias, and/or prejudice. No, it’s not 1960, it’s 2016. Sadly, many Americans back then … Continue reading

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You Can’t Fix America

You can march, protest, and boycott all you want but you can’t fix America. Look at the civil rights and suffrage movements. People fought, bled, and died to end all injustices. However, America is still a divided nation. Billions of … Continue reading

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Justice for All

Last night, a black man was murdered in New York City…but most people wouldn’t know that because he was a police officer and he was shot in the head by another black man. I thought black lives mattered? I thought … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Protests…

Another summer has come and another child is dead in Ferguson, Missouri; another African American child at that. Of course, they were unarmed just like Mike Brown was when Officer Darren Wilson took his life just over a year ago … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Different: A Note from a Young Black Male School Teacher

He’s a thug, he’s a gangsta, he’s a bully! Often times, these are the labels placed on young black males who have been murdered by white men in law enforcement. A justification if you will. A justification for why another … Continue reading

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