Ben Carson had the only thoughtful and substantive statement in the Fox News Republican debate yet it went completely unnoticed by the mainstream media.
My 16 year old nephew wrote this essay. It likely represents the feelings of millions of young Black and Brown boys, an undeserved burden.
Every time I scan my phone, pay cash, or use my credit card I ask the same question. Why do I buy a simple Starbucks Venti black coffee for $3.00+.
Jon Stewart is one of the few that can break down race issue that others can absorb Jon Stewart outdid himself on this one. He first used Fox News coverage to show how misguided and tone deaf coverage of Ferguson Missouri police officer Darren Wilson’s execution of unarmed teenager Michael Brown was. He showed how […]
Attorney General Eric Holder slams Louie Gohmert in Congress and at National Action Network Attorney General Eric Holder went off script at the National Action Network civil rights conference. He said what most objective people have been stating for years. Eric Holder and President Obama’s treatment is more than basic partisanship. It is a hate […]
Herman Cain plays the race card on his own party . Who would believe this? Herman Cain went on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom and spoke some truth to the Republican Party. The once GOP darling that ran for the Republican nomination for President in 2012 may be waking up to the intrinsic prejudice within his […]
Is Joe Scarborough building a repertoire of moral positions for a later run for office? Is Joe Scarborough making an attempt to distance himself from racist positions, middle class damaging positions, and outright immoral positions his party has been articulating over the last several years? The answers to all those questions are likely yes. Scarborough […]
President Obama addressed the Trayvon Martin trial outcome directly at a news conference today. He specifically articulated the experiences of black American men and boys from a personal point of view, as a black man. He made statements like. “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago”. “There are very few African-American men who […]
My first stop in America was a little town called Brenham, TX in 1979. It is home of the Texas famous Blue Bell Ice Cream and Blinn Junior College. My ticket to study engineering in America was based on a music scholarship, but that’s another subject. I was a wet behind-the-ears black kid that spoke […]
This morning an article titled “Tyler Perry, Stop Vilifying Black Success“ appeared in my Facebook newsfeed. It was written by a young man, Ernest Owens, a Communication & Public Service major at the University of Pennsylvania. What made it more salient for me, a middle aged black man, is that it came from a young […]