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Spare the Rod: Is it Time for the Black Community to Rethink Discipline?

Adrian Peterson Credits His Parents’ Tough Discipline for His Success


Sports controversy during the beginning of football season has brought to light two issues that plague many American families, domestic abuse and child abuse.

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The Beautiful Diaspora

There is still so much pain that runs rampant within the hearts of the children of the African Diaspora. The very fluid pattern of racism and racial superiority–as it originated off the banks of the Atlantic in the 15th Century, and flowed for some 400 odd years into the present day streets of Ferguson–is still heartbreaking. 403 more words


The Moral Universe - What Would Tocqueville Say About American Democracy Now?

If you had told me when I was in high school that there would come a day when I would be interested in what Alexis de Tocqueville had to say about… 930 more words

American Culture

The Power of Melanin

If you were wondering, “what is melanin?” Let me share this piece of enlightenment with you, taken directly from Blacked Out Through Whitewash by SuZar (Dr. 1,976 more words

African American

An Open Letter to Black Women with Natural Hair

An Open Letter to Black Women with Natural Hair

“You’re cute for a black girl.”

“Can I touch your hair?”

“I wish I had good hair.” 481 more words

Are we in A "No Love" Society?

What happened to the good ole days when  it was normal for men to write love songs, letters, and poems? A little poetry, being a gentlemen, and taking a girl on a romantic date use to be the way to impress. 546 more words


Can't See the Forest for the Trees: On Spanking and Physical Abuse

With Adrian Peterson being in the spotlight for spanking his son with a switch (a thin tree branch), social media has lit up like a Christmas tree with debates on spanking and child abuse. 791 more words

Being A Christian