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On Politics: Make America Great, Again?

I’ve been avoiding politics on my blog for some time now. It is a toxic subject for me yet I watch political commentary, read political articles, and stay tapped in from the time I open my eyes and read the first post of the day on Crooks and Liars till I read the last post  when I close them at night. 580 more words

Black Women

Getting Real About Status, Love, & The Black Family

… If you could ask a Black man anything, what would it be? 


I already know the answer…

In a fresh new installment of Madame Noire’s #AskABlackMen: L.A., I, Tyree, and two other gentlemen, discussed the status of the Black community. 28 more words

Other Awesomeness

Put Your Hands Up: Hip-hop, Incarceration, and The Fate of the Black Male pt 2

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Interestingly, there has been another movement, the Hip-hop movement, transpiring in urban environments, especially amongst African American males. Hip-hop’s music has always been used to represent a counter-cultural movement. 366 more words


As Unemployment Drops In Minnesota, Communities Of Color Not Seeing The Gains

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While the Job market remains strong across the country, that’s not the case for black families in Minnesota. The latest numbers put the unemployment rate in Minnesota at 3.5 percent. 379 more words


New York Times Documentaries on the Police and Race

In the past few years, the Black Lives Matter movement has highlighted the problems between the African American community and many of the police departments in this country. 164 more words

#TrustTheProcess | 2015: a Year in Review

…If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably seen me post the now infamous hashtag, #TrustTheProcess. This process began in 2014 when a still small voice told me not to pursue my doctoral studies on the East Coast and, instead, to come back home to Los Angeles to be with my Grandmother. 1,067 more words