“There comes a point in life where you should realize that what you believe in and what you do about it matters. ” Continue reading Why Aren’t More Black People Boycotting the NFL?
“The mere imparting of information is not education” – Carter G. Woodson As I look up quotes about the future, there are a lot of people who say it in several different ways, but the gist is ….”Don’t look to the past or worry about the future…. live in the moment.” You know those quotes that I am talking about don’t you? Because you can’t … Continue reading Live in the Moment. Learn From History. Forge A Better Future.
“The hardest part about growing up is letting go of what you were used to, and moving on with something you’re not.” – Lyrikal Growing up is hard. Things are never what they seem. You can kind of live in a fairy tale, seeing life the way your parents kind of want you to. But as you get older you realize things are not as … Continue reading Living in An American Fairy-tale? Time To Grow Up
People, other than those on Hillary’s campaign, need to remind people that if they want to “make this country great again”, you actually have to know how to run the country. But who is holding Trump’s feet to the fire besides Hillary supporters?
Everyone who has a pen and pad, laptop or a voice, needs to speak up.
If you cannot prepare for a Presidential debate, which he clearly didn’t, then how are you going to prepare for meetings for our country? Continue reading Media, Do Your Damn Job
Every time I fly out of Austin, I park my car in the extended lot, it’s not too expensive (yet). Parking at this spot requires me to ride on a shuttle to and from the airport. Now, I travel enough to notice, that unless I sit next to someone or a person of color sits next to me, a white person never sits next to … Continue reading This is America
It is classism at its finest, and we have to stop acting like it’s not happening. If you woke up in a different position or circumstance, you might think differently and wonder why black folks who’ve “made” it, are nowhere to be found. We spend a lot of time trying to convince people, especially white people, why all lives matter is not cool, but what we really need to do is remind black people, that when you say Black Lives Matter, saying those words mean nothing, if you do nothing. Continue reading Let’s Take A Look In The Mirror
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” – John Acton Continue reading The Vicious Cycle of Power: The Real Problem in America Right Now
” I prefer to true to myself even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence” – Fredrick Douglass Continue reading To Be Thankful and True
“We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This post is obviously about selfishness and it has been in the works for quite a while. I actually originally wrote this blog topic to be called, “The Selfish Side of Minorities… the What … Continue reading America’s Favorite Subject: Me (The Monday Fits)
“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.” ― George R.R. Martin The first Republican debate of this primary election season is over and it was quite a treat. There have been plenty of commentary, memes, and discussion … Continue reading Who Am I? (The Monday Fits)