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“How To Differentiate Religious Bullying from Spirituality?”

  by Alberta Parish As a former church member, I would fear attending church on Sunday morning and even suffered a few panic attacks prior to service. Imagine being fearful of attending worship services. Many people view church as a happy place, but for me it was anything but joyous especially on days when I […]
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Officer Loeman’s Human Depravity toward Tamir Rice

  Charles M. Blow An extended video released last week of the shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland appears to show an unconscionable level of human depravity on the part of the officer who shot him, a stunning disregard for the value of his life and a callousness toward the people who loved him. […]
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The Murders that NYPD Murder Produced!

  by Chris Stevenson  Regardless of the identity of the man or men who shot those 2 NYPD officers Saturday afternoon 12/20, using white police/criminal justice -philosophy you can safely assume Justin Damico and Daniel Pantaleo (the instigator and murderer in the Eric Garner incident respectively) as being almost as guilty as if they pulled […]
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Black Lives Matter

  by Karima Amin With the beginning of a new year, I am tempted to do what so many writers have done recently, that is to ruminate on what has happened to so many Black men (and a few women and children), murdered by law enforcement in recent months. Their words have been illuminating and […]
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A Mugging in Jerry’s World!

After winning a National Championship Cardale should Go Pro   by Playthell Benjamin It is not often that we are afforded an opportunity to witness history in the making; last night was an exception. For in the National College Championship game played in the billion dollar Texas play-pen euphemistically called “Jerry’s World” – because it […]
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“Selma”

    by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) The media is reporting that business leaders are giving free tickets to “Selma” to more than 75,000 young people in schools from the seventh to the ninth grades. “Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts.” A fallacy in history can affect young people for the rest of their lives. […]
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The Man who thinks Everything is “Just Tuuuurible” Except Slavery

Alabama Senator Teaches Charles Barkley How Bad Slavery Was In Epic Open Letter     by Gloria Dulan-Wilson Hello All: I don’t know if I’ve told you this, but I’m a great fan of the New York Knicks – they’re my team, do or die – and I’m a fan, though by no means an […]
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Tying Political Figures to Police Killings

  by Charles M. Blow The second of the two police officers ambushed and gunned down in Brooklyn by Ismaaiyl Brinsley will be laid to rest Sunday. As was the case with the first funeral, the city and the nation should pause and pay tribute. All lives are precious. But when the eulogies trail off […]
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A True Interpretation of Dred Scott

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War) If a person’s ultimate destination is either Heaven or Paradise, the Bible or the Koran provide good source materials. According to the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, these sources have no moment in understanding and surviving white supremacy. The U.S. Constitution gives great deference to “separation of […]
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Free Speech Under Attack?

  by Alberta Parish The establishment of the U.S. constitutional’s guarantee of free speech is the pillar upon which a free society continues to operate absent tyranny and oppression from those in power. For this very reason, the First Amendment is not something that we should ever take for granted because without the right to […]
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Justice for APS 12

  by Zachary Husser Dear Family of Friends, In Atlanta, twelve Black school teachers and administrators are on trial as accused criminals because they allegedly gave students answers to standardized test questions or changed answers after the tests were completed. Their lives have been devastated emotionally, physically and financially because instead of handling the matter […]