Being Frank Archives

One suggestion to stop the killing

June 11, 2020

Another day in the USA, another act of murder. As usual the murder led to marches and protests about the treatment of African American males in the USA. The latest murder to lead to these type of events is the George Floyd killing by a police officer. The USA has been in turmoil for the… [Read More]

Resurrection of the economy

May 28, 2020

The US economy has been in a state of flux for years. There have been several mini-crashes on Wall Street since the Great Depression. None of these has been as severe as the impact COVID 19 has had on the US economy. The situation became so critical that the US government sent out stimulus checks… [Read More]

Sit this one out

May 14, 2020

There is a storm brewing in the USA. On April 24, 2020 Wisconsin had one of the biggest protests against stay at home orders because of COVID 19 in the country. The political lines are being drawn over the COVID 19 pandemic. Many of these lines will be etched into the psyche of the USA… [Read More]

The mask’s role after COVID 19

April 30, 2020

The USA has been on lockdown for the past few months. The country has been in the grip of the COVID 19 pandemic. Businesses have been required to close along with schools and public parks. Social distancing has become the norm in the USA. Many states are planning on opening up in May or June…. [Read More]

COVID-19 and family time

April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down the entire world. For example, there are no sports being played in the USA. Yet, there are several things from this pandemic that people can be thankful for. One is the quality time parents are being able to spend with their children. With schools being closed during this time… [Read More]

Asian people: Welcome to the party

April 9, 2020

It has been said that times of tragedy bring out the best and worst in people. I say that what trying times bring out is what is truly inside of people. Many races of color come to the USA and adopt the White American Dream. These races are usually treated good and before long these… [Read More]

What happened to The Negro Revolution?

March 26, 2020

You are probably coronavirused out by now. Trump has issued a state of emergency so if you don’t have the virus then you have heard every take possible regarding COVID 19. Instead let’s take a look and see what happened as a result of all the revolution talk of the 1960’s and early 70’s. Many… [Read More]

Why I write

March 5, 2020

“Man, who are you writing these articles for? People are happy and African Americans don’t want to hear what you are talking about.” This question and statement has been put to me several times over the past decades or so in some form or fashion. This usually happens after someone has read an article or… [Read More]

Are there any Black people left?

February 6, 2020

It is Black History Month in the USA. This is the month the Caucasians allow African Americans to openly celebrate their history. During this month you will hear about the people Caucasian society has accepted and allow African Americans to celebrate. Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, etc., will be dusted off and paraded around… [Read More]

Where do we go?

January 23, 2020

The year 2020 marks the beginning of a new decade. African Americans are still in the crosshairs on all levels of existence. The lack of quality leadership has literally created a lost tribe of people. The US government has its own issues and doesn’t have the time for African American problems. This lost tribe of… [Read More]