I recently received a message on social media from an African American, warning other African Americans about evil being among them. The evil came in the form of supposed DNA experiments on African American female embryos. I messaged the person back and asked a question. The question was simple, “What would you do if the roles were reversed?” The reply came immediately in the … [Read more...] about What would you do?
When a person takes action it is to get some form of result. When a group of people decide to take action, it is usually because they want a result. Actions should lead to results. In a sane person the results are usually ones that benefit that person. With this previous statement in mind, are there any beneficial results from some of the actions African Americans are taking? … [Read more...] about What are the end results
There is a line in The Lion King where Mufasa tells Simba he has forgotten him. Simba denies this and Mufasa reiterated this point by saying, “You have forgotten who you are and so forgotten me. You are more than what you’ve become.” I always thought these were the best lines in the movie. African Americans talk about and brag about Black History. In reality African Americans … [Read more...] about Remember who you are
In the mayhem called the USA, many people have little time to appreciate the main person they should. People across the country find time to think about issues that a celebrity is facing. Many people send thoughts and prayers to people in other countries wishing them good health. All of these deeds are on the side of good. It is time for everyone to pull back some of those good … [Read more...] about Save some love for you
The Fourth of July has passed in the USA. The celebration ceremonies are over and the fireworks have been disposed of. American citizens have celebrated the ratification of The Declaration of Independence. White people can celebrate independence because in the USA they have it. Do African Americans even understand the concept of independence? Independence means the state of … [Read more...] about Independence
An African American father is in a position no other father on the planet resides in or could even understand. First, they have procreated and enhanced the African American population. Second, they have brought a new life into an extremely hostile environment. How would a “conscious” African American father deal with this situation? How would this parent who loves their … [Read more...] about An African American Father’s Fear
Juneteenth Day is the celebration of the ending of slavery in the USA. In 1865, US Army troops arrived in Texas and officially announced that slaves were free by executive decree. Texas was the last of the confederate states to grant slaves their freedom. Texas was also the first state to make Juneteenth Day an official holiday. African Americans it is time to take freedom to … [Read more...] about Juneteenth Day and Freedom
There have been several cases of teens overdosing in the USA over the past few years. The various derivatives of opium-based drugs has permeated US society on all levels. Poor African American junkies are not the only people overdosing on drugs. There are white middle- and upper- class teens consuming various drugs and overdosing. The last few years the US began stating there … [Read more...] about Hope you enjoy your stay
Recently, a question was asked during a discussion in one of the English classes I teach. A young Mexican female questioned why the school holds an annual Black History celebration. This young lady’s question pertained to the fact that the school did not do this for other ethnic groups. There were African Americans in the class who looked puzzled or down at their books. I … [Read more...] about Don’t question the celebration
In the late 70s rap music hit the scene and black people embraced the genre. The first song that made the world sit up was Rappers Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang. Rap music became hip-hop and up until 1990 had a semi-positive impact on African American youth. The pro-black voices from that time opened many eyes to the issues that faced African Americans. The ten years of … [Read more...] about Was it worth it?