Category Archives: Race Relations

why can’t we all just get along?

Raceball

There is a sentiment shared by many that is prevalent in MLB that is also true in other major league sports in America, White America is desperate for a White sports superstar.   They want it so bad they are

Raceball

There is a sentiment shared by many that is prevalent in MLB that is also true in other major league sports in America, White America is desperate for a White sports superstar.   They want it so bad they are

I’m not sorry

 Why do people feel the need to apologize for saying what they think? For a country that prides itself on having the freedom to speak our minds, we sure do mind when people speak it.  Every time someone opens their

I’m not sorry

 Why do people feel the need to apologize for saying what they think? For a country that prides itself on having the freedom to speak our minds, we sure do mind when people speak it.  Every time someone opens their

The plight of the Black race

“To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.” -W.E.B. Du Bois

The plight of the Black race

“To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.” -W.E.B. Du Bois

Education of the soul

“It is the trained, living human soul, cultivated and strengthened by long study and thought, that breathes the real breath of life into boys and girls and makes them human, whether they be Black or White, Greek, Russian or American.”

Education of the soul

“It is the trained, living human soul, cultivated and strengthened by long study and thought, that breathes the real breath of life into boys and girls and makes them human, whether they be Black or White, Greek, Russian or American.”

An unseen star

“Throughout history, the powers of single Blacks flash like falling stars, and die sometimes before the world has rightly gauged their brightness.” -W.E.B. Du Bois

An unseen star

“Throughout history, the powers of single Blacks flash like falling stars, and die sometimes before the world has rightly gauged their brightness.” -W.E.B. Du Bois

The dichotomy of Black consciousness

   “One ever feels his two-ness; an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” -W.E.B. Du Bois -W.E.B. Du Bois

The dichotomy of Black consciousness

   “One ever feels his two-ness; an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.” -W.E.B. Du Bois -W.E.B. Du Bois

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

Please neighborhood, watch

I have tried as hard as I could to ignore the racist banter, the hateful sentiment, and the ignorant conjecture that have engulfed the Trayvon Martin case.  I attempted to wait until the police had released all of the evidence

Please neighborhood, watch

I have tried as hard as I could to ignore the racist banter, the hateful sentiment, and the ignorant conjecture that have engulfed the Trayvon Martin case.  I attempted to wait until the police had released all of the evidence

Why not the Nebraska Negroes?

I love this time of year, not because we are one month down into a fresh new year filled with hopes of  promise and expectations, or because we get the opportunity to reinvent ourselves with resolutions that will be broken faster than we can even

Why not the Nebraska Negroes?

I love this time of year, not because we are one month down into a fresh new year filled with hopes of  promise and expectations, or because we get the opportunity to reinvent ourselves with resolutions that will be broken faster than we can even

What happened to our dream, has it been deferred?

Langston Hughes wrote a poem that eloquently and profoundly mused about what would happen if we deferred our dreams, stopped being creative, and allowed our imaginations to wither. Unfortunately, Americans did not heed his warnings.  Judging by the lack of

What happened to our dream, has it been deferred?

Langston Hughes wrote a poem that eloquently and profoundly mused about what would happen if we deferred our dreams, stopped being creative, and allowed our imaginations to wither. Unfortunately, Americans did not heed his warnings.  Judging by the lack of

C’mon Black people

The world is an unfair, uncompromising, bitter place, filled with racist, rude, despicable people that would almost rather spit in your face then help you.  At any given time, life will hit you harder than you ever have been hit

C’mon Black people

The world is an unfair, uncompromising, bitter place, filled with racist, rude, despicable people that would almost rather spit in your face then help you.  At any given time, life will hit you harder than you ever have been hit

Newt Gingrich, White eye for the Black guy

I for one am ecstatic that there is finally a Republican front-runner with the vision, drive, and the capacity to get things done in Washington. A man with a plan and a road map he can follow to help fix

Newt Gingrich, White eye for the Black guy

I for one am ecstatic that there is finally a Republican front-runner with the vision, drive, and the capacity to get things done in Washington. A man with a plan and a road map he can follow to help fix