If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything; we’ve heard that a million times before. And when you decide to take a stand – true warriors realize that you have to lay it all out on the line—the guts, the glory, the fame and yes, the FORTUNE! The way to maintain Black power is to sometimes turn your back on the “almighty “dollar-dollar- bill y’all,” and it is long overdue that Black athletes today start to get on the bandwagon for justice started by Black athletes decades ago.
From his hospital bed, a now paralyzed Jacob Blake Jr., who was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer, delivered a powerful message about the shooting.
Our shining prince, John Lewis, channeled a message to all peace and freedom loving citizens of America. I believed in “good trouble” after my superhero mentor Dr. Martin Luther King reinforced my core belief that life’s most pressing question was ‘what are we doing to help others?’
The Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District's school board heard 51 speakers in a contentious meeting in which the vote to keep the name Robert E. Lee on the high school was almost tabled entirely by the president of the board, Jessica Woods, in favor of creating a committee to “investigate the possible renaming of current educational and auxiliary campuses.”
The Houston Independent School District Board of Education unanimously approved 9-0 by consent agenda, a resolution concerning virtual instruction that provides flexibility for the district, if needed.
Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins is speaking out about a lawsuit filed against his office by Attorney General Ken Paxton for sending unsolicited mail-in ballot applications to over two million Harris County registered voters.
Racially-motivated killings appear to be at an all-time high (at least for this generation), police brutality is at an all-time high (or at least we can PROVE it more now thanks to cellphone video and social media) and mistrust/distrust of our elected and appointed leaders is at an all-time high as civil unrest and unlawfulness continues to spread across America.
President Donald Trump is instilling fear through violence because he desires that Americans fear each other, rather than fear his demonic Presidential leadership mentality: they-versus-you. Trump’s Christian Right Evangelical base has not taught him this profound spiritual moral truth that: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”
A black man shot seven times in the back by police in front of his children. Three police officers placed on administrative leave. Two protesters killed and a white man accused in the killings arrested peacefully by white officers.
What is democracy? The dictionary describes it as a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. But what does that really mean?