There is a great axiom that goes something like this; ‘politics make strange bedfellows.’ I have found this to be occasionally true in my intellectual life. However, it never fails to be unnerving when I look up, survey my surroundings, and glean who my often unorthodox views match.
During my nearly two decades of working as an African-American Studies Professor, I have learned myriad lessons regarding the educational process and its impact upon the minds, imagination, aspirations, and psyche of Black people
One of the most important things that any of us are forced to answer is the question of who am I? It is a question that reflects so much about each of us from our historical background, ancestry, heritage, upbringing, socialization, and where we project ourselves in the future.
For those who have watched the National Basketball Association over the past four decades they can attest that the league has grown by leaps and bounds. Although many take it for granted that the NBA has always been on solid ground as a major sport, that is simply not true.
White Power Americans have all but said “No” to Hispanic immigrants and the backlash continues to grow as some towns have passed local pseudo legislation prohibiting refugees to enter and others blocking buses on highways and entryways into towns with bodies and weapons.