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.
Racism is not "child's play," and President Donald Trump -- no matter how juvenile he acts -- is nothing to play with, nor is this election. But before we let you go about the business of your day (some blind to what is happening right before your eyes) we must take you through a walk in time to show you how ignorance of the past dooms you to ALLOW others to SNEAK a REPEAT on you.
John Lewis was the youngest person, at age 23, to address the crowd at the March on Washington, but DID YOU KNOW his original speech was fierier than the one he used that day?
"Right now, we as Black people need to get us an agenda and we need to discuss all of these disparities that we have in the Black community; education, healthcare and clinics, employment, parks for the youth, food, housing, economic development and the list goes on and on," Georgia Provost said.
The body has been buried, the movement is far from over and a song written by a local worship leader is sure to live on for ages, signifying the birth of a new generation of fighters.
One hand, one sign, one message and a million different meanings depending on who you are or what stage of WOKE you're in, but SIGNS we silently "throw up" give a glimpse into the windows of our souls. So, are you paying attention?
As we 'kneel for justice,' for those who can no longer stand, we think of the names attached to the hashtags and we ask ourselves, "when will it end?"
May 17, 1967 was a day Federal Judge Kenneth Hoyt will never forget. What started as a protest, ended with the death of a Houston police officer and hundreds of Texas Southern University students in jail.
Did the little sister just accuse the ancestors of being cowards and wimps, fading and withering before oppression? Did she know about how our ancestors fought back during the red summer of 1919? Did she know that our ancestors jumped overboard from the slave ships into the jaws of sharks? Did she know that that between 1865 and 1910 that there were 3500 recorded lynching’s of black people in the US?
We'd love to tell you "Happy" Father's Day, but in today's day and age, we feel the need to just say "Congratulations, you've made it another year." In the words of Charles S. Dutton in the movie Menace 2 Society, "the HUNT is on."