Dear Maxwell: My heart hurts. It aches with the agony of knowing that no matter how much I try, your life could end needlessly just based on the color of your skin. The complexion of your skin in this day and time labels you as a threat. It places an unwarranted target on your back… Continue reading A letter to my son…
I am pissed. Insulted. Exasperated. Horrified. Totally outdone. The audacity of Dr. Ben Carson to either be used or allowed himself and black people to be made a mockery of during this presidential campaign by making a trifling, low budget rap ad is a new low, even for him. I just can’t comprehend through all… Continue reading Ben Carson + Rap Ad = ZERO
While I lean mostly liberal in my political views, this time around I am expecting the presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle to speak specifically to the needs of the African American community. I want them to touch on more than police brutality and the criminal justice system. Those are very important issues… Continue reading The Presidential Debates: Void on African American Issues
Dear Fibbing Fiorina: Girl, just stop. Please stop lying. Your credibility is going down the drain fast. Yes, I know there are right wing nut bags that will grab hold of your lies about Planned Parenthood harvesting live fetuses for their intact organs, but you really don’t have to lie about seeing a non-existent video… Continue reading An Open Letter to Carly Fiorina, or as I call her Fibbing Fiorina!
I’ve taken a couple of days to reflect on and digest the #GOPDebate. In my reflection, as I weeded through the comedy of Trump and some of the other cast of characters on that stage, one person proved to be one to watch, Gov. John Kasich. While presidential candidate Carly Fiorina had a good showing… Continue reading Don’t Sleep on Gov. John Kasich!
Maybe I’ve missed it, but have any of the 2016 Presidential hopefuls begin to articulate how they will address black issues? Have they begin to answer any of the following questions: What are you going to do about the police officers who murder unarmed black men, women, boys and girls? What are you going to… Continue reading 2016 Presidential Hopefuls and Their Silence on Black Issues