Why Talladega College will regret marching in Trump’s inaugural parade.

9 Jan

Talladega College has decided to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. There may be some short term benefit that their administration believes they will get from this but there will be longer lasting repercussions.

What President Obama meant to me as a black man.

9 Jan

Many including myself will miss President Obama when he is gone from the presidency. As a young black man who believed he was doing well and giving back to his community hear how I was inspired to do even more by President Obama.

The hypocrisy of the black church when it comes to homosexuality

9 Jan

Kim Burrell’s recent homophobic rant further exposed the hypocrisy of the black church when it comes to homosexuality. It’s time to call the church on it.

Black people: We have to stop the killing in our communities

9 Jan

There are many outside factors that contribute to poverty and despair in lower income black neighborhoods but regardless of those factors we don’t have to kill each other. Stopping the violence starts with us!

Black people, if black lives matter then we have to stop ducking jury duty.

8 Dec

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If we are really tired of police officers always being acquitted by juries after killing unarmed black men then we as black people have to stop ducking jury duty and serve on these juries. Listen to more here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/12/black-people-if-black-lives-matter-then.html

More minorities buying guns following Donald Trump’s election

26 Nov

 

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More minorities have armed themselves in the weeks following the election, shopping for guns and attending weapons classes in record numbers, gun sellers and advocates said. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/more-minorities-buying-guns-following.html

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov

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Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/two-black-women-embrace-their-chance-to.html