Monthly Archives: March 2015

Indiana Adoptees Fight for Access to Birth Records

“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage- to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, … Continue reading

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Starbucks, Income Disparity and People of Color

We need to wake up here in America and demand better accountability, better understanding and just better treatment of all workers. Labor has value. Stop saying that a person who works has “no desirable skills.” Once we stop valuing our workers, we have lost the race. We have all become slaves. Continue reading

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I’d Rather Die On My Feet Than Live On My Knees

I simply cannot live on my knees.

Yes, most revolutionaries usually do end up dead from an untimely death. I don’t fancy myself to be that influential to be in that category, but I can stand up in my own little way in my own little life. And I hope that my life and my strength brings inspiration to others who are fighting injustice as well.

This is for all my warriors out there. Stand proud and stand tall.

And never, ever live on your knees
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Practical Ways to Promote a Healthy Racial Identity – College Addition

We send our kids out to college with a promise of a better life if they go.

Are we upholding our end of the bargain? Continue reading

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Really?!!! Here we go again…

Again, these young men… college students… UNIVERSITY students…. our future leaders… when do we start demanding that they do better? When do we start demanding that they ARE better? Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift

My destiny has found me They walk with me everyday The sweet breath On my cheek The tender touch Caresses my soul The sweetness I know Works like magic over me Takes away all the sadness Makes the past disappear … Continue reading

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A Bus Load of Hate

Originally posted on Snarky in the Suburbs:
Yes, just like you I am sicken by the racist chants made by SAE fraternity members at OU. To see those asses on a party bus doing a sing-song cheer about lynching makes…

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SAE represents the ideal for White People

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White America and Chickens Coming Home to Roost

This is what I say to Racist White People:: Take off the damn robes. Stop hiding and OWN YOUR SHIT!

You wanna hate us, fine. Hate us. But live with the consequences of hating us. Live with the ramifications of your actions and beliefs.

Isn’t that what you preach over and over and over again?

Personal responsibility.

Own it. Embrace it. Make it your friend.

So to the people who think just like those boys at SAE. and to all their apologist offering fake apologies or justifications: Stop it! Own up to the fact that you ARE a racist. Continue reading

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Oklahoma, Damn!!????

Originally posted on Afroculinaria:
If the word integration means anything, this is what it means: that we, with love, shall force our brothers to see themselves as they are, to cease fleeing from reality and begin to change it. James Baldwin, The…

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