Flash back to Lauryn Hill’s call for true Hip Hop

I love this song, and obviously Lauryn Hill is one of Hip Hip’s finest artists.  I love the line “”music is supposed to inspire, so how come we ain’t gettin no higher”.  There have always been mainly two main streams of hip hop… why are the stereotypical performers the most popular, and what effect isContinue reading “Flash back to Lauryn Hill’s call for true Hip Hop”

The Latest Victim of Racial Profiling… Well Respected Professor of Harvard University, Henry Louis Gates

Yes it is true one of the premier and most well known black intellectuals in our country was arrested while trying to get into his own home… Had to share the story here… I am looking forward to hearing him speak this upcoming February at Messiah College. Unfortunately, Cambridge has gained a terrible reputation inContinue reading “The Latest Victim of Racial Profiling… Well Respected Professor of Harvard University, Henry Louis Gates”

Racism at the Pool…

I wasn’t going to write about the racist pool incident that I heard about recently, but then I ran into this article and it was right on point, so I wanted to pass it on. Click here to read it… let me know what you think! Here is a video as well… talking about whatContinue reading “Racism at the Pool…”

Michael Eric Dyson on President Obama

Watch this edgy and controversial video of Michael Eric Dyson commenting on the first 100 days of the President! What do you think about Dyson’s thoughts on President Obama? Is he right?  Freestyle with me, has the black community given President Obama a free pass without any critique or accountability?

Color Blind or Color Conscious?

Many times people talk as though being color blind is the goal that we should all be attaining. I guess the first question is whether or not being color blind is even actually possible. Secondly, is being color blind really the goal that we should be pursuing? Tim Wise in the video talks about anotherContinue reading “Color Blind or Color Conscious?”

Why 2 black men?

It’s the same old story, nothing new. White woman (Bonnie Sweeten) and her daughter (Julia) head south from Bucks County PA to Florida. Of course not before Bonnie claims that two black men abducted her and her daughter throwing her in the back of the trunk. Aside the fact that we already know that sheContinue reading “Why 2 black men?”