I am not done with humanity! I believe that we are better than what many have been displaying for the last several years. Our country is one that is divided based on a variety of issues to include the value … Continue reading Power to the People
It’s amazing to think that people who are a part of the Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) community would say disparaging comments about others in the same community. Based on leaked recordings, we know that negative comments made by … Continue reading We are Stronger Together
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “if you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:31-32)! In American society, we … Continue reading The Truth will set Us Free!
Besides our indigenous population, we are a nation of immigrants; some were forced others came voluntarily looking for better opportunities. When the pilgrims fled England due to religious persecution, they arrived in what is now known as the Americas. There … Continue reading The Games That European Americans Play
Initially, African American women were part of the Suffrage Movement. When African American men gained the right to vote before European American women, it created a divide that was rather apparent. The 15th Amendment granted African American men the right … Continue reading Black Votes Matter!
Do Black Lives Matter in America? If they truly mattered, would we continue to see the disparities that we do such as the infant mortality rate being comparable to third world nations? African American women’s maternal death is disproportionately high … Continue reading Health Disparities and the Eye of the Storm
Upon the dismantling of slavery, the economic system that build this country financially and literately by the hands of those enslaved, Reconstruction began. With Reconstruction came some long hard-fought wins regarding African Americans earning seats in the state legislatures with … Continue reading The Urgency of Now!
“The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.”—Malcolm X I am a veteran who honorably served our Country … Continue reading America at the Crossroads of White Nationalism and Christian Nationalism
The U.S. Census tracks racial housing segregation with the “index of dissimilarity.” The index tracks segregation between two groups by viewing their distribution across neighborhoods in the same city.  Race, although a social construct, has major implications for life … Continue reading Racial Segregation—the Bridge to Nowhere