By Carl McRoy Legendary boxing champ, “Iron” Mike Tyson, recently launched a new brand of snacks. “Mike Bites” are earlobe-shaped marijuana edibles with a bite missing from the ear –a painfully obvious reference to when he bit Evander Holyfield’s ear … Continue reading Mike Bites Strange Fruit
Have you ever wondered why there’s virtually no media coverage of the economic concerns of the Black Working Class? Or the political concerns of Black Evangelicals? Where’s the focus groups and panel discussions giving vent to the concerns of Black … Continue reading LINGUISTIC REVOLUTION: the creative democratization of definitions
Otis Redding sang: “It’s been a long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gonna come.” The bursting of fall color symbolizes past times’ forward thrust toward racial equity albeit Reconstruction, the rising of Tulsa’s … Continue reading Colors: I Know A Change Is Gonna Come.
Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of Negro History Week, wrote a masterpiece that is amazingly relevant today, The Miseducation of the Negro. The main thread running through the book is that much of our formal educational system often miseducates us … Continue reading The 3-Fold Miseducation of the Census
For those who may not know, before we had the first mixed race President of the United States (a fact that can and should be argued), the first Black congresswoman or astronaut, we had the Three Fifths Compromise. Often misinterpreted … Continue reading Three-Fifths of a Person. 100% of the Burden