Words From The Wise: Dr. Llaila Afrika

“When a disease goes so far and we just can’t figure out what’s going on, a nice category to throw it in is called cancer. And the treatment for that has never been proven successful in any situation. If radiation, chemotherapy was successful then a healthy person can take it to be more healthy. If…

Black Panther

Greetings Everyone, I finally had a chance to see the most talked about film of the new year, Black Panther, and had to write a review. Check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya,…

Local Spotlight

Greetings All, I came across a story today, by way of WDAM, and I had to share it with you guys. Meet Ozell White. White is a 5th generation farmer from Prentiss, Mississippi, who grows vegetables, watermelons, and raises cattle—the main crop being watermelons. He won a Small Farmer of The Year Award in 2014…

African Combat

“The warrior fights with courage not with anger.” – Ashanti Proverb   The current popularity of combat sports like MMA and boxing here in the United States recently led me to start questioning other forms of martial arts throughout the globe. And upon doing some research, all of my findings kept sending me back to…

S.T.E.P

Greetings Good People, A few weeks back I finished reading The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and The Dilemmas of Black Manhood by Professor Tommy Curry. His book provided a detailed analysis of the disproportionate victimization of Black men throughout American history, as well as present-day. Although the information was substantial, I found myself disappointed with how…

Tax Reform

Greetings Folks, For the past few weeks I’ve been following the GOP tax bill which is set to take effect in 2018, and after further research, I have far more concerns than ever before. Here are a few points, for those who may not be aware. This will be the first significant reform in the…

The Last Lioness

Greetings All, You ever have one of those days when you’re feeling under the weather and you just want to bask in laziness? Well, that’s how I’ve been this Sunday—YouTube and Apple Cider Vinegar have been my best friends. And upon browsing, I came across a National Geographic’s documentary, entitled The Last Lioness, that I…

A Royal Union

Greetings Everyone, The trending topic of the week has been the engagement of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle. And although I couldn’t care less about this news, it did lead me to question other royal unions that take place throughout the globe. So I did a little research and found a very interesting story,…

Words From The Wise: Jay Winter Nightwolf

“When the European invader came here in the late 1490s there were 112 million of us in this Republic of the United States; it’s not a country, it’s a Republic. And in less than 500 years, through genocidal practices, through the introduction of diseases that we had no immunity to, and other evil things that…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Folks, With all of the depressing news stories out there, it’s always good to read about something uplifting. The following story comes out of Atlanta, GA, by way of CBS46 News. Jamar Austin, who you see in the featured image of this post, is a Pre-Med, Georgia State student that saved the life of an…

Single, Black, Male…and Not Looking?

Greetings All, I was YouTube browsing when I came across a clip from a 2012 documentary, entitled Qualified, Yet Single: Why Good Men Remain Single. This film is addressing the increasing number of men who are choosing to live bachelor lifestyles here in the United States, advising that for every 100 single women there are…