Self-Assessment 2

I’m going to keep asking this question: Will combating intraracial violence ever become a serious movement, or are we going to continue to deflect? Rest In Peace, CJ Johnson and Mykala Bell Until Next Time…

Rebuild

Us: How do we rebuild the community? Ancestors: Start Here… Until Next Time…

Ghana Evacuates Domestic Workers in Lebanon

I’ve already highlighted the abuse many African domestic workers experience in the Middle East, so I was excited to come across a news article addressing their evacuation. The following information is from Ghana Web. 200 Ghanaian domestic workers have been evacuated from Lebanon and sent to Accra, Ghana. Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…

Play Your Position

“Revolutionaries are not necessarily born poor or in the ghetto. There is a role for every person in revolution if he is a revolutionary. You don’t have to throw a Molotov cocktail to be a revolutionary.” – Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin formerly known as H. Rap Brown   In recent years, Black Empowerment has not only…

Gambia To Repeal Skin Bleaching Law?

There’s some disturbing news coming out of Gambia that I had to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Gambian Members of Parliament (MPs) are debating the repeal of a skin bleaching law passed by former President Yahja Jammeh. Passed in 1996, this law banned the import of skin lightening products and imposed a…

Reactionaries vs. Revolutionaries

“Black Love is a revolutionary act.”   That quote has been used by African-centered scholars like Dr. Frances Cress Welsing and Dr. Amos Wilson for sometime, but I didn’t grasp the true meaning of it until I started looking at the plight of African people through a political lens. Many of our discussions surrounding Black…

Zula Essentials

Greetings Everyone, I was introduced to a wellness brand for women that I had to spotlight. Zula Essentials Zula Essentials is a wellness brand that helps women live a more harmonious lifestyle. Using hemp-based CBD (cannabidiol), Zula Essential’s oil and gummies can help with anxiety and inflammatory issues. Carla Joseph, founder and certified nurse practitioner,…

#WCW

It’s Wednesday, and what better way to kick off the day than with a beautiful woman. Today’s WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday) goes to Tracey Cherelle Jones. Tracey Cherelle Jones is an actress, writer, designer, and TV personality who’s best known for her role in Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice…

Eyes of the Rainbow

“Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.” – Assata Shakur   Initially, I didn’t want to highlight the revolutionary that is Assata Shakur until I read her autobiography. But after coming across the following documentary, I couldn’t…

Hero Saves Elderly Woman in Burning Building

“You don’t think about scaredness when you, when you realize that it’s somebody, but then I don’t even know her. You know, but I know this is somebody’s family. You don’t think about being scared or anything when it’s, when you know you can do something about it.”   That quote was from Quinn Parrish…

Teammates

A group of individuals who are interdependent with respect to information, resources, knowledge, and skills and who seek to combine their efforts to achieve a common goal. Until Next Time…