State Trooper Buys 9-year-old Steph Curry’s

There’s a positive news story coming out of Wilmington, Delaware, that caught my attention. An Instagram video showcasing the bond between State Trooper Joshua Morris and 9-year-old Ra’kir Allen went viral. 6abc Action News states that Morris, who recently joined the Delaware State Police Department, was drawn to Allen’s spirit after he challenged him to…

My Daddy Taught Me That

Greetings All, I came across an amazing organization this morning that I had to spotlight on this blog. My Daddy Taught Me That Based in Asheville, NC, My Daddy Taught Me That is a non-profit organization that provides mentorship programs for middle and high school Black boys. Founded by Keynon Lake, a former social worker,…

Kevin Samuels is NOT the Enemy

I tend to ignore the sensationalized content that floats around the internet, which is why my opinion on Kevin Samuels has been minimal. But after watching a number of his YouTube videos, I now understand why he’s getting so much attention. He speaks the truth. Kevin Samuels, who some are referring to as “Uncle Kev,”…

Cultural Irresponsibility: Lying to Black Boys

If the year 2020 has taught me anything, it’s taught me about self-reflection; our days are numbered, our time is valuable, and fulfilling our purpose is dependent upon us. Since it’s coming to a close, I wanted to share a reflection regarding my community and our culture that’s bothered me for the longest. And that’s…

The We Charge Colonialism Justice Bank

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I highlighted We Charge Colonialism, an organization that’s fighting for the rights of self-determination for African American communities. Well, I came across an update regarding their Justice Bank and had to share it with you all. The Justice Bank for We Charge Colonialism is a mutual aid fund that…

The Freedom Georgia Initiative

If you’ve been following this blog, then you’re aware of the African-centered communities being built in Ghana. There are also quite a few conversations being had about rebuilding Black Wall Street here in the United States, and I happened to come across an organization that’s invested in making this a reality. The Freedom Georgia Initiative…

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…

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…

Self-Assessment

I’ll ask the question again: Will combating intraracial violence ever become a serious movement, or are we going to continue to deflect? Rest In Peace, Sincere Gaston Until Next Time…

HBCUs Are Bridging the Gap Between Africa and the Diaspora

With the success of the Year of Return and the open discussions on Pan-Africanism, a part of me wondered when Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) would come into the picture. If you’ve been following this blog, then you know how important it is for global Africa to receive an African-Centered education. Homeschooling programs are…

3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony

Greetings All, I had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony and wanted to give an overview. As stated before, Black Fathers Rock is an organization that seeks to change the narrative and dispel the notion that Black fathers are absent. The award ceremony recognizes those fathers who are doing…