Barbershop Books

Reading being fundamental is an understatement, in my opinion. It’s literally the foundation for every form of education. In my community, it’s not being promoted as much as I would like it to be. But some organizations are working diligently to change that narrative. There’s one in particular that’s kept my attention. Barbershop Books Barbershop…

Deeper Reasons Behind Haiti’s Protest

The protest happening in Haiti has made international news all year. My initial observation was that fuel and food shortages, the economic crises, and the demand for President Jovenel Moise’s resignation were the root causes of civilian anger. But further research has unpacked a few more things. The following information comes from Aljazeera.com, by way…

Solution…

Us: How do we organize? Ancestors: Start Here… Until Next Time…

Rwandan President Addresses Food Shortages in Africa

Greetings Everyone, Ever since I saw the clip of Rwandan President Paul Kagame calling out African leadership, I’ve been a supporter. And I’ve come across some recent news of his that I had to share. The following information comes from the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. President Kagame is urging African leaders to tackle the food shortage…

Black Men: Heal Your Wounds, Train, and Raise Your Sons To Be Winners

Brothers, It’s time for us to take our spot back. We’ve been beaten down, our communities have suffered, and our reputation has been tarnished long enough. Currently, there’s an energy in the air (most likely our ancestors) that’s leading us in the right direction. But to get there, there are some things that we need…

The ADOS Movement vs. Pan-Africanism

For the past few weeks, I’ve witnessed a kerfuffle take place throughout the black sectors of social media. ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) versus Pan-Africanists. With the 2020 election coming up, Black America is applying pressure to both the Democratic and Republican Party for tangible benefits. But dissension based around lineage, citizenship, and nationality have…

New Era Detroit

Greetings Everyone, When it comes to community outreach, I’ve noticed that the most effective programs are the ones anchored from those same communities. Those sponsored and funded by elite corporations who just want to make money tend to get the most recognition, but they very seldom make a lasting impact. Which isn’t surprising, considering the…

Words From The Wise: Shahrazad Ali

Greetings Folks, I just finished reading a very informative book by Shahrazad Ali, entitled The Blackman’s Guide to Understanding the Blackwoman, and I had to share my thoughts. Knowledge and wisdom is not always measured by book learning. The life experience and raising of consciousness is much more important to the Blackman because he is…

Body By “O” Tactical

Greetings Folks, With the current climate here in the United States being as hostile as it is, I think it’s safe to say that self-defense training is a must; not only with hand-to-hand combat but with tactical. Many may be apprehensive about using firearms, but I believe that with the right knowledge and guidance anyone…

Words From The Wise: Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad

“I speak the truth. I speak to the pain and hurt of the masses of Black people. I speak that which many of them wish they could say, that’s why they cheer and applaud. And I speak that also which many of them only whisper behind closed doors.” – Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad   When…