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…

French Colonial Rule In West Africa

Greetings All, I’ve been trying to stay abreast with international news, specifically with Africans, and came across some information that led to further research. According to BBC News, there have been a few protests throughout Paris, France regarding immigration. The demonstrators behind this are called “The Black Vests.” The Black Vests The “Black Vests” migrant…

A Message From Malcolm…

When it comes to debating, no one, in my opinion, could argue a point and maintain their disposition as eloquently as Malcolm X. His intellect far exceeded many during his time, and his scholarship should be revered just as much as his activism. I want to share an interview that took place on October 11,…

Online Salute

Greetings Folks, For the past decade, I’ve noticed that Black Politics has been a hot-button topic in my community. I don’t know if it’s due to Barack Obama’s presidency or the rise of Black consciousness, but organizing and gaining a political education has become paramount to our progression. There are a few independent media outlets…

Local Spotlight

Greetings Good People, Since election season is in full force, I wanted to continue spotlighting politicians who are making a difference throughout the country. There have been a lot of first-time success stories this year, and the one that has caught my attention the most took place in Massachusetts. Meet Ayanna Pressley. Ayanna Pressley is the…

Local Spotlight

Greetings All, In a previous post, I advised that I would start paying more attention to local politics; namely in my area but also around the country. So I wanted to spotlight a local politician in the state of Florida who’s running for Governor. Meet Andrew Gillum. Andrew Gillum is running for Governor to rebuild…

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…

Holistic Therapy

Greetings All, I was reading up on the latest hot topic regarding upcoming budget cuts towards government assistance programs, and it had me thinking about a few things. According to The Washington Post, President Trump’s budget proposal, which follows the Republican Healthcare Bill, is set to cut more than $800 billion over the next 10 years…