Bronx Zoo “Apologizes” For Keeping African Man in a Cage

Empty apologies are being handed out left and right nowadays, especially those that pertain to race relations. The following information comes from the Atlanta Black Star. A zoo in The Bronx, New York, The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has apologized for keeping an African man in a “monkey house.” Ota Benga, a member of the Mbuti…

White-Owned Chinese Restaurant Forced to Close

I came across some news that got my attention and had to share it with you all. The following comes from NBC News. New York City’s Lucky Lee, a white-owned Chinese restaurant, was shut down last Friday. The establishment was opened by nutritionist Arielle Haspel, who described their cuisine as “clean Chinese food.” Being accused…

Color Blind or Blind To Reality?

Initially, I wasn’t going to address the topic of interracial relationships. But after seeing my community’s response to Dr. Umar Johnson’s Roland Martin interview, I would be doing a disservice if I didn’t finally get some things off my chest. Before I delve into my personal views on this topic, let’s go back in history…