It's Martin Luther King Day. Cities around the nation will have annual parades and celebratory gestures in honor of the man, who had a specific dream. However, this M.L.K day feels quite different from the previous ones. Here's why, President Obama, our first black president gave a farewell speech last Tuesday. It was a … Continue reading The Bittersweet Dream of Dr. King
I know I'm not alone when I say, the results of the election took me by surprise. I believe it took Trump supporters by surprise as well. My emotions are in disarray attempting to fathom how this…. man has countless supporters. Even more, many I call friends. For my own sanity, I’ve derived at the … Continue reading Maybe We Should Thank Trump…
Dear Someone, who cried out when Kaepernick didn't stand for the anthem but remain mute about the 13 black people unjustly killed by police since his protest Dear No one, who believe that an armed trained individual has a right to fear for their life, but a black unarmed man, who has his hands up and … Continue reading Dear Someone, Dear No one
It’s Black History Month and I wanted to dedicate posts to black people of the past, who made a difference in American lives: Frederick Douglass, Daniel Hale Williams, Dorothy Dandridge, Sojourner Truth, etc. However, the backlash Beyonce received for her Super Bowl performance has rubbed me in a way that I must speak on … Continue reading The Real Issue with Beyonce’s Super Bowl Performance
This is a post I wrote for Perfect-The-Days blog. Happy MLK Day!