The Real Thanksgiving

Like others, growing up, I always looked forward to the holidays. Thanksgiving was always a joy and Christmas was the greenest grass of them all. Holidays are supposed to serve as a time of love and family unity all in commemoration to what we have been told for years. I remember going to school for the first time and learning  about Thanksgiving. I remember a portrait painted in my head of the pilgrims discovering the […]

5 Reasons why the Black Community needs to reconnect with Courting.

“Courting”. It is a word that you do not hear today. In fact, most of us either do not know the word and if we are only familiar with the term, it is because of our elders. As time progressed, we have transitioned from “courting” to “Netflix n chill” , “cut some”, and “Chillin at the house”.  Are the days of dating with a righteous purpose over? Is everybody just horny beasts that only want to […]

The Sioux vs. The Dakota Access Pipeline

Why isn’t the situation with The Sioux and the Dakota Access Pipeline getting adequate media attention? America keeps plummeting to new lows right when some thought that wasn’t possible. I can’t help but wonder… What do we as humans really care about? Is it taking a stand for real or appearing to take a stand?  Why is it that people are slow to talk about the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy, still? Naturally, I would expect for the […]