It’s become about being neither proud nor ashamed. It’s become a matter of balance, maintaining control while never looking as though you might have lost control, losing while still keeping a straight face.
What Im saying is that the black man should not even use the white man as a barometer to compare himself to. Continue reading Black Skin, White Masks
As Iraqi and coalition forces invade Mosul, the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq, the grim details of the extremist group’s rule come to light. Continue reading Surviving the Fall of ISIS
I once thought I was strong because I could bench press 365 lbs. and felt like the Hulk after a little workout. I once thought I was strong because people looked at me and I could tell they were impressed or intimidated by my height and build. When I became a husband and father, I’ve come to realize this is a feeble and laughable strength. Continue reading The Dying Breed of Real Men
Let the negative people live their negative lives with their negative bank accounts. ~Steven Mehr Continue reading Mastering The Negativity Of Truth
With so much going on in the world right now, I feel that reposting this article foreshadowed much of what … Continue reading Dear Dad, Please Don’t Vote For Donald Trump
I AM NOT A NIGGER, or a nigga, or a nigguh. I am not your nigger or anyone else’s nigger, either. Nor do I belong to some specialized society that contains within its boundaries niggers, or niggas, or niggaz4life. No— Continue reading Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being a Nigger?
Frederick Douglass and Harriet Ross Tubman were both born into slavery around the same time on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and became two of the best-known African Americans of the Civil War era. Continue reading A Letter From Frederick Douglass to Harriet Tubman
by: Don G / @lbdStreetFashion Life appears to build upon itself. Each successive generation faces its own enemies and … Continue reading The Song of Humanity
The music is blaring, the air smells like paint fumes, the bricks are splashed in red and now here comes a cop. Continue reading Washington is fighting graffiti artists — but it loves the graffiti aesthetic