Black Panther

I’m Tired.

Hello World! To whom it may concern: I am tired of inaction. I am tired of hashtags. I am tired of one-sided freedom. I am plain ole tired of living in fear that I will intimately know the next brother or sister who is unjustly murdered and forgotten in this land of freedom. I am putting […]

Re-Nigging on the Promises: #Justice4Trayvon

Originally posted on The Crunk Feminist Collective:
Another Black kid is dead. This time it’s 17 year old Trayvon Martin. His life snuffed out at the hands of an overzealous, trigger happy white neighborhood watch commander named George Zimmerman, who thought Trayvon looked “suspicious” as he walked back to his father’s home in a suburban…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Naked Truth

Hello World! I received a call yesterday from my niece; she asked about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Her questions were simple enough, like where is he buried, is his body standing up by water, was his death a conspiracy by the government, was Ray really framed to take the fall? In that moment I […]

Taking a Stand Because Someone Stood for Me

Hello World! When ordinary people wake up, elites begin to tremble in their boots. ~Cornel West A strong number of The University of Alabama’s students and faculty came together on Wednesday in protest of the many racial incidents which have been occurring on campus in recent months and years. I participated in this march for […]

Where is the Humanity?

Hello World! This post is full of questions. In a few hours the American Judicial System will kill another Black man, murder another defenseless Black body. Troy Anthony Davis, 42, is accused of beating a homeless man and murdering an off-duty police officer. Davis has stated that his only crime was being a curious bystander; […]

Pay What You Owe! pt. 1

Hello World! Imagine: You are alive but not completely free. You can walk the streets but not without undue harassment; you can ride public transportation, but always forced to sit or stand in the very back. Your children are forced to attend schools invested with rats and roaches, and limited resources such as no books […]