Posts Tagged ‘black community’

August 30th, 2016 - 12:45 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Why, What, How, Where, When?

Why have me read, Ellison, Baldwin, Parks, and Wright as a kid, if at the end of the day, I was supposed to simply accept the cards I was dealt. What was the point of learning and studying about Malcolm, Toure, Seale and Huey, if all we are going to do in response to police […][...]

July 27th, 2015 - 3:45 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

We know Black Lives Matters, now what are we going to do about the fact that America does not care?

Black people continue to argue that Black Lives Matter. The fact that we have to argue, should let us know that they do not give a f@$k about us. We should devote our time and energy on debating within our own community. What is the solution? It is clear that the black community is awake […][...]

July 27th, 2015 - 10:57 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Black people, do Black Lives Matter?

Where is the Black Proganda movement? How do we expect America to think Black Lives Matter when we are doing very little to establish that fact nowadays? Our movies, filmmakers actors/actresses have to reflect that fact, and right now they do not. The black community had Mario Van Peebles, Spike Le[...]

April 29th, 2015 - 11:55 am § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

The song that never ends

An African American man is murdered by the police.  African Americans get upset, and wait for justice to be served.  This is despite the fact that we know that the police will most likely be acquitted of any wrong doing. Next, local African Americans will hold rallies, marches, and eventually th[...]

April 24th, 2015 - 1:07 pm § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Actions speak louder than skin color

What is the significance of a black person becoming the top law enforcement official if they do nothing different than their white predecessors? Loretta Lynch, a black woman, is set to become the new US Attorney General.  Some black people that I have talked to about her, seem to be excited.  Not[...]

March 13th, 2015 - 10:12 am § in America, The Ave Scene

African American males have to broaden our Cultural Spectrum

One of the main obstacles in the way of employment for African American males is the public school system and the urban street culture mentality that a poor education system perpetuates.  Poor public education does not prepare kids intellectually which makes it very tough to gain access to higher e[...]

March 3rd, 2015 - 2:07 pm § in America

Black Billionaire

Some of my friends are excited that Michael Jordan is now a member of the Forbes Billionaire list. They feel like MJ’s arrival on the Billionaire list is a huge accomplishment for black peo[...]

October 17th, 2014 - 12:35 pm § in America, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Class and Leadership in the Black Community

Alright before I begin, It has to be understood that black people are different.  These are my thoughts, based on my life and understanding of the Black Experience. This is hypothetically speaking. At no point during our history here in America, nor before while in Africa have all black people been[...]

December 4th, 2013 - 10:05 am § in Hypocrisy, Misc., Politics, The Ave Scene

Dont call me nigga

The word nigger or nigga as African Americans say has many different meanings.  At one point the word nigger was used by whites in order to define, limit, and ridicule blacks. The word is still used today, unlike back in the 1800’s up to the 1960’s, the majority of people using the word are[...]

October 7th, 2013 - 3:58 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Can African Americans Become Just (White) Folks

Study: Black students at white colleges fear losing cultural identity[...]