by James DeShay I never know how to leave well enough alone. I asked a question and a number of you gave me an answer. Now I have to give my two cents. With that said let me give you some needed information. I love me some me; who I am I? I am a proud Black Man; born and raised in the United States of America.
by Urban Community Research There is an old saying that many people have heard from their parents, grandparents or other elders in the Black community for many generations …"PULL YOURSELF UP BY YOUR BOOT·STRAPS". This phrase was usually spoken when providing constructive criticism or strong words of advice (also referred to as tough love), to someone who had fallen on hard times, going through difficult circumstances of some kind, either physically, emotionally or financially.
by Eddie Cole It is with heartfelt empathy that I write this. Over the years, we as a community have always stood together in tragedy and various hard times. Due to the recent turn of events, I am saddened to hear of the passing of the Winifred Mount, First Lady of the Historic Town of Eatonville, Florida, America's first black Incorporated town.
by James DeShay As horrific as that chant might sound, it is the heart felt belief of a large segment of White Americans. Just because it is 2015 and we have elected an African American twice, does not change the attitude of those in White America that hate African Americans. It is the same individual who doesn't feel an empathy for the families and friends that lost a family member to police violence.
By Roger Caldwell There is a fight brewing in Florida and many people argue that guns should be allowed on college campuses. To begin with, this is an absurd notion because many students are too young to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon. But common sense does not prevail when conservatives and Republicans start talking about their guns.