Month: March 2012

Black Rage

By Jueseppi B.           First allow me to start out with some comedy…….         Now lets get serious…………..     Black Rage: Black people living in a racist, white supremacist society are psychologically damaged by the effects of racist oppression. This damage […]

A Conversation On Race

By Jueseppi B.             With the slaughter of Trayvon Martin this past month, and with the constant ugliness of racial tensions that are so prevalent in American society, one with intelligence would think a national conversation on race would be in order. Instead, […]

Originally posted on creative noshing:
When I lived in the Midwest, I was introduced to a new food item, rhubarb. Rhubarb did not grow in the southern part of the United States, but as I was growing into a new part of my life, so must my palate.…

It’s a name in which many white folks roll their eyes, Al Sharpton.  He is put into many categories and stereotyped as a troublemaker, an instigator, an antagonist and just plain in-your-face, angry would be another one. I see Al Sharpton through different eyes, and I’m white.  I…

Richmond Heights, MO Anna Brown was just beginning to make progress.  Several months back, her children were taken away from her because her home was disheveled, and she needed medical treatment for depression. Her children were taken to stay with her mother and in the interum, Anna sought…

So now what?  Although we will never know exactly what happened the night of February 26th, 2012 to Trayvon Martin, we must rely on common sense and statements made from George Zimmerman. Yet, I get the impression that Zimmerman isn’t going to speak the truth, he comes across…

Originally posted on DoubleyooTeeEff:
In an article by Andrew Burmon on the Huffington Post site, a plea is made for travelers to think about avoiding Florida as a vacation destination. The author argues that the “Stand Your Ground” law, which has been scrutinized and criticized in the aftermath…