Tag: Slavery

“12 Years A Slave”, answers questions that are never asked anymore!

I have never attended a movie where there were people in the audience openly crying. Those people weeping included my son and me. In one of the best portrayals of what it was really like to be a slave I can only beg you and yours to go and see this movie now. This is... Read more »

I guess racism really does start at the dinner table. Paula Dean you had us at hello!

I really wanted to do a music column this week because there was a lot in music to talk about. Yezus dropped. (We will address next week) North West really dropped congrats to Kanye and Kim. FYI, I would have named her Wild, Wild, West or How the West… Jay-Z went all Samsung on a... Read more »

Mississippi abolishes slavery. Good news. Bad news it happened 11 days ago.

As I was watching television during BLACK HISTORY MONTH, let me restate that BLACK HISTORY MONTH, I was shocked to find out that the state of Mississippi finally abolished slavery on Feb 7, 2013. Until February 7 the state of Mississippi had never submitted the required documentation to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment, meaning it never... Read more »

From the Middle Passage and Slavery to the Martin Luther King Holiday to President Obama's Inauguration

Everyday there are those that preach children don’t learn anything from the television or radio. We even had a presidential candidate state that if he were to win the presidency he would fire Big Bird and cancel public television. I can honestly state that the mediums had the greatest impact on my education. We all knew... Read more »

Django Unchained is a great movie that will change you as an African American Man. It is a must see for all.

I love Spike Lee to death. That being said Django Unchained is a great movie that all should see. It gives us a life like African American Superhero during Slavery. Maybe Quentin Tarantino and Spike Lee are friends and Quentin hired Spike to create a buzz about Django Unchained. Or maybe, just maybe, Spike Lee... Read more »