Category: Social Issues

Taking Back Armistice Day

Armistice Day, 11/11/1918 at 11 am, began a commitment to peace by the brave men who fought during World War One. The men who fought and its citizens did not want to bury the pain and suffering of war. Instead, they wanted to use tragic memories to remind them why war should be avoided and... Read more »

They'll Both Eat You

“The white conservatives aren’t friends of the Negro either, but they at least don’t try to hide it. They are like wolves; they show their teeth in a snarl that keeps the Negro always aware of where he stands with them. But the white liberals are foxes, who also show their teeth to the Negro... Read more »

Police Violence, Injustice, And The American Nightmare

  The images of violent out of control police officers have provided the necessary evidence to prove not only endless police criminality but also resembles the violence of an occupying force. The never-ending police violence that administers death as a default mode, and murdered Black bodies are treated as spectacle. Yet, not only does the... Read more »
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There is One Effective Way to Support Colin Kaepernick

There is usually nothing that will cause an uptick in the public discourse than an athlete taking a political or moral stance. The latest controversy concerns NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the national anthem. He has either sat or took a knee, beginning in the 2016 preseason, in protest for the continued oppression... Read more »