I like President Obama. I really do. I think Michelle is the best First Lady I will ever see in my lifetime and that Sasha and Malia are so blessed to have two great parents in their lives. They are truly the best first family I’ve seen in my life. Nonetheless, my relationship with President […]Read more "The Death of My Teenage Naïveté"
A black person commented on an article that black people who ask “what has President Obama done for the black community?” are upset that they didn’t get any handouts like caddies. Incorrect, justice and equality go a lot further than a caddy like you suggest. (This is probably a black person that considers them self […]Read more "Why are Black People So Afraid to Demand More from President Obama?"
President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union speech last night and it was a great demonstration of his oratory skills that made many get swept up by his charm during his 2008 campaign. The speech started off very strong and hard driving home Obama’s accomplishments with healthcare reform and lowering the unemployment […]Read more "The State of the Black Union Remains Stagnant"
So I know I am a day late with this post but the Schomburg archives ate me yesterday so yea but I am here now to talk about this truly extraordinary movie! Selma was all I expected and more. Director Ava DuVernay and the exceptional cast truly brought a humanity to the people during a crucial moment […]Read more "Selma"
So by now everyone should have heard the news that US and Cuba are moving towards normalizing relations after 54 years which came after the release of the three remaining Cuban 5 members from the US and Alan Gross from Cuba. President Obama’s announcement was immediately met with that standard mixed reaction with many Republicans […]Read more "Can I Get a Cuba Libre No Ice Please?"
This is a collection of articles from the weekend up until this morning. Ferguson is still the main focus in these articles but I have also included other issues of racial injustices occurring. Ferguson What White People Need to Know, and do, After Ferguson, Sally Kohn, The Washington Post Status Update: Dear White People, it’s OK to talk […]Read more "Article Reader 12/3/14"
This is a compilation of the articles that i found interesting from yesterday up until this morning. Please share and subscribe so you get new content as soon as it is available. In Ferguson, Where Next?, Michael Gerson, The Washington Post Barack Obama, Fergsuon, and the Evidence of Things Unsaid, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic ‘They’re Murdering Our […]Read more "Daily Article Reader 11/28/14"