Category Archives: Blacks

BLOG POST: Dear Police Officers, You Don’t Need to Quit. Just Take Responsibility

All over, we’re hearing news about members of law enforcement who are deciding to quit the force. With everything taking place, some would say that they don’t blame you. As a black man who will be 41 in a couple … Continue reading

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#DearWhitePeople: Thank You For “Getting It”

These days, it is absolutely necessary for people to speak up about racism. It’s probably no secret that the ones who do it the most are people of color. Racism is uncomfortable. This is no revelation. Talking about it, experiencing … Continue reading

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#Racism: Why Being Quiet Is Far More Dangerous

  It is a little after 1 a.m. CST, and I feel compelled to write this, even if not one person reads it. It is something that needs to be said and if it has been, bears repeating. Racism is … Continue reading

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#SendHerBack: A 21-Year Veteran’s Open Letter To Those Who Want Brown People “Sent Back”

Dear Conservatives, I am a recently retired 21-year Army veteran. I am also a black man. “GO BACK TO AFRICA!” is not a new thing. People have been saying this for years. When “nigger” stopped bothering us or got so played out … Continue reading

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#NotMyAriel: Here Is Why This Further Demonstrates “White Privilege”

Actress Halle Bailey (NOT “Berry”) will be playing Ariel in Disney’s live action The Little Mermaid. As you have likely heard by now, or can see from the pic, Bailey is black. For those of you familiar with The Little Mermaid, that CARTOON … Continue reading

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#KavanaughHearings: White Male Privilege Strikes Again

Yep…here we go again. No, I’m not talking about “here we go again” as far as a black man bringing up race. So white fragility has no place here. That means if it annoys you that I’m on this again, … Continue reading

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#Racism: White Folks, Here Is Why You Need To Stop Telling Us You’re Tired of Hearing It

For starters, there are a LOT of white people out there who speak up against racism. I see it just about every day. You’ve had enough of racism against people of color happening, for one, but you’re also sick of … Continue reading

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#BillCosby and #MeToo: Black Folks, Stop Using Unarmed Black Men To Minimize Sexual Assault

“WHAT ABOUT BLACK-ON-BLACK CRIME???” You know how much you hate hearing that, right? This usually comes after a white person kills someone black; most often, when white police officers are involved. This isn’t about black-on-black crime, though. We already know that most … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: I Once Said I Did Not Support This. I Was Wrong

On September 2, 2015, I wrote a blog post which was titled, “Here Is Why I Don’t Support ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Never Will.” In case you are interested, here is the post: https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/here-is-why-i-dont-support-black-lives-matter-and-never-will/ At that time, President Obama was still … Continue reading

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