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An Open Letter To #DonaldTrump: Thank You.

Dear Mr. President, You have truly done so much for this country. As a black man and 21-year Army veteran, I, for one, would like to sincerely thank you. There is so much to thank you for that I don’t … Continue reading

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#Politics: So, You’re An “Adult” Because You Don’t Unfriend Based on Who Someone Voted For? Here Is Why You’re Adding To The Problem

Let me explain. Once upon a time, politics was really just that…politics. At least from what I noticed, things didn’t really venture much outside of the political arena. At some point, people developed the mindset that we should “never” discuss politics, but that … 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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Ladies Annoyed With #MeToo: Please Stop Using “Victim” As A Dirty Word

Speaking as a man, I won’t even try to imagine what women have gone through during the #MeToo movement in having to relive the many horrible and often tragic incidents of sexual assault that they’ve experienced, whether it was recently … Continue reading

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So Where Are Those “Copy/Paste/Share To Show Someone You Care” Folks When You Need Them?

We’ve all seen those posts. The ones that say something like, “I’M POSTING THIS TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT SOMEONE IS ALWAYS LISTENING” or “WILL YOU POST THIS FOR AN HOUR TO LET PEOPLE KNOW YOU ARE THERE FOR THEM?” and … Continue reading

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“Don’t Feed The #Trolls:” Here Is Why That Doesn’t Fix The Problem

Several years ago, I attended Army Equal Opportunity Training. There was an exercise we did in which the class was instructed to draw five random chips of different colors from a cup and each color was to represent an unknown (to … Continue reading

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I. HATE. WHITE. PEOPLE.

That’s right. I…HATE…WHITE…PEOPLE. I hate white people because they are racist. They always like to assume that we’re thugs and criminals. They treat us as if we’re inferior to them. They’re always trying to hold us back. They think we … Continue reading

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#Racism, #Sexism, #Homosexuality…Stop Calling Them “Agendas.” It’s Called LIFE

As an aspiring professional screenwriter, I’ve always admired the work of Norman Lear. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, he is the man who was behind the classic shows such as Good Times, One Day at a Time, Maude, The Jeffersons, … Continue reading

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#WomensMarch: To Women Saying, “I Don’t Need To March!”…IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT YOU

Since the Women’s March(es) on Saturday, January 20th, a lot of you have come out to boast about how, despite any problems you’ve faced in your lives, you don’t “need” to participate in an organized march of any kind. Some said … Continue reading

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#ViolenceAgainstWomen: Like Much Else, Speaking Up Against It Bothers More Than The Acts Themselves

Let’s say you’re a man and walking down the street, a kid comes up to you and kicks you in the shin. Or, let’s say the child just shoves you. Now I understand that kids can be brats at times; … Continue reading

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