Category: racism

The Grace Behind The King!

  Martin Luther King Jr. was brilliant. His actions allowed him to capture audiences and move even the hardest of hearts. He sat in rooms with his enemies and shared his passion in a way that caused his hearers to never doubt that he was still for his people. His words, prolific yet prophetic, told of days that would follow…

Dying For Justice

Erica Garner, This beautiful soul has made her transition. After finding the courage to speak out against racism and the violent nature our country approaches us a black people. She is finally able to rest from her fight against some who will cast down more not-guilty verdicts to people who more than likely celebrate her death. I am sure they…

Gentrifying Detroit And Building Invisible Walls

When Black people began to migrate to Detroit in large numbers during the Great Migration, white Detroiters used racial restrictive covenants and other forms of housing discrimination to keep Black people out of certain neighborhoods. There were “sundown areas” in Detroit, that Black people had to stay out of before sundown. Cass Corridor was a notorious sundown area. The same…

Media, Stop Using Detroit When Bad Things Happen

Detroit is Detroit! Not Metro Detroit, Suburban Detroit, Detroit Area or any other label you want to use to deflect bad issues onto Detroit. When bad people do bad things tell where It happened. This happened in FARMINGTON HILLS  not DETROIT   Every time a bad situation happens in a adjacent  suburban community Detroit gets stuck with your nasty little stigmas.…

Education sucks on both sides of the fence here.

Mark Binelli’s article last Sunday in the New York TImes Magazine has me heated. We are tired of being everyone’s poster child without facts. People come and pick out pieces of our story and tell them to push their personal agendas. The fact is that we are flawed, we have messed up, and I can’t think of a person would…

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