Thoughts on American Life & Her Fictional Quest for Greatness

American life has become necessary for our development. We needed the good, bad and ugly of her gestational period. She has done her job well and will continue to do so for some time. We needed this time to learn and grow as a people. All is not lost and a brighter future awaits forContinue reading “Thoughts on American Life & Her Fictional Quest for Greatness”

The Power of Information:(Thoughts) Part 1 The Strategic Superiority of The Black Position

I found this short excursion of Mr. Cross’ “The Black Power Imperative” to be quite informative. I found myself gaining clarity on why opportunity exists for some and not others. In the bigger scheme of America, it’s all about the systems, laws, power structures, and those economic bases; that keeps power in power. It’s noContinue reading “The Power of Information:(Thoughts) Part 1 The Strategic Superiority of The Black Position”

A Letter to my Son (Part 1) “Thoughts on my Son’s future in America”

Dear, Jayden, I am beginning this letter with an ire of gratitude for the gift God granted unto me. He gave me a son, a young cub, a warrior and fierce competitor. He gave me a unique perspective on manhood. He gave me life when hell was breathing down my face. A baby boy, aContinue reading “A Letter to my Son (Part 1) “Thoughts on my Son’s future in America””

Black on Black Violence: Plight of The Social Revolver

“Shunning eyes made evil through the errors of the world” ~ The Testament of Issachar Who’s to Blame? How did Gun violence become the norm? Does, American military presence in 80 countries have anything to do with gun violence in America? What are we overlooking? Does religion offer up a big enough moral compass toContinue reading “Black on Black Violence: Plight of The Social Revolver”

7 reasons Why Black Men Hide Mental Health Issues & How Shame leads the Charge.

Mentally speaking why would any member of the black community go to a white mental health professional, given the narrative that white people have enslaved us, caused us grief and now wants to send us back to Africa? It doesn’t seem logical ascertaining the race of individuals that played a major role in the developmentContinue reading “7 reasons Why Black Men Hide Mental Health Issues & How Shame leads the Charge.”

Overcoming the Burdens of Past Trauma’s & Daily Happenings

It’s important to give thanks for the blessings and opportunities that God has afforded us (which is a phenomenal thing), but also realize how much our past trauma’s have shaped and molded our way of thinking. Even through this journey towards wholeness I have learned that there are demons that must be confronted along thisContinue reading “Overcoming the Burdens of Past Trauma’s & Daily Happenings”

The Optics of Lyrical Wealth: Reimaging the Aesthetics of Black Matrimony

I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food. ~Kayne West 4:44 is the thirteenth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z.  It was released on June 30, 2017, and one the tracks called “FamilyContinue reading “The Optics of Lyrical Wealth: Reimaging the Aesthetics of Black Matrimony”

Souls of Black Intellectualism: Perspectives on the process of Mental Migration.

The Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with second sight in this American world, —a world which yields him no true self-consciousness, but only lets him see himself through the revelation of the other world… `W.E.B. Du Bois Why do we still allow sense comparisons to deviate usContinue reading “Souls of Black Intellectualism: Perspectives on the process of Mental Migration.”

Legacy of the Black Pencraft: Crafting a New future of Published Muses.

Mindful of the fact that his antecedents is small in the world, the negro writer is more ardently inspired when he looks beyond the catches sight of golden fields into which no swathy hand has thrust a sickle. ~Professor W. J. Lewis “The Negro as a writer” Since, Freedom’s Journal (1827) literary advancements in theContinue reading “Legacy of the Black Pencraft: Crafting a New future of Published Muses.”

Are we Committing ourselves to the words that form our world? Thought on “Speech Acts” from a Black Perspective

A speech Act represents is a form of communication that represents an action, or an intent of the speaker that brings into existence his/her point of view. A speech act can be as simple as an apology, a greeting, request or my favorite declaration. Since, we can remember the narrative has been that our “words”Continue reading “Are we Committing ourselves to the words that form our world? Thought on “Speech Acts” from a Black Perspective”