For the umpteenth time, an agent has rejected your manuscript. Your heart skipped a beat when you saw the email, but the excitement the agent led with is gone by the fourth word. You exhale, sinking into yourself like a deflated ballon. What’s the purpose of writing all of this if you can’t get aContinue reading “Beware of Slum “Publishers””
“I think I fell in love with a porn star” is a very famous line from “Hell of a Life,” a song by rapper Kanye West who subsequently married Kim Kardashian who is most notably known for her less than flattering appearance alongside R&B star Ray J in a homemade porn film. Critics watching fromContinue reading “This Year, You Thrive”
At the age of 23, Angel Bumpass sits incarcerated, serving a 60-year-sentence for a murder that occurred when she was just 13-years-old. On her way out of the courtroom following her sentencing, Angel’s last words were, “I’ll never see my kids again.” Ironically, her 46-year-old male co-defendant who she does not know personally was foundContinue reading “Angel Bumpass: No Freedom, No Peace”
“I never got that kind of energy from the po-po,” Johnathan Price wrote, concerning officers. From his experiences, he claimed, he never got bad treatment from police. He urged Black people to judge by their own experiences, not everyone else’s. Johnathan defend cops. Ironically, it was his belief in police, his trust in police thatContinue reading “The Irony of Johnathan Price”
You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool COVID-19. After insisting for months in public that coronavirus wasn’t a threat, Donald Trump himself has contracted the virus. According to Dr. Gupta, it doesn’t look good for Trump. At over 6’3 and 240 pounds, Trump is large and outContinue reading “Trump Tests Positive for Coronavirus”
Painting this thug as the equivalent of Superman legitimizes his actions and paints his Black victims as the bad guys.
There is a special type of evil in America, cloaked in bad intentions and police uniforms.
“America has created a new composite Black person…in the form of Black, conservative, and deafness to Black issues…”
COVID-19 happened, and the outsoken lyricist J. Cole from North Carolina went mute. With Chicago activist-rapper named Noname questioning his whereabouts during the struggle, Cole responded with ”Snow on the Bluff.”