Do We Really Believe That “Black Lives Matter.”

30 May

Everyday African Americans show by their behaviour towards each other that “black lives” doesn’t matter.   Our continue aping of Caucasian beauty standards shows clearly that we t…

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SAGGING PANTS

30 May

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Recently I visited a large city in Ohio.

I was surprised to see so many African American men wearing their pants with their underwear showing.

When I was a child I remember seeing babies wearing cloth diapers.
When they had poop in their diapers it looks exactly the way these men look with their pants sagging.

I had read in the past, that some cities and towns had passed laws against men wearing their pants like this. 

I am 100% against making laws telling people what they can or can’t wear.

But I am also 100% against young men walking around with their pants hanging down revealing their underwear.

Having to pass laws to stop this trend, points to the weakness within our communities.

We cannot reason with our own young men and tell them how infantile and ridiculous they look dressing like that, without resorting to passing laws against it.

I know that these…

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SAGGING PANTS

30 May

Recently I visited a large city in Ohio. I was surprised to see so many African American men wearing their pants with their underwear showing. When I was a child I remember seeing babies wearing cl…

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Forgotten African American Naval Pioneer

30 May

A war hero who was a stranger in his own land By John Blake, CNN Updated 2:57 PM ET, Sat May 28, 2016  (Article from CNN at Jesse Leroy Brown was hurtling over the North Korean countryside in his C…

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AFRICAN AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

30 May

The American Civil War It is unfortunate that an event that is so very important in the history of African Americans, and in which their ancestors played a very significant military role; which led…

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Forgotten African American Naval Pioneer

28 May

A war hero who was a stranger in his own land By John Blake, CNN Updated 2:57 PM ET, Sat May 28, 2016  (Article from CNN at Jesse Leroy Brown was hurtling over the North Korean countryside in his C…

Source: Forgotten African American Naval Pioneer

MAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT: THE FIRST AMERICAN HERO OF WORLD WAR II

28 May

Doris “Dorie” Miller, the first American military hero of WWII.   He was not trained to use the machine gun, because African Americans were only allowed to be cooks, janitors and butler…

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