50 Years Later: We’re Still Climbing

On this day in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN. At just 39 years old, the face of the Civil Rights Movement was killed in cold blood leaving millions of people around the country distraught. How far have we come since Dr. King was murdered? We’re still climbing. In Dr….

Why Black History Month is Relevant

In the good-natured American way, Black History Month is questioned more and more each year. It seems as though a certain sect of people find this month to be useless and, well, racist. Yes, folks. People consider Black History month to be racist. It’s as if a whole month dedicated to the history of one…

It’s Debate Night

The night we have all anticipated has come. The Presidential debate came in all of its glory, and it was just as entertaining as everyone thought it would be. The two candidates for the two major political parties did not disappoint.Republican Party candidate, Donald Trump, was his usual self. Flinging accusations at his opponent. Painting…

The Difference Between A and ER

Editor’s Note: This post is going to take an in-depth look at the word “nigger.” As such, it will be used (as discreetly as possible) throughout this commentary. This post was not written with any intent to offend. Rather, it is to make people think about the ramifications of using this word. What’s the difference…

Why Feminism Drives Me Nuts

I’m probably going to get absolutely crushed for this one. Most will read the title and skip straight to the comments section with their weapons drawn. War is about to break loose, but I have to say it. Feminism drives me nuts!! Okay. Not feminism per say. The actual meaning of the word per Merriam-Webster…

Mythbusters: Black on Black Crime

Racial tension is at an all time high within the confines of American culture. Events are constantly split into the subject matter of black and white. The events in question, as of late, have been police shootings of unarmed black men. One side argues the shooting was justified. The other side argues the inconsistency of the…