Now that the smoke has settled from the heated Alabama election and we push forward towards the largest tax restructure in our lifetimes, what does Alabama tell us about the future of our nation? Why did black people choose Doug Jones over Roy Moore? This is Part Two of my piece from last week. If… Continue reading Alabama and Pragmatic Black Voters
Wednesday started off in a positive note in the midst of the maelstrom of heartache and headache that the past year has been for a black person living in 45's America. For those unplugged, yesterday Doug Jones won Alabama's Senate seat after a highly contested battle against Roy Moore. While it would take me an… Continue reading Democracy off the Rails
Take a deep breath, now pleasantly release a sigh of relief. It's Good News Tuesdays and we've got good news! Here's a little hope for humanity. After yet another tragic mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas last Sunday where 26 people were killed, people nationwide have run to the support of the victims. Through nearly… Continue reading The Time has Come!
Congratulations! You’ve made it back to Tuesday. We’ve got good news! Repeat after me… Secure.The. Bag. Wednesday, Rapper Eminem and his song publisher locked down half $500,000 plus court fees after winning a high-profile New Zealand case. New Zealand’s center-right National Party aired a slightly different instrumental of the rapper’s biggest hit, Lose Yourself, almost… Continue reading A Congrats is in order!
While I don't want to get to political on this beautiful Tuesday Thursday evening, I think its important to acknowledge when someone in the government is getting it and guess who's come to the dark side? Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) McCain announced he's backing a Democratic bill requiring social media companies to tell it all… Continue reading The Good News: McCain Mans Up
My personal schedule has been hellacious recently managing classes, personal health, and writing. I have about six posts that I've started and not finished that are things I just desire to express myself on. So, I pledge to continue to post as often as I can. The most relevant today is the protest, my good… Continue reading #TakeAKnee
I've been hearing the same sentiments over and over. Online or in person, people have a bad taste in their mouths about Christianity. Why? Because the "Pastors are pimps. "Congregation is judgmental." and "no one is Christ-like anymore". What caused this thought was Twitter hanging Pastor Joel Osteen out to dry for not opening his… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey & Contradictory Christianity
In honor of the fourth, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about what it means to be American. From the very first moment I think about the red, white, and blue, I also must think about the color of my skin, Black. What does America mean to me? America is the land of… Continue reading Looking at America on the 4th
Yesterday I wrote about Religious Bystanders in Politics and racked my brain thinking of the different fields that need immediate change. Last week, a close friend asked me if I had the power to make anything I say come true without consequence, what would I do? The catch is, I do not know how long my powers… Continue reading Ultimate Wishes for Changing America Pt. 1
This weekend I spent a lot of time just existing. It's good to take some time off of writing to recharge the battery and refill the heart. In the midst of that, I found myself hurting. The more stories I read of misfortune, the more my heart hurts. I really question shouldn't every Christian feel… Continue reading Religious Bystanders in Politics