Francis Scott Key was born August 1st 1779 on the plantation called Terra Rubra. We may not really know who he is today but Key penned a poem that would become our “Star-Spangled Banner.” Most of us know the first stanza but there are roughly four stanzas. Let’s focus on the third stanza of Key’s poem which feature the lines “Their […]Read more "A Right worth Standing For"
The first thing I did when I got home was watch President Obama’s town hall meeting. One thing that stood out to me is when the President said, “Because of the history of our country and because of the images we receive when we’re growing up […] oftentimes there’s a presumption that black men are […]Read more "The Negative Narrative"
Since we can say all cops are not bad, because nothing is absolute, is it safe to say not all Nazi Soldiers were bad (we can’t forget about Operation Valkyrie and the other attempts on Hitler’s life plus Nazi scientist helped us win the Cold War, bad people but they know there way around a […]Read more "Anything but Silent…"
Justin Timberlake is trending… so now we hate him for agreeing with a speech about equality. Now he’s to blame for stealing “our” music? He’s always indicated his influences which will drive his fans (black or white) to seek out the people who helped him form his craft. Now he’s to blame for the […]Read more "Why do People Feel Justin Timberlake was Out of Sync?"
After watching a 30 for 30 documentary on how Cleveland have historically lost big games, eluding championships like Barry Sanders in the open field, I felt kindred to them. It made me not only want Cleveland to win… I need Cleveland to win. I’m a Mets fan, I know heartbreak, it happened 10 years ago, […]Read more "Insanity of Cleveland and Their Final Hope"
Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions for your first post. You can find new ideas for what to blog about by […]Read more "Hello world!"