We ain’t goin’ back, said we ain’t goin’ back We’ve come too far they tryin’ to set us back Whether standin’ on the block or on Standing Rock The world gonna know that we never gonna stop Built their brand on phobias they think that they controllin’ us Not to mention women hatin’ and the […]
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Across the country, Trump supporters have been targeting people who look foreign, threatening their lives and attempting to bar them from entering schools and their jobs. Trump’s half-hearted request for his supporters to “stop it” while at the same time blaming the press for overblowing these racist and […]
They say never judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes But what happens when the man has neither shoes nor socks to walk in? Would you willfully walk that mile? Would you accept all adversity with a frown and a smile? Would you still run the race against racism with […]
Everyone is asking where we go from here. I think the real question to ask is “Where do I go from here?” By “I” I mean YOU. At the end of the day, all you can control is yourself and your reaction to all of the tragedies we witnessed this week. […]
I will never forget the day the video of the killing of Laquan McDonald, the unarmed teen who was shot 16 times by one police officer while he lay on the ground, was released. The image of smoke discharge from the bullets that riddled his lifeless body as he lay on the concrete is as […]
News from a hip-hop perspective for 6-20-16. Topics include the Orlando shootings, Muslim profiling, Facebook live killing, Lil Wayne, and the NBA Finals.
We call Muhammad Ali “The greatest” not because of his boxing but because he was an UPstander, not a bystander. After all the celebrations are done, the best way to honor Muhamma Ali is to do your best to be an upstander and a voice for the voiceless and marginalized wherever you are and however […]
It’s sad that there are those who critique the Treasury Department’s decision to honor one of the greatest figures in American history.
Donald Trump’s actions and the actions of those at his rallies go against everything we teach our children to be. We see parents at these rallies beat up people, spit on them, and call them racial slurs. No one comes to their defense. Trump is going to be Trump, but for you who are parents […]
While it is necessary to have a police and military response to the tragic events in Paris, there must also be a plan going forward to make Muslim (and other marginalized) youth feel more incorporated into French society. People join gangs and terrorist groups like ISL out of a sense of desperation, isolation, anger, and […]
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- The 10 Antiracist Commandments (lyrics)
- The Case For Impeachment (updated lyrics)
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- The Best Me (an affirmation)
- Global Soul (a poem)
- Raise Hope for Congo (a poem)
- 3 & 1/2 ways private & wealthier public schools can attract black teachers
- Beyond Kaepernick and Kneeling: Why JAY Z’s NFL Deal Could be Good for the Black Community