Dear White Jesus…

Last night, we watched President Barack Obama give his heart-wrenching farewell address in Chicago. Along with many of my Facebook friends, I found myself reminiscing on my college days. The first time I voted for president, I voted for a Black man. Even then I was aware of how big of a deal that was.Continue reading “Dear White Jesus…”

´╗┐Gentrification: A Beautiful Monster

I saw that on Facebook. Gentrification: A Beautiful Monster My favorite reference site, Wikipedia, says that “Gentrification is a trend in urban neighborhoods, which results in increased property values and the displacing of lower-income families and small businesses.” Simply stated: gentrification is when they, the powers that be, have ruined cities that used to beContinue reading “´╗┐Gentrification: A Beautiful Monster”

Dear All Lives Matter

Dear All Lives Matter, The schools of Detroit Public Schools (DPS) are being stripped. The teachers are being forced out and being made to look like the villains. Before you know it, DPS won’t exist. Children are being forced to go to schools that don’t have heat, updated books, or enough certified teachers to teach. EveryoneContinue reading “Dear All Lives Matter”