Americans Are Not Mature Enough for a Conversation About Race

“We need to have a conversation about race” has become a common cliche in this country in regards to race relations. This phrase is commonly heard when listening to talking heads discuss current events surrounding race in America. America has shown me that a conversation about race is a complete waste of time and energy.Continue reading “Americans Are Not Mature Enough for a Conversation About Race”

Black on the Fourth of July: 2020

Fourth of July weekend 2020 has come and gone. It was a very somber day for me this year. Generally I don’t do a lot for holidays but they usually put me in a good mood. This year Fourth of July was depressing. Independence DAy was melancholy due to the state of America and theContinue reading “Black on the Fourth of July: 2020”

The Legacy of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King is being honored today across the US.  MLK is a trending topic on social media, news outlets are rehashing stories about the Civil Rights movement and publicizing community events to honor the fallen leader.  Martin Luther King’s story is amazing and absolutely heroic.  But I feel like his legacy is being tarnishedContinue reading “The Legacy of Martin Luther King”

Black on the Fourth of July

This week America celebrated the Fourth of July.  I don’t do a lot to observe the holiday because I do not have a lot of family in the area and I don’t have much experience cooking on the grill.  I don’t have children so I don’t buy fireworks.  But I did enjoy the day offContinue reading “Black on the Fourth of July”

#$%^& is Dangerous for America

I am so sick of hearing the name #$%^&.  Every time you turn on the TV, radio or computer you learn more about this man’s rants.  And they are just rants; no plans, no solutions.  I am so disappointed that the media is giving him so much attention.  This man is dangerous and bad forContinue reading “#$%^& is Dangerous for America”