SOCIO-POLITICS

Nelson Mandela’s recent health issues, reminds all what he means to society

Nelson Mandela’s recent health issues, reminds all what he means to society

Nelson Mandela hospitalized…

Victims of rape get apathy and sometimes worse while in the military

Victims of rape get apathy and sometimes worse while in the military

Sexual attacks in the military are a growing problem. In 2011, reports of this abuse varied widely, anywhere from 3,000 incidents to as many as 19,000 confirmed by the Department of Defense. No matter what statistics are considered accurate, as of late, a number of injured parties have come forward with claims of harassment, being ignored or receiving a questionable psychiatric diagnosis.

The most segregated place in America…

The most segregated place in America…

Relatively little has changed in United States religious race relations. As we consider the second inauguration of President Barack Obama on the Federal King Holiday, as we celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, I am led to wonder, why are we still so far apart?

This can’t be that time – Elegy for a murdered son, Trayvon Martin

This can’t be that time – Elegy for a murdered son, Trayvon Martin

It’s been nearly a year since the senseless death of a young black man, Trayvon Martin. Even now, I think of where we are as a nation on the issues of the Second Amendment. 26 senseless gun murders in Connecticut later, we still haven’t settled that matter. I, also, think of whether we have entered a post-racial society.species.

Biracial or Black – Which one is it?

Biracial or Black – Which one is it?

Back in the day, if someone was half Black – they were labeled Black…period. As a Black person, I never questioned it much. A few years ago, I stumbled across YouTube channel…

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien: Who is Black in America?

How do you define Black?

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