Hashtag Aiyana

This is for Aiyana. We all put together our thoughts in a very quick manner in order to explain in our way our pain for this travesty. Much of what you read will not be edited. We feel that the raw energy needed to deal with this situation deserves our naked souls.. @Cheymarlymom I have Read the full article…

Aiyana Jones was Sleeping

Aiyana Jones was sleeping. The Detroit police deciding that it was appropriate to storm an apartment building in 1940’s Chicago fashion. As though they were on a military operation in Iraq, they let flash grenades go off in the house as the unit crashed into the floors of the house. They had been warned by Read the full article…

The Black Caste Condition

There is a lot to be said more about the black intellectual experience in the US. What a lot of American Blacks don’t understand is the class system being built around education. In so many ways, Brown v. Topeka(1954) has been rendered null and void. Although, the 1954 Brown v. The Board of Education ruling Read the full article…

Close Encounters of the White Mind

I was involved in a pretty interesting conversation today on twitter(I know, I know…). It came to be through a disagreement of sorts between one of the above. Ultimately, the basics of the conversation surrounded the gender of god(not going to touch that here, sorry) and it became a discussion on the various means in Read the full article…

Thirty Days of Poetry(Day Eleven)

I don’t know why i don’t know why and the killers keep on dancing and the dancers keep on begging and the scholars keep on hiding please tell me why I don’t know why and the writers keep on fighting and the hustlers keep on lying and the truth it keeps on hiding I wonder Read the full article…

19 Answers: What Does It Mean to be Black In 2010

As most of you all know, I’m often left with a bitter taste in my mouth when people just assume that there is one monolithic way to express one’s ethnic culture. I am one of those guys that grew up in the “black” community with a mother who was an English major from a pretty Read the full article…

On Black Men, Bitches, And Pussy

Alright.   I’m on twitter and this sister drops a comment about men and lying. She has this image of her legs with a sponge over her, well, you see it. So, every now and then I like seeing it in my timeline(My apologies…still working on the pornograpy problem.) I responded to her by typing,” Read the full article…

Malcolm’s Essence

So, I woke up this morning from one of those weird dreams that I’m sure many shell shocked victims of any sort of stressful past that affected them physically will have. Upon waking up, I cursed out the fedloan and all the banks, and thought about urinating on the debt statements I now owe the Read the full article…

I Am Me By Universal Law…

There is a guy who played with hot wheels and tonka trunks during his childhood. He only had a couple and had to trade other children for theirs in order to possess more. He spent a considerable amount of time playing “that’s my car” while growing up. He didn’t study Neitchze like myself, or ponder Read the full article…

Owl’s Asylum, BA….

There is a lot about me I can but into digital context just yet. There is a lot about my life that has to be explained in person. I am one of the 24% of people who were born below the poverty level. I fit many stats. Most of them I’ll fight about, but deep Read the full article…