Written Essays

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essays Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Is “When They See Us” Trauma Porn???

In 2012, a documentary set out to reacquaint and acquaint us with 5 young men wrongly convicted for the rape of a New York City investment banker. For whatever reasons, this documentary actually presenting actual interviews and footage of five young boys being tortured into confessing a crime they never committed was not recieved widely Read the full article…

essays Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Black Woman As Goddess ::: Serena’s Recent Spat With Whyte Media[June 2019]

What’s up y’all, J. OWL Farand creator of OWL’s Asylum. You are listening to OWL In Catch Up Mode. So earlier this week Serena Williams was seen at the French Open in what is being described as a “bold look”. In fact on Today.com’s site the headline was “Serena Williams Rocks Bold Look At French Read the full article…

essays Sunday, May 12th, 2019

Why Facebook Blocked My Post[May 2019]

Facebook blocked an update to my OWL’s Asylum Facebook page. I do not directly use Facebook. There is an automatic service that I take advantage of called ITTT(“If This Than That”). It is not actually automating my Facebook updates as much as it is updating Facebook whenever I update my Twitter feed with whatever I Read the full article…

essays Monday, May 6th, 2019

What is Black Media Trust (Pillar Sákpe) [April 2019]

Much of my initial inspiration for developing Black Media Trust was my annoyance with blind faith and obligatory support for people deemed or identifying as “Black” in media. This model of reaction to representation allowed Daddy Obama to coast into office of US President without having to present policy addressing plight of a significant and Read the full article…

essays Saturday, April 6th, 2019

What is Black Media Trust (Pillar Nyaalanwi) [April 2019]

For a few years now, I have been attempting to address legitimacy and authority in a critical, persuasive, as well as fair manner. I have assessed a need to articulate and spread widely this need some institutions, namely the press/mainstream media and academia, to have a monopoly on what or who can be authorities and Read the full article…

essays Monday, April 1st, 2019

A Designation Of Specificity ::: Richard Wright’s American Negro

I would like to open by revisiting what we have already established so far in this discussion. Initially, we visited Ms. “Unbought & Unbossed” Shirley Chisholm’s experiences as they related to distinctions between native born US Blacks (or descendants of US Slaves) and their immigrant or first generational Black counterparts. While establishing a clear indication Read the full article…