What About Oscar Grant????

“What About Oscar????” Designed By J Farand So, after the verdict in the trial of Johannes Mehserle for the death of Oscar Grant, it seems that many of us have forgotten what this was all about. From the perspective of a black man, yes, Oscar Grant was killed. Objectively, Oscar, a young black male was Read the full article…

Oscar Grant and The Mehserle Verdict: Why There Was No Justice

As most of you may be aware of, the verdict of Johannes Mehserle who executed Oscar Grant during a routine questioning surrounding a fight on the BART train. The former officer, who was out on a 3 million dollar bond that was posted by an organization of police officers, was found guilty on charges of Read the full article…

Lethal Weapon Faux Pas

I understand the culture that has built a certain wall around the term “nigga”. So, when I read that Mel Gibson threatens his former lover, Oksana Grigorieva, with the word “nigger”– as in “You look like a fucking pig in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of niggers, it will be your Read the full article…

Another Black Girl Struck By Cop During Recording, This Time In Seattle

Full Story Here Full Story Here I just wanted to make sure that anyone who hadn’t seen the raw footage of this incident had a chance to be made aware of it. I don’t want to dilute the objectivity necessary to gauge what is exactly happening with my own bias. I wonder if the police Read the full article…

Aiyana Jones was Sleeping

Aiyana Jones was sleeping. The Detroit police decided 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…

Tea Party Terrorist: Just Another Grand Ole Party?

During the Health Care Debate, a virulent set of white terrorists has emerged. The Tea Party campaign is nothing if not persistent, and yet their language and behavior is nothing short of terrorism. Terrorism in that it is political, it has a political agenda, and the group is targeting political representatives with violence in order Read the full article…

Untitled Poem

I was blessed to be invited by one of my favorite Vloggers, Isis Papers,(please do yourself a favor and check out her page,here) to do a piece last night on a blog talk radio show hosted by one of my favorite spoken word goddesses, I am Oshun, (Twitter page, here). This is the piece that Read the full article…

The Left, The Right, and The White…

I was watching Bill Maher’s Real Time on HBO this morning. Although I am often offended by his off color remarks with regard to race, and his undercover Jewish habit of thinking because he is having sex with black women he is given the right to speak about black people in an often too blunt Read the full article…

American White Terrorist Threat SEVERE…

While perusing the morning’s bits and digits on the various sources of information I use to keep abreast of the current flow of national and international events -simply put, I was reading my iGoogle page- I came across the story of the strong students on the campus of the University of California San Diego. These Read the full article…