Gender Analysis of My Life

   From a graduate school paper written in 2015 The concept of gender is a fascinating concept in American society.  The reason it is so fascinating is because it is so fluid.  This year a man who was thought of as one of the manliest men in sports came out as a woman. Bruce JennerContinue reading “Gender Analysis of My Life”

Ghetto Nation 2019

Ghetto – A section of a city to which an entire ethnic or economically depressed group is is restricted; as by poverty or social pressure. Life for Blacks who reside in the inner-city has never been easy but in the years since crack cocaine hit, things have most definitely taken a turn for the worst.Continue reading “Ghetto Nation 2019”

Ten Ways to Find Out if You Are a Brainwashed Negro

Brainwashed Negro: A Black individual who has internalized every negative stereotype about Blacks and their culture and is seething with self-hatred and low self-esteem. Usually believes that the only path to success and true happiness is to marry or assimilate into White culture, hoping to escape the sins of blackness. One of the biggest problemsContinue reading “Ten Ways to Find Out if You Are a Brainwashed Negro”

Searching For Assata Shakur

Disclaimer: I wrote this paper back in college when I was filled with fire! If asked the question, “How much would you be willing to sacrifice for your beliefs?” the average individual would probably look bewildered. Would you be willing to give up your friends, family, freedom, even possibly your life for a cause thatContinue reading “Searching For Assata Shakur”

A Letter From a South Side Apartment

A couple of years ago, I read Dr. Martin Luther King’s A Letter from a Birmingham Jail and I was mesmerized by the passion and anger in his words and although we are in the second decade of the 21st century, his words still resonate. This letter I am writing is my tribute to himContinue reading “A Letter From a South Side Apartment”