My Life Be Like, poetry

Little Brown Boy

This one time in 2020… I had to tell my son about his chocolate skin in America… How his skin is so dark he might be mistaken for a monkey or a hoodlum. How his big natural curly afro can be offensive to some people with no melanin in their skin. How to keep his… Continue reading Little Brown Boy

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The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

In the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the spotlight on racism against black people in America is shining bright and media organizations en masse are calling for pitches from black writers and multimedia creatives to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and all things related to blackness.  On… Continue reading The Demand For Black Writers Soars Amid Black Lives Matter Protests

My Life Be Like, poetry

The America I See

Riding along on my way Trying to have my best day Look back in my rear view mirror and what do I see Two police officers behind me My mood changes from happy to fear My stomach is in knots as I begin to think About all the things that could happen I just want… Continue reading The America I See

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I Know My Rights, But What Good Is It When The Police Can Violate Them?

  Every day in America the police continue to violate the rights of black and brown people. It’s quite disturbing how they can casually shoot and violate the rights of our community without any consequences. Day after day, more stories come out with obvious wrong-doings by the police but nothing is done and there is… Continue reading I Know My Rights, But What Good Is It When The Police Can Violate Them?

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Bay Bridge Protest Last Weekend

Hi guys! Saturday I went to San Francisco to participate in the blocking of the Bay Bridge. The Plan was for hundreds of protesters to march on to the Bay Bridge and block traffic while protesting against police brutality. As you can see above, I went to the protest wearing my Zeta Phi Beta paraphernalia… Continue reading Bay Bridge Protest Last Weekend

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Another Sad Day #NoJusticeNoPeace

Hey guys! Today was a sad day... Another black man has been murdered. Alton Sterling from Baton Rouge was simply selling CD's (his usual task) outside of a liquor store (he had permission from the owner) and was shot seven times for "having a gun."The disgusting part about this murder is that Sterling's gun was… Continue reading Another Sad Day #NoJusticeNoPeace