When Hypocrisy Meets Irony

At the election of Barack Obama, many touted with glee that America had finally gotten over its racial problems and legacy. The term used by many who were blindly optimistic was “post-racial”. America had finally broken the back of its heritage of slavery, Jim Crow, redlining, and host of other evils pushed upon those who … Continue reading When Hypocrisy Meets Irony

Business as Usual

More tragedy, more horror, more fear will only be followed by more empty platitudes, prayers, and condolences. In the span of 24 hours, 30 people were left dead by domestic terrorists. And yes, that is exactly what they are and their philosophies and manifestos reveal just that. The mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and … Continue reading Business as Usual

Doing The Right Thing

Sadly, fear and intimidation have been a recurring theme for African-Americans living in the United States, particularity the South. Among the forms of intimidation that members of this community have had to endure are lynchings and church arson. One would think that with the positive strides African-Americans have made in academics, politics and business, coupled … Continue reading Doing The Right Thing