The Unrecognizable American Politics

Throughout our lifetime we will live through periods that give us leaders that do not reflect the ideals we hold dear, but for the sake of democracy we have to deal with it.  During the 20...

The Economy Mia Mottley Inherited in Barbados

BARBADOS - For the first time in the history of the country, the people elected their first female Prime Minister who was sworn into office on May 25, 2018.  This was a cause for celebration for the...

The Effect of Nationalism In Trump U.S.A.

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Gun Control In America: Time For Action Not A Bag of Words

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Americans Love A Good Story In Trump USA

There is nothing better than being fully engaged in a story that is full of mystery and intrigue while going through your daily routines.  This is why most good television shows like The Walking...

Blame Trump For The Shutdown

As Americans watch nervously has the Democrats and Republicans failed to avert a government shutdown, the question is now looming, who should be blamed for the shutdown that will affect hundreds of thousands of...

The Injustice of Plea Bargaining

Several people believe money is the root of all evil, but in todays society, money buys everything, even freedom from prosecution.  Everyone should be guaranteed the right to a fair trial, right?  But if...

Trump DACA Suspension Effects on Caribbean Immigrants in America

Mr. Trump gave an entire religious group a big fat F--- you with the signing of the executive order that initiated the muslim ban. 

Trump Muslim Ban: How It Affects Caribbean Populations

Mr. Trump gave an entire religious group a big fat F--- you with the signing of the executive order that initiated the muslim ban. For the first time in my life I am beginning...

A City of Tolerance Bombarded By Racists

The images coming out of Charlottesville, VA over the weekend have been devastating.   The political responses from several politicians Democrats and Republicans condemned what happen, however they their fair criticism of the Presidents...

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It was a period when we thought everything in our lives were good, carefree and fun.  The good old days is what they called it. But is it really the good old days?  There are...

Trump Negative Media Coverage Is Payback From Obama Years

For the past few weeks, the media have been providing damaging coverages of President Trump and his alleged connections to Russia.  As a voter this is becoming overwhelming and distrust is continues to grow...

Personal History Slipping Away From Us

When you are born in 1917, you get to see more than your share of changes in society. From a time when Africans in the west were called Negroes, now becoming true citizens within...

The Formalization of Jamaican Patios/Patwa

For more than a century Jamaicans are taught to reject their cultural dialect and embrace British english in order to gain economic, social and political opportunities.  Those who embrace this methodology strive while others...

Differences in Opinion for the Fight for Equality

To understand what lead to the social state of the African American race during the early 20th century, one must understand the history of disenfranchisement that is rooted in the political, social and economic...

Grassroots Resistance For Change

After the events of the last election, community engagement became very important. Right now across the nation thousands, maybe millions of people are organizing and protesting the current administration. Although, this is a welcome sight...

A Role In Life from the Routines of Life

Throughout human existence, there have never been a standard to which one must live, however humans are destined to become victims of recurring routines. One may beg to wonder, why are humans creatures of routines?...
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African American Heritage: African American Protest During World War II

Half a million African Americans served in Europe during World War II but regardless of the number, they faced mounting racial discrimination by those they serve with.

African American Heritage: African Americans During The Great Depression

In the early 20th century, African Americans wanted to escape the oppressive south for places where they can have economic and social freedoms.  This was known as the The Great Migration.  

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African American Heritage: The Harlem Renaissance

African American culture during the early 20th century was deeply rooted in societal restrictions that deprive them of self-worth, pride, self-esteem and a sense of community in southern states. 

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