It is fair to say justice was served in Apperson’s case, but is it safe to say the same for Zimmerman. NO! The message that the justice system is perpetuating is that crime is illusive. These definitions are becoming too situational, too flexible. To me, attempted murder is exactly that, the attempt to kill someone. So why isn’t Zimmerman in jail for actually killing a 17-year-old Black boy??
In honor of Black History Month, I figured it would be fitting to address an issue that has truly never been resolved and unfortunately may never find a solution; injustice. I think it’s safe to say that conditions have improved through the course of time for people of color and the bias and prejudice attitudes […]
Red Lobster waitress was suspended for posting a racist receipt online.
Experiencing racism can have a lot of side effects such as depression, self-consciousness and lack of trust, but does it now have the power to cause physical side effects as well? According to Boston University Medical Campus, a new study the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, revealed that Black women who encountered frequent racism […]
I know that many people promptly defend themselves against any racist or discriminatory allegations but numbers don’t lie. According to Reuters, about “40 percent of white Americans and about 25 percent of non-white Americans” DO NOT have friends outside their own race. Now I’m not saying that a percentage of the population doesn’t exclusively mingle […]
Imagine that you’ve been engaged for a year or more to the love of your life. The two of you have been planning your wedding for six months, you finally found “the dress” two weeks ago and all the details have been finalized. Then the day comes and the pastor officiating your wedding tells you […]