Tag Archives: civil rights movement

November 02

An Afternoon at the Schomburg

There was a time when the sight of the black berets, chic black leather coats, and massive Afros that symbolized the movement would fill me with nothing but pride. But on that day, I felt ambivalence.

The conviction and exuberance shown in the exhibit saddened me, for I know too well how the story ended. ..

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October 08

Justice Or What?

In two days African-Americans from across the nation will gather to demand justice and change. But what will be the aftermath of yet another civil rights march? In today’s vlog I discuss my questions and concerns regarding the upcoming gathering.  

New Year, Same Foolishness

In my previous post I discussed my current social media hiatus and how it is impacting my life. Though I am not currently about that life most of my friends and acquaintances still are. On last Friday I caught up with a buddy of mine based in the UK. As I perused the link that he […]