The mainstream media is quick to highlight black on black crime while forgetting the reality of white people committing crimes against white people. From murder to robbery white people know no boundaries when it comes to crime against their own. In episode 18, I highlight high profiled crimes committed by white people in America.
I am concerned by Black folks reckless use of the term "Forever President" in respect to Barack Obama and I think and believe there is room for Clarence Thomas in the Black community.
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Controversy arose when Gayle King asked a tasteless question to Lisa Leslie concerning the late Kobe Bryant. Many, including Snoop Dogg, stepped up to condemn Gayle and her actions. Moreover, others came to Gayle's defense. This episodes centers around that controversy and the idea that not all Black women are bitches and hoes...even tho some fit the description to a T.
After viewing Who Killed Malcolm X? on Netflix and seeing how efforts were made to create a rift between Malcolm and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, I wondered if the same tactics are used in relationships between black men and black women. Are their forces at hand working to interrupt our relationships?
In a stream of thought, I process the rebranding of Black Life and Black Issues in present-day America. How did we go from "Wake Up" to "Stay Woke"? How did some Black women go from "Pops" to "THOTs"? Whose rebranding Black injustice and Black stereotypes?
Do idols really become rivals? Or do some men conceal envy and jealousy behind the guise of admiration? I revisit the now famous crossover on Michael Jordan by then rookie Allen Iverson and the current debate about Lebron James being better than Michael Jordan.
On Ep.6, I try to get to the root of the sexual abuse scandals plaguing America. Moreover, I wonder are these men passing on their trauma to their victims? Whose enabling their bad behavior?
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On Ep. 3, I discuss Black Male Resistance in respect to the late great Muhammad Ali and former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaeprernick. Is his movement bringing Black Men forward or backwards? Also, I acknowledge the value of his girlfriend's support to his movement.
On Ep. 2, I discussed the importance of upgrading our conversations as Black men, understanding the importance of developing a political identity and being able to have mature conversations without becoming adversaries.