I am a U.S. Veteran who was born and raised up in Harlem, New York from 1960 to 1993. I enlisted into the U.S. Military on January 7, 1992 and was honorably discharged on July 7, 1992. Continue Reading →
By Earth Watts-Hicks
What is BLACKISH? In my opinion it is an updated “spin” on the black experience, i.e. from an old school militant (Fishburne) to integration, assimilation, and white-washing of culture (small children) to breaking through the glass ceiling only to be token representive of our race as a brand (Anderson).
All eyes will be on New York City this week, as world leaders come together for the U.N. Climate Summit – an event that aspires to shape the national and global energy future. Continue Reading →
“People are basically good at heart.” The late Anne Frank’s journal words live on because hopeful claims help us deny racism’s realities and the failures of white institutions. Continue Reading →
If you’ve ever walked along 125th Street between Park and Madison Avenue in the center of Historic Harlem, New York you are apt to feel yourself entering a whole new world. Continue Reading →
March 31st is a significant day for President Barack Obama and his administration. It marks the deadline for registration for the Affordable Care Act and whether or not it is a success. Continue Reading →
Rumors of the most unpleasant kind have been circulating social media. Rumors that George Zimmerman will be getting in the ring with a willing opponent in what is being dubbed a “celebrity match” has been the most unsettling news ever to reach my ears in the last couple of days. Continue Reading →