SongzofSolomon Blog

“Destruction of Black WallStreet: Remembrance, Respect, & Reparations”

  ***  I am presenting my award-winning PowerPoint “Destruction of Black Wall Street: Remembrance, Respect, & Reparations” tonight at 6pm Oklahoma City University*** In addition to 300 years of chattel slavery, African-American have endured, almost equally oppressive systems of black codes, sharecropping, peonage farming, Jim Crowism, lynching, poll taxes, grandfather clauses, police brutality, Red Lining and other […]

LeBron’s Decision Should be Celebrated

This summer we’ve all heard or read something negative about NBA star LeBron James and “The Decision” to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. I know I’m in the minority when I say I completely understand and celebrate his decision. It seems as though the masses have written off America’s best basketball player […]

Upon Further Review: Athlete Charities Actually Do Better Than Should Be Expected

On January 16, 2011, some Dallas-based athletes and their charities came under scrutiny for allegations of inefficiency and waste in a Dallas Morning News article entitled, “Experts Say Pro-Athlete Sports Charities Could Do Better.”  In the article, writer Scott Farwell states that, among the twenty-two (22) athlete-based charities he reviewed, he found a “series of […]