Kwanzaa: Celebrating Culture, Family, and Community

African-Americans should passionately celebrate Kwanzaa because it informs us of who we are, it inspires us to do what is needed to improve our communities, and it empowers us to endure the odds, obstacles, and opposition we face to a better future. Kwanzaa is important because it celebrates seven principles that promote family unity and a strong communities.  Further, Kwanza should …

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VIDEO: Surviving Police Encounters As A Blackman

A couple of months before Michael Brown was gunned down by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson  while driving back to Oklahoma from Kansas City, Missouri with my wife.  I was racially profiled, illegally detained, and humiliated with demeaning questions by a white Missouri State Trooper. See, even as as a law abiding, tax paying lawyer, as a Black man nothing …