Black People Created Memorial Day To Honor White Union Soldiers

Did you know the very 1st “Memorial Day” was celebrated by Blacks May 1, 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina according to recent research uncovered by Yale professor of History David Blight Prof. Blight highlights that what we now call Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” This day of rememberance of those who died in War was actually created by …

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What Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Apollo Nida’s 8 Year Prison Sentence Proves

September 10th Reality TV Star of Real Housewives of Atlanta is scheduled to report to federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky. Apollo will serve an 8 year sentence for various financial frauds and also owes about $1.9 million dollars in restitution. Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discuses the legal implications and practical lessons Apollo case teaches us about reality TV with Dr. Boyce …

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How To Avoid Jail and Being Killed During Police Encounters

Just last month while driving back to Oklahoma from Kansas City, Missouri with my wife. I was racially profiled, illegally detained, and humiliated with demeaning questions.  See, even as as a law abiding, tax paying lawyer, as a Black man nothing is more terrifying than having unwarranted police conduct.  In fact, I am still having nightmares and anxiety about the …

Unfair Drug Enforcement Destroys Black Community, Threatens American Justice System.

A major factor in our justice system working properly, is our collective respect and belief that the system is fair and impartial. So, while unequal and racially bias enforcement must end because it unfairly targets and egregiously decimates the Black community. Just as importantly, this practice must end because it erodes faith and trust (the little that’s left) in the …