Tag Archives: Systemic racism

“Divisive Rhetoric”?

Ok, I keep hearing this complaint time and again. The argument from many people is that “we don’t need this divisive rhetoric” and “we should come together to talk peaceably.” These are fine sentiments…if they managed to get to the … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter

I really want to talk about this topic. See, I’ve seen a lot of folks calling out this movement based on recent violence against Police Officers which has made the news. There has been a petition sent to the White … Continue reading

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Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Movement.

Have you heard his name? Well you really should because chances are, if not for Bayard Rustin, you would not know the name Martin Luther King Jr. Rustin was the man behind the magic for much of the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Black Panthers

So for Today’s history lesson, I would like to discuss a group that is often much maligned and misrepresented in history. Of course if you have learned anything from reading my work, it is that most of these men and … Continue reading

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Are you Sick?

Are you sick of seeing me write posts like this? Wonderful! I am sick and tired of writing them. But #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile both deserve to have their names heard. They do. Just like Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, … Continue reading

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Social Justice and FSL

For those who have perused my blog, you may have noticed two particular themes which seem to appear time and again: Social Justice and Fraternity and Sorority Life. These are two areas that have become rather important to me personally. … Continue reading

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The -Isms V. Bigotry

So There has been a lot of issues coming up lately about this idea of racism. Many people throw it around quite a bit but very few seem to truly understand what it means. Most use the simplest definition they … Continue reading

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Frustration Knows No Bounds….

Perhaps you have heard about Tamir Rice. Perhaps you have even read a bit about his story. Maybe you were even one of those brave enough to watch the video. If you were, I applaud you. Let’s be honest, watching … Continue reading

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Trouble brewing in Missouri…again

So today I am back on Missouri. This time, though, I am referring to both the state and the university. See, a state representative recently proposed a bill to take players who do not play their sport for any reason … Continue reading

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Racism Exists

If you have any doubt, look at responses from the Supreme Court today in regards to opening statements on the Fisher case, particularly Justice Scalia’s. Typically, on here I discuss systemic issues. This means larger issues that are typically hidden … Continue reading

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