End Daniel Pantaleo’s GoFundMe Page

The spirit of the #FirePantaleo movement was short-lived. Not that he was hired back but for another reason. Less than twenty-four hours after word got around that Daniel Pantaleo was being fired and lost his pension, someone by the name of R Trois created a GoFundMe page to raise $150,000 for an unlawful, “untruthful,” and “disingenuous” former officer. Indeed, this is America. A country where people wage arguments attempting to qualify a “smart mouth” as justification for killing another human being is down right inhuman and like Marc Lamont Hill…

BREAKING: Stephon Clark Law Signed Tightening Deadly Force By Police

California adopts country’s strictest law to curb police killings In a major victory Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the nation’s strictest law into legislation in a call to tighten parameters on police use of deadly force. Link to Bill AB 392 Sparked by nationwide outrage and protests after the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California last year it sets a larger precedence where deaths of unarmed Black men are concerned. On the night of March 18, 2018 Sacramento police officers Terrance Mercadal and Jared Robinet chased the 22-year-old…

Black in the Day….Dr. Charles Drew, the Father of the Modern Day Bloodbank

August 20, 1944: On this day the Spingarn Medal was presented to Charles R. Drew “who set up and ran the blood plasma bank in the Presbyterian Hospital in New York City which served as one of the models for the widespread system of blood banks now in operation for the American Red Cross.” In order to understand the significance of this, let me give you pertinent info on the award itself as well as Dr. Drew. The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for…

Top 20 Black Flexes for Black 30 Something’s

As most of us who are 30 plus know, residing in the realm of 30 something forces you to approach life differently. We must monitor our food (Except when Popeye’s drops a nuke on our taste buds) and alcohol intake because our metabolism becomes slower than Trump reading from a teleprompter and our energy levels are, well, mf WASHED. And as we come to realization that our metabolism and party prowess isn’t what it used to be, we start looking for different ways to flex our washed, financial independence while…