Amber Guyger Was Guilty From the Start

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j6nti-c1aac3 This episode focused on the trial and guilty verdict of Amber Guyger for the murder of Botham Jean. I have been following this since the beginning and have been waiting with baited breath for this exact verdict. Hopefully, they don’t let her off easy with the sentencing phase. In my talk, I give a timeline of events from the murder up until the verdict with the hope of giving some clarity to those who may not be fully aware of what is going one. In the end, I pray…

A Tale of Two Justice Systems

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hrprn-b71c6e This episode I start off discussing how flawed our justice system is and how the privileged get a leg up and an automatic benefit of the doubt while non privileged people of color do not. I illustrate this by detailing three cases and the stark differences between them and how those differences predetermined the outcomes. We do indeed live under two different justice systems. My second segment is politricks as usual where I once again talk about another gaffe made by our very underwhelming commander in chief Orange Blunder.…

The Direct Relationship Between Mental Illness and Poverty

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-h6nrp-b03b49 With May being Mental Health Awareness Month we are making a concentrated effort to spread the word about Mental Health in the Black Community. I also discuss the issue of how expensive it is to be poor in America and the direct relationship between poverty and mental health. I touch on the stigma associated with mental health, the problems with overdraft fees, as well as predatory lending and cash bail reform. This is an overview and the beginning of a series of pieces that we are producing on Black…

Let’s Talk it Over

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-js4ky-af7097 This episode I discuss a variety of things going on in the news as well as our culture. The first thing I addressed was the killer of Mr. James Byrd finally being executed in Texas. This has finally brought this horrific case to a close and has given his family the justice and closure that they deserve. I also delved into the highly controversial discussion that has been raging o about the burning of the Notre Dame cathedral in France and the reactions of our nation’s leaders towards it…