Kanye West is a Symptom of the Problem

For many Kanye West fans, his stance for the last few years has been problematic, to say the least. However, what some know, but many are seemingly unwilling to say, is that the issue is bigger than Kanye. West’s problem is that he has an altered and limited level of consciousness. What I mean by…

Does “I Am Not Your Negro” honor James Baldwin? (a reflection)

Since November 4, 2016 I have been in a constant state of reflection, so I figured I should start sharing these moments beyond my own subconscious. On Sunday, Februrary 5, 2017, after visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, I decided it was an appropriate time to see what for me has been a long…

Between the World and Me (Book Review)

Is this acclaimed book really worth all the hype? Ms. Malcolm Hughes: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Do you remember still how it felt the first time you heard The College Dropout? How it was as if someone had reached into your soul and was telling your story? Not only was the…