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  • Do Black Lives Really Matter?

    Do black lives really matter? This is a question I’ve been contemplating since the “Black Lives Matter” movement first began. As I have taken a hard, objective look at our community, I have been able to formulate an answer to this question; but, I would like to share with you some of the things I have observed and than give you, the reader, the chance to answer this question for yourself. To be clear, I am a firm supporter of what the “Black Lives Matter” movement stands for. Background: The Black Lives Matter movement began in February 2013 as a #hashtag in response to the [...]

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    A Million Men Marched?

    September 11, 2018 | Blog | fredrick
    A Million Men Marched?

    I want to start this blog by saying that I am a complete supporter of anything that takes place in our community, that provides a tangible benefit for the community as a whole. Where, that tangible benefit outweighs the downside risk of the actions taken. I also have an overall respect for Minister Farrakhan as an intellectual and a man with the right intentions in general. Background: In 1995, Minister Louis Farrakhan called upon African American males to form a united front and descend upon our nation's capital to march and protest. The aim of this endeavor was to gain the attention [...]

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