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My Thoughts on the Derek Chauvin Trail

By: Charles A. Jackson Bey The question was posed do I think George Floyd received Justice? And the answer is NO!!! And the reason I say this is due to the fact he is no longer alive! From his life coming to an end sooner than it should have. By a man who took an […]

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Power Within Us

We each have the ability to create, conquer, or give in to any thought that comes to our mind. And with each one of those abilities there is so much to consider. The mind is a beautiful place when it is filled with the right thoughts because what we think we tend to behave according […]

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FIGHT OR FLIGHT

On April 20, 2010 I went numb. I had to! Fight or flight….. I choose to survive. Nothing about the system was just. No evidence, perjured testimony, a subterfuge case. I caught my breath as the judge said 32-50 years in prison for crimes I did not commit. When will I breathe again? Sitting alone […]

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THOUGHTS ON THE DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL

First and foremost, I would like to send my condolences to George Floyd’s family and friends as well as all those that lost their lives to senseless acts committed by law enforcement officers around the world. On May 25th, 2020, the whole world witnessed a modern day lynching of an unarmed black man in America, […]

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The Company You Keep

It Is Better to Be Alone, than to be in The Wrong Company. Tell me who your Best Friends are and I’ll Tell You Who you are. If you run with wolves you’ll Learn How to Howl, But if you Associate with Eagles, You Will Learn How to Soar To Great Heights. A Mirror Reflects […]

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George Floyd – Sincere Change Must Be Made!

Greetings to everybody, Q. We want to know if you think Justice was given to George Floyd? No! Because Mr. Floyd should still be alive and officer Chauvin should’ve been arrested on the spot by his peers when he was asked, then told, to get off Floyd’s neck. Especially once Floyd stated he couldn’t breathe, […]

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Mental Health Awareness

By: Joseph Green [May was] Mental Health Awareness Month. This is also the month that my life changed forever. On May 29, 2007 I was falsely accused of a crime I did not commit. As a man who not only has dealt with and battled mental illness but who has also seen family and friends […]

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What [i]s JUSTICE? (And How Does It Look?)

By: Duval Newsome El #149982 Many of us look at the results of the Derek Chauvin trial and say: “Finally, Justice is given in a police killing of an unarmed Black man!” This being the case, why then do we still feel the dread of this happening again? Something is missing! If this was true […]

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A Human Life is Priceless

Name: Ahjamu Kahlifah baruti Slave Name: Richard lee Carter Hostage # 178539 Topic: My personal thoughts on the trial of Derek Chauvin; and if I think justice was given to George Floyd? The guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial triggered an out pouring of emotions and a sense of relief among Afrikan (Black […]

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HOW TO PRACTICE MEDITATION/MINDFULNESS IN DAILY LIFE

By: Darren Cross The primary objective of meditation is to strengthen awareness. The natural extension of meditation in daily life is “mindfulness”. Very often in daily life our consciousness drifts to conversations and events of the past or hopes and fears of the future. Mindfulness in my estimation is a steadfast effort to remain in […]