The Ex-Pat Series

In the increasingly contentious air that is swirling around America, some African Americans are taking their power back and choosing to leave America in search of kinder winds. The Ex-Pat Series aims to give voice to those who have made a Herculean choice to live well in their skin, without the constant threat that liberties […]

Three Minutes

On January 7, 2023, Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old black man was brutally killed by five Black police officers. As we approach the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder in 2020, it is just another gut-wrenching murder. Needless to say, countless Black male murders have occurred since George Floyd, but this one is unique because the perpetrators […]


This month, March, marks Disability Awareness Month in the United States. A disability is defined as “the experience of any condition that makes it more difficult for a person to do certain activities or have equitable access within a given society.” Disabilities can be visible (someone with down syndrome or a wheelchair user), invisible (dyslexia or diabetes), physical (an amputee), mental (PTSD) or a combination of all. According to the CDC, 1 in 4, or 26% of Americans identify as having a disability. As of 2021, that number included 5.5 million African Americans. Unfortunately, many black people are unwilling to disclose or have yet to have their disability diagnosed – and we, the black community, must change that!

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Rap By The Gun, Die By The Gun

“I never ever ran from the Ku Klux Klan and I shouldn’t have to run from a Black man ‘cause that’s….”. If you grew up listening to hip-hop then you know the rest. This next lyric though, “Funky fresh dressed to impressed ready to party!” MC Lyte rapped rhetorical, “you not guarding the door so what you got a gun for?” Exactly. That part! Self-destruction. The hook to this hip-hop classic still waxes prophetic today. It begsthe question and crystallizes my thoughts […]

I Grew up in Harlem, NY: Opinion

 Co-Host of Word on the Street  Airing nightly on 95.5 FM WSB  7P-10P  I grew up in Harlem, NY. In Harlem at that time, gangsters and hardworking Black men and women lived side by side. It was the “corner boys” who once ran after a man who stole my grandfather’s Black Buick, caught him, and […]

Going Backwards: The 2022 Overturning of Roe v. Wade

By Kim Green If enslavement is defined as having one’s free will put in the hands of another who has the power to control one’s body, mind and destiny, then the overturning of Roe v Wade is in fact, The 21st century’s version of female enslavement.   June 24, 2022 was a turning point. It signaled […]