The Reign of April

At the intersection of race, politics and pop culture.

The Reign of April

At the intersection of race, politics and pop culture.

The Reign of April

At the intersection of race, politics and pop culture.

The Reign of April

At the intersection of race, politics and pop culture.

The Reign of April

At the intersection of race, politics and pop culture.

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Your Thoughts: Affection Between Male Family Members

  We are talking about some of the recent cases of domestic violence that are in the news: Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson specifically.  The conversation broadened into a discussion...

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The Buck Stops with Congress, not President Obama, for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Do you remember the Schoolhouse Rock clip in which a piece of paper named “Bill” explains how laws are made? To summarize: Congress makes the laws and the President signs...

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For the Love of God – Short Film

    Post-racial America.  That’s what we’re supposed to be living in, right? Our first Black President and First Family are thought to be significant gains by people of color...

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President Obama Is Not Our Savior

I have been a President Obama supporter since he declared his candidacy on that cold February day in 2007. He hasn’t always done things the way I would have preferred,...

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Samahope – My New Passion

The BlogHer 10th Anniversary conference provided so many opportunities to be inspired. As a first-time attendee, I experienced a dizzying number of sessions from which to choose. On Friday afternoon, I...

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The Farce of Boehner’s Lawsuit

John Boehner, current Speaker of the House of Representatives, has been threatening to file a lawsuit against President Obama and the Obama Administration for weeks now.  Just today, it was...

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Does President Obama have “Daddy Issues?”

On February 15, 2013, President Obama traveled to his home of Chicago to speak on “strengthening the economy of the middle class.”  Despite the official title provided by the White...

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The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour: What’s in a name, Beyoncé?

Beyoncé was the featured performer during the halftime show of Super Bowl 47.  A disclaimer: I do not consider myself a Beyoncé fan.  I do not own any of her...

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Who is the real NRA?

There has been a lot of talk lately about gun safety, assault weapons, and the National Rifle Association (NRA).  President Obama has released his plan on gun safety; you can...