Attempts to de-legitimize Kaepernick through puppet Jay-Z pact will backfire Hip-hop billionaire Jay-Z’s timing couldn’t have been worse as he announced a multi-year partnership between his company and the National Football League on the eve of NYPD Commissioner James P. Oneill’s firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who choked to death Eric Garner whose chilling […]Read More WE’VE MOVED PAST KNEELING?
America’s at crossroad after domestic terrorist attack, The Donald’s racist rants and silence of Republican sycophants “Evolution, revolution, gun control, the sound of soul, . . . Fear in the air, tension ev’rywhere and the only safe place to live is on an Indian reservation, . . . Round and round and around we go, where […]Read More Ball of Confusion
https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-news/atlanta-ranked-fourth-fastest-gentrifying-city/E74wz9VxF5TxWcsUinKRmK/ This article just posted from the AJC confirms almost all I have written about gentrification recently. Gentrification has both race and class implications, but, moreover, it points to very poor public policy being advanced by our so-called leaders.Read More Gentrification: Atlanta 4th fastest growing city
Last week I posted a column about gentrification and the African American community that stimulated quite a reaction. Some wanted to know why I only dealt with the African American community. They asked, is not “gentrification more of a white problem?” Also, I was asked why I didn’t state my personal belief about it; “had […]Read More Gentrification and the Black Community: Revisited
Gentrification and the African American Community Author’s note: After taking a hiatus for about nearly 7 months to run for city council, it is good to be back lifting my voice and sharing my truth. As a candidate who had not been on a ballot since 1993, it was intriguing to see how much the […]Read More OOPS, THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
I offer myself as a candidate for the Atlanta City Council, District 3 because if we meet the challenges that remain and embrace the opportunities before us and in the future we will have one of the best, diverse, vibrant, and inclusive districts in the city. I am fiercely devoted to maintaining and enhancing the […]Read More Why I’m Running for Atlanta City Council . . . Again
You meet homeless, racial paranoid, cult of ignorance The Atlanta Beltline when completed will be 33 miles of multiuse trails along abandoned railroad right of-way. The Westside Beltline runs through the historic Washington Park neighborhood, the first Black subdivision in Atlanta, historic West End, and Adair Park, among others. Overlapping with the West End […]Read More Adventures on Westside Beltline