Friday, January 29, 2016

Akil Alleyne ― Stacey Dash & the REAL Black History Month Double Standard

Why is it that white ethnic groups can celebrate their heritage without controversy, but African-Americans' celebration of their culture is considered suspect?

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Reginald Kaigler — Obama's ATF GUN Scandal! PLANET X Beyond Pluto! ORAL SEX Increases Cancer Risk

My commentary on a new development in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal, astronomers claiming that there may be a 10th planet in our solar system, the boom in existing home sales and a study claiming that oral sex maybe linked to an increase in cancer.


Friday, January 22, 2016

Black Libertarian Speaks to Black America


Are black Americans ultimately fucking themselves over by voting for Democrats every time?
Is bigger government the answer to rise out of poverty? Or do we need to lead the change ourselves?

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Bryant Jackson-Green ― Re-entry reform must be a policy priority in 2016

Criminal-justice reform can only be successful if policymakers work to remove barriers to employment and work.

(via Illinois Policy)

Most people expect that a criminal offender will have to serve some time in prison, both as punishment and as a means to protect public safety. But too often, people overlook the fact that the criminal-justice system in Illinois continues to punish ex-offenders who’ve already completed their prison sentences and parole – who’ve already repaid their “debt to society.” Many former offenders are locked out of jobs and stable employment even after they’ve completed their sentences.

The single biggest factor in reducing crime and poverty in communities throughout the state is employment. For criminal-justice reform to be successful, Illinois must figure out how to promote job opportunities for former offenders. The more barriers there are to work and employment, the more likely it is that ex-offenders will resort to returning to crime.

Here are three policy changes that Illinois politicians should consider in 2016.

Read the full article HERE.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Akil Alleyne ― The Oregon Incident & the Meaning of Terrorism

No, the militia stunt in Oregon doesn't qualify as terrorism, because it doesn't involve deliberate, politically driven violence against civilians.