Circling back to Mel's claim about 400 million dollars per year being invested in racially based issues, more groups have taken the market share of financial resources. The NAACP had a 27 million dollar budget in 1999. (Bartlet, 2004)The Antiracist Research & Policy Center received 1.5 million from the Rockefeller Foundation this month (Yahoo News, 2020). Black Lives Matter Global Network manager, Kailee Scales, proclaimed that George Floyd's death sparked national outrage, "a watershed moment for all black-led groups." (Loiaconi, 2020). I will admit that watershed doesn't mean wealth. Still, when we consider that one recent Black Lives Matter petition alone brought in $5 million in online contributions (Loiaconi, 2020), it is safe to assume that Mel is right. Racism is a goldmine.
The snap chat message read: For all my friends at Graham Central High School I’m really not Playing Around they About to Shoot up of Graham Central High School So don’t go To school I don’t know The full Details but Go to school At your own risk So share When teachers arrived... Continue Reading →
It’s been a long while since I sat down and blogged. I’ve been preoccupied with writing another edition of my Men, Djinn, and Angels series and regrettably have not written about the pressing things on my mind. I have waited far too long to share my thoughts and I am very much in shock and... Continue Reading →
Let’s take for example the story of the Watchers from The Book of Enoch and compare it to the Titans in Greek mythology. How similar are they? The Watchers were taken by the angels and placed in a prison where they are to remain – some of them for 70 generations – whereas the Titans were placed in Tartarus after their war with the gods.