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May 19, 2014

This woman is 70, but she looks like she’s 40: Here’s why

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Annette Larkin’s has eaten a 100 percent raw, vegan diet for decades, and she is reaping the benefits. She refers to the diet as her own fountain of youth. She grows many of her own fruits and vegetables in her backyard and also collects rainwater. A raw vegan diet is free from all animal products, so Annette eats a lot of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. While Annette has followed this…

Interview with Sam Greenlee: Author of “The Spook who sat by the door”

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Sam Greenlee has an amazing story that you’ll want to hear.  May he rest in peace. Here is what they said about him on Colorines.com: Writer and filmmaker Sam Greenlee, best known for his 1969 novel “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” passed away on Monday. He was 83. The novel tells the story of a CIA agent who uses his training to turn a Chicago street gang into a…

How the sports lottery is destroying the black male community

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Damario Solomon Simmons is the managing partner of Solomon Simmons Sharrock & Associates, Director of Oklahoma’s largest legal diversity program, and an adjunct professor for the University of Oklahoma’s African & African-American Studies Program. Like many young, black men who grow up in low-income, single parent households, his long time dream was to play in the NFL, but that dream was cut short when he tore his ACL during his…

Dr. Umar Johnson explains that black people are cowardly because they are broke

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  This is a great video, in which Dr. Umar Johnson tells the truths that many black people either don’t hear or don’t want to believe.  He explains that black people have been hammered in global economic warfare, largely because we are financially illiterate. Also, black people are cowardly because we are afraid of losing our jobs. What do you think? How often do you see a black person sit…