Not So Random Post: Charles Barkley, Ben Carson, Don Lemon, White People, and….Migos?

I haven’t done one of these random posts in awhile but since this idea is how I started writing in the first place, what better way to get back in the game? Let’s start with… ...What the fuck is wrong with Charles Barkley? I'm aware the Charles Barkley has always been sort of an idiot, but lately, he seems to be outdoing himself. I'm partially confused as to why anyone is asking Charles Barkley questions when he can barely form a coherent sentence. Not sure if we can blame Charles fully Read more [...]

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The Ferguson Chronicles: @Nettaaaaaaaa Meets Mike Brown Sr.

Click to see other entries in The Ferguson Chronicles.  -- Originally sent August 17th, 2014.  God is truly moving and working. He knows my thoughts and my heart. Dealing with trolls and misleading media outlets, walking back to our hotel I saw Attorney Crump & held my chest in awe. Looking to the left, there was this large powerful man, having a moment to himself in the corner. It was Michael Brown Jr's father. I asked if he was the father and also asked if I could give him a hug. Read more [...]

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Justice For Michael Brown: From DC to Ferguson, Missouri

To Whom It May Concern: My name is Kimberly Jefferson. I am an alum of Florida A&M University and currently reside in the Washington, DC area. Myself, along with a few fellow alums of different HBCUs living across the DMV, have come together in an effort to show solidarity and concern for an epidemic that is sweeping our nation. Over 9 days ago a young man by the name of Michael Brown was shot and killed by a law enforcement officer in the small city of Ferguson, Missouri. Michael was unarmed. Read more [...]

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The Ferguson Chronicles: Live From the Street with @Nettaaaaaaaa

Click here to see what The Ferguson Chronicles is all about and to read the first post in this ongoing series. When I originally started this series, one of the people I wanted to make sure everybody heard from was Johnetta. From the very first day until now, she's been one of the most prominent eyes and ears on the ground for what's happening in Ferguson. To say how proud I am of this woman, someone I've never met or spoke to much before this event, would be an understatement. Her play-by-play Read more [...]

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The Ferguson Chronicles: How It All Started

To say this last week has been physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting would be an understatement. Since news first broke on Twitter that 18 year old Mike Brown was executed by a member of the Ferguson PD, I’ve followed the news with fervor. I’ve been glued to my timeline for updates for over a week now and since news outlets finally decided to cover the story, I’ve spent hours flipping through CNN, MSNBC, and even on occasion, Fox News Channel. I’ve consumed a seemingly neverending Read more [...]

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