What is being Conscious?

Consciousness is defined as “being awake and aware of one’s surrounding”. Speaking for myself and most of the population we have been in a perpetual state of the exact opposite or “asleep” for the better part of our existence in this country. Before beginning the introspective journey of seeking “consciousness”, the limits of my historical … Read more

Has America Become More Racist Since Obama Went Into Office?

by Kristina Byas No one ever would have thought that the election of President Obama would lead to America becoming more racist. When Obama was elected as the 44th president, it was supposed to demonstrate the progress that our country has made with accepting diversity. While there was definitely progress made, racism in America has … Read more

School Never Taught Me About Great African Women!

In school the only thing I got taught about African women, is that they were enslaved and took to the Americas. I always got told that the greatest women of the African diaspora were singers, or actors, sports stars or sex symbols. They never told me about the African queen Nefertiti who ruled alongside Akhenaten … Read more