Is There A Price For Freedom?

“The road to Freedom is always stalked by death” –Angela Davis The implication here is there is responsibility that comes along with freedom. Therefore, the more free you are, the more responsible you must be. Responsible, not just in supporting yourself with a job, but being an invested party within our government system. Government isContinue reading “Is There A Price For Freedom?”

Diff’rent Strokes

What Does Freedom Mean To Me? As with anything, words are assigned the meaning that you give to them. I’ve had varying levels of freedom over the years, each time believing I was free… Until I became more free. Freedom is simply the right to choose.             Now the tricky thing is, Freedom looks differentContinue reading “Diff’rent Strokes”

To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question

If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I would not choose to permanently ban any word from usage for several reasons. First, restricting a person’s basic rights is a slippery slope and an unnecessary one. Once you decide to restrict words, where does it end? BecauseContinue reading “To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question”


Did Skin Color Matter to Slaves? Perspective 7 of 13 | The Slavery Project Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out Ok…here we go…We’re all in this together… Sentiment around American slaves often exclusively focuses on weakness. And is rather one-note, namely, people either worked in the field picking cotton or they worked in theContinue reading “Colorism”


Nonconformer – a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs. Perspective 6 of 13 | The Slavery Project Nonconformers are an important part of society because they provide the rest of us with perspective, and most importantly – with options. They inadvertently push against the status quo which gets us toContinue reading “Society’s NONCONFORMERS”

 Its a Human Thang…

Bullies – Victims And the Game of Thrones Perspective 5 of 13 | The Slavery Project It is often said that life is a game. A look at history reveals a very clear pattern present in most societies since… Forever. And that is:  As long as human beings have sought to oppress each other, theyContinue reading ” Its a Human Thang…”