About the author: Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college professor and writer from Chicago, who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books. Get his recently released Science Fiction novel A Glitch in Humanity by clicking here.Continue reading “The Economics of Juneteenth: The Rich Will Get Richer and Whiter”
About the author: Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college English professor and writer from Chicago who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. For self-publishers, authors and other writers and Creatives, Jermaine provides proofreading on Fivver. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books.Continue reading “JUST IN 04/20/2021 Case Closed: Derek Chauvin Verdict GUILTY!”
Update: Derrick Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in April 2021 in relation to his murdering George Floyd. Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced June 25, 2021. Amid the beginning of the pandemic, protests across America broke out in support of George Floyd, a Black man strangled to death while pinned downContinue reading “Memo to the Rebel Black Boy in the Name of George Floyd (Jury Pick Starts Today in Trial of Derek Chauvin)”
Now that the dust has settled, I can address the Johnny Come Lately Trump supporter syndrome infecting Black people across America from the elites to the not-so-elite. What started with a failed reality tv show star (Omorosa) and two unhinged Black women (Diamond and Silk), the Black Trump supporter movement has snowballed into an enormousContinue reading “Black Trump Supporters Are Weird ASF”
Update: Angel Bumpass’s hearing for a new trial is rescheduled for August 13, 2021, according to Concerned Citizens for Justice. Follow the “Justice for Angel Bumpass” Instagram page for more updates. At the age of 23, Angel Bumpass sits incarcerated, serving a 60-year-sentence for a murder that occurred when she was just 13-years-old. On herContinue reading “Angel Bumpass: No Freedom, No Peace”
“I never got that kind of energy from the po-po,” Johnathan Price wrote, concerning officers. From his experiences, he claimed, he never got bad treatment from police. He urged Black people to judge by their own experiences, not everyone else’s. Johnathan defend cops. Ironically, it was his belief in police, his trust in police thatContinue reading “The Irony of Johnathan Price”
Painting this thug as the equivalent of Superman legitimizes his actions and paints his Black victims as the bad guys.