“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
First, and for most, we pray for peace, and justice for Mr. George Floyd’s loves ones. We can’t imagine the pain they are going through during this difficult time.
Like many of you, we are shocked and outraged at the senseless murder of Mr. George Floyd. There is no sugar-coating; his right to
“life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” was stolen from him.Continue reading Justice for Mr. George Floyd→
UPDATE (2/20/2020): Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison. No word if a pardon by President Trump will be made.
The media is abuzz again! President Donald Trump tweeted support for his longtime friend Roger Stone and his disappointment on federal prosecutors recommending a seven to nine-year prison sentence for Stone. President Trump also incited more speculation by congratulating Attorney General Bill Barr for looking into the case, which made people question if the Trump Administration is protecting his cronies from receiving fair and impartial justice for crimes.Continue reading President Trump and Roger Stone→
Last weekend, I spent most of Saturday nestled under my blanket on the couch watching “Who Killed Malcolm X?” on Netflix. I must be honest. I have always admired Malcolm X. He made his mark on the world decades before I was born, but when I watch old black and white videos of him, I am captivated. I see a handsome, articulate black man with purpose and devotion to uplifting his people, and that is a precious sight to be seen, despite the fact, I am not a Muslim or Nation of Islam (NOI) member.Continue reading Documentary Review: Who Killed Malcolm X?→
Since his death on January 3, 2020, by the United States at the Baghdad International Airport, the question that everybody has been asking is: who was General Qassem Soleimani?
Who exactly was Qassem Soleimani?
Born in 1957, Qassem Soleimani was arguably the most powerful military personnel not only in Iran but across the Middle East. Iran’s Supreme Leader once referred to him as a “living martyr of revolution” due to the enormous contribution that he made in the Iranian army. Soleimani joined the Revolutionary Guard in 1979 and was in the front line during the Iraq-Iran war that lasted for about eight years and resulted in the death of at least one million lives. Around 1998, Soleimani was named the commander of the Quds Force, which he lead until his demise on Friday. Quds Force¹ is estimated to have 15,000 members. Continue reading Who was Qassem Soleimani?→