Author Archives: Charing Ball
The problem is not that most people don’t like cops. The problem is that when we need them, some cops don’t always show up. Sometimes, when they do show up, they don’t always follow the laws that they are supposed to uphold and protect equitably.
See why Charing took issue with some of Roland’s views and let us know if you agree?
Charing Ball says that even though D’Angelo doesn’t want to be defined as a neo-soul artist, “Black Messiah” is very regressive and very much, for lack of a better word, neo-soul. But that’s not a bad thing.
The notion that we have to be twice as good applies even in the way we die.
Did these nominations seem a bit off to you?
Charing says Empire is definitely sending a message about homophobia in the black community, but does the way it does so push the conversation in a positive direction or reinforce sad stereotypes, which try to paint blacks as more homophobic than anyone else?
Are Black athletes finally waking up?
Do you think we need another tactic?
He had some very interesting things to say. Check them out inside.
After a jury failed to bring Eric Garner’s killer to justice, Charing asks, what does it mean to be peaceful when we still haven’t seen change or justice?