It’s our diversity that makes us special.

We are in awe if we stand in front of a garden filled with flowers of all colours. Our mind wanders how such a beauty came to fruition. After a heavy shower ,we look up and see the colours of the rainbow in the sky, Secretly we hope that one day we will find theContinue reading “It’s our diversity that makes us special.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr would have turned 89 today if it hadn’t been for that fateful day in Memphis on April 4, 1968. King’s legal name at birth was Michael King, and his father was also born Michael King, but the elder King changed his and his son’s names. The King family had several tragediesContinue reading “Martin Luther King Jr.”

Songs that made a difference.

To quote John Miles”Music was my first love and it will be my last”. Music is my passion, its power has no equal. A good song can make you happy, sad or angry, a great song will make you think. There are songs that made a difference and made people think. Unfortunately nowadays artists onlyContinue reading “Songs that made a difference.”

Taught to Hate-KKK Kids

The Ku Klux Klan has survived for more than 150 years. Its ideology of hatred and white supremacy continued to keep attracting new members through the Holocaust, the civil rights movement, and on past the election of America’s first black president. It seems unbelievable that hatred could live on for that long, that anyone inContinue reading “Taught to Hate-KKK Kids”

A child is born with no state of mind Blind to the ways of mankind.

  Don’t worry I haven’t suddenly become a Hip Hop artist. although the title of this blog does come from a classic Hip Ho[ track. called “the Message” by Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, but it is a powerful line and oh so true. Children don’t see the color of a skin or aContinue reading “A child is born with no state of mind Blind to the ways of mankind.”

The Court martial of Jackie Robinson.

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. The Dodgers, by signing Robinson, heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players toContinue reading “The Court martial of Jackie Robinson.”

The Battle of Bamber Bridge

The Battle of Bamber Bridge was an outbreak of racial violence and mutiny that began in the evening of 24 June 1943 among American servicemen stationed in the British village of Bamber Bridge, Lancashire. Coming just days after the 1943 Detroit race riot. The incident was sparked by the attempted arrest by white Military PoliceContinue reading “The Battle of Bamber Bridge”