Thanks to Upscale magazine for allowing me to contribute to this month's issue! You can also find it at my portfolio.
"Most of my heroes don't appear on no stamp!!" (but some do)
An essay at Daily Kos is making the rounds on social media right now, with the author making a case that Dr. King ended terrorism for black people in the south. While I agree with that, and I'm not really sure anybody could deny it, you could argue that what really made Dr. King's legacy possible was a very simple factor--he worked hard.
Cut a figurative check to those who paid the cost.
MJ is in Orlando at the Gaylord Palms, keeping it truthy for the annual convention gathering of the National Association of Black Journalists. I'll be posting cool stuff as I collect and configure it for my use, but here's a quick slideshow for starters of the scene. Peep it, and be sure to check back tomorrow for photos of a panel with the parents of the late Trayvon Martin, and so much more.
This is where Michael B. Jordan shares his thoughts on the world with the world. Share yours back.