Braddock PA

Criminogenic Society Dictates Dismantling Of Black Communities

With the opening of a new upscale restaurant in one of western Pennsylvania’s poorest communities It’s extremely important that we present and talk about things going forwards in context. In a criminogenic society, this is extremely important because we live in a structure where the method of decontextualizing subject matters, taking context out of a […]

Collective trauma of Black pain and death is generational in America

The déjà vu of Black pain, trauma and death is a generational experience in America. Black Americans are stuck in a loop of violence, economic exclusion, oppression and injustice. Black Americans exist and somehow survive  in a constant state of trauma and distress. They are forever aware of their  close proximity to violent death , ordinary […]

Radical Change: Empowering Black America to reinvent itself, no strings attached.

Generation after generation of useless federal, state, and local policies has quarantined Black Americans in poor isolated slums. The call for “Hope” must now give way to demands of Radical Change. There is no denying that government—federal, state, and local—have intentionally employed explicitly racial laws, policies, and regulations to ensure that Black Americans would live […]

Reinventing Black Leadership Starts in the Community

We’ve got the wrong people speaking for us and the wrong motives driving their efforts. The simple fact is, if we want to be a serious people, we need serious leaders. A people and their community is often judged by the quality of its leadership. Reinventing Black leadership and the vision for redeveloping Black America is […]

Seattle Testimonial Demonstrates Impact

In Seattle Rex Hohlbein had been designing luxurious homes for more than two decades when his life began to shift. He began inviting homeless people into the office of his architecture firm to warm up, use the bathroom and get a cup of coffee. Pretty soon, he found it hard to spend his days designing […]

Braddock Art Gallery Seeks Funding

A project meant to strengthen the role of marginalized Braddock residents in their community’s redevelopment is seeking $20,000 via an Indiegogo campaign that has just weeks to go. The Visual Landscape Gallery Boutique, an art gallery and a community-resource center, is an initiative of the Braddock Inclusion Project.  The nonprofit BIP is run by Isaac Bunn, […]

War on Drugs destroys Black America

We can’t talk about the War on Drugs without talking about the criminal justice system. When you talk about arrests for drugs, illegal traffic stops and killings of unarmed individuals you have to talk about how the dominate society view other people. You must talk about a system that’s riddled with racism. The deeper you […]

Black America Locked Out From All Economic Opportunity and Advancment

In 2017 the fact remains that Black America is Locked Out of all governmental structured laws and policies that allow  for the advancement and self sustaining quality of life basic human rights. Necessities  that all human beings have a right to. Black America is Locked Out of Education, Jobs, all Economic opportunity and the Justice system […]

Indoctrination Continues To Produce Subservient Black Leadership

The never ending  indoctrination of Black Americans has robbed Black America of it’s ability to foster true leadership. During the indoctrination years, and this for Black Americans means from the cradle to the grave, the Black community is being conditioned to love, forgive, obey, honor and respect white history, people and their ideology.   Because the […]

Trump Budget Cuts Continue the Erasure of Black life in America

In addition to major budget cuts to a number of major federal government agencies, the White House budget released Thursday proposes the complete elimination of a number of smaller departments and programs. Budget cuts that will disproportionately devastate Black Americans.Last year, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump condescendingly said to African-Americans, “You live in your poverty, your […]