Tag: African American San Diego

When You Don’t Want To Be Here

1,810 Black people aged five to 17 who had died by suicide between 2003 and 2017. They found that suicides rose over-time during that period among Black youth of all ages and that the biggest increases occurred among teens aged 15 to 17. More than 2.5 times as many Black boys died by suicide as Black girls, but the annual increase among girls—6.6 percent—was more than twice what it was for boys.

The Business of the NFL

Brian Flores’s Dolphins swept Bill Belichick’s supreme team “New England Patriots” all season. Did Brian’s lack of tanking games possibly embarrass Bill? Did Brain spank his boys with the Dolphin broom, and sent those Patriots home with their tails between their legs anger Bill? Was the text message a “Dig” at Brian’s hopes and dreams, by texting “You have the job” then saying “Oops, sorry, wrong Brian.” I believe Bill knew what he was doing.

BLACK Wealth for Civil Rights

The title will astound you if you were to truly understand it. The year 2022 presents the Black individual with a real conundrum. It doesn’t matter if you are, a Ph.D., JD, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, COMMUNITY LEADER, ENTREPRENEUR, or a simple sympathizer of Black People, if you do not understand the exceptionalism of Black people

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Entrepreneur of 2021

Shala Waines; The Vision Creative Behind Soul Swap Meet Publisher Cheryl Morrow spoke to Shala about her vision and passion for Black San Diego, and the opportunity her vision affords Black businesses. It is clear that Shala is clear. She modestly accepted this achievement as our Entrepreneur of 2021 with grace. But that is not

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The Power of Prosecution

Editorial There’s something different in the air we must admit. The power of prayer must be the Power of Truth. As always, the Black machine is the same ole playbook of Black activists, yes Al Sharpton and company trying to take center stage and shine the light on prayer. Black America is in a spiritual

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Remember Shirley

Do you remember the infamous Beer Summit, the one that Henry Louis Gates got when his feelings were hurt when reminded he was a black man in White America? The entire incident was deemed a “Teachable Moment” by then and former president Barack Obama. He invited the VP Joseph Biden, Gates, and officer Crowley to

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SWEET CALIFIA; CALIFORNIA

California Democratic Party Black Caucus Elects All Women to Board  By Manny Otiko | California Black Media You could feel the high level of energy in the room when the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) made history this past weekend, electing four Black women to lead the organization.  “I am at a loss

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BLACK WOMEN SAVING CALIFORNIA

The Spirit of Queen Califia in California The California Democratic Party has been in a state of chaos since the 2016 election and has become the crucible of the anti-Trump resistance. It’s the most Democratic state in the union and is considered a bellwether for the future of liberal politics — that is to say,

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Watch of the Week

SDMNEWS’s WATCH OF THE WEEK What’s the US up to in AFRICA Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah says President Trump’s dust-up with a Gold Star family should shine on a light on the U.S. military’s expanding, and unexplained, presence in Africa. sdmonitornewsThe San Diego Monitor-News has been serving Black San Diego since 1986 sdmonitornews.com