January 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Hurt People, Hurt People-Fade to Black

When we say “it starts in the home” what does that mean? When we say, “he has no home training” what does that mean? I agree that it all goes back to the home; however it goes much farther than the home. Our problems are systemic and reach way down into our psyche. How did our homes become so disjointed, fragmented and broken? Why are so many African American homes in disarray? What causes our children to be so apathetic?

When we say “it starts in the home” we are only dealing with the… Continue

Added by Ty Gray-EL on January 30, 2009 at 8:08am — 2 Comments

The Secret Governmental War on Black America

Excerpt from the book...

THE BLACK MATRIX:

The Modern Mental and Social Suppression

of African Americans Under National Interest

© 2006, 2008 By Franklin G. Jones



The present despairing state of Black America is neither a baffling phenomenon, nor the result of some innate racial deficiency among Blacks, but rather instead the result of the White elite's innate proclivity for always reinventing devious… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on January 29, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

La Trisha LaNae' Launches Tula Couture

La Trisha LaNae' Taylor is a talented jewelry designer who is launching her company, Tula Couture, on February 28, 2009.







She designs custom made beaded jewelry and other accessories for women, and will be expanding to a collection of fashion items in the near future. La Trisha LaNae will join us to share her projects and all the excitement around the launch of her new business!



La Trisha LaNae also hosts a… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 26, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Change Has Come

Well gang, today is the day. Barack Obama was just inaugurated. He's officially the 44rth President of the United States. On a day like this I am reminded of what his candidacy and his victory has meant for me and I am moved to share that I see Obama as a metaphor of success and possibility for the rest of us.



Obama and I were schoolmates at Columbia University. He transferred there in his junior year while I was a senior. I didn't know him per se, but I saw him around the campus… Continue

Added by Kevin Thomas on January 20, 2009 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

A Little Something That Make A World Of Difference

If you are not accustom to working out, now is the time to start. It WILL make you feel good all over. You can go out and walk, then progress to more aggressive cardiovascular exercise. The point is you have to start some where. My job in the Navy requires me to be fit. My job requires me to ensure that young men and women who defend this country be fit. This is a New Year and with New Year’s comes goals. Please take the walk. Do not put it off for someone is depending on you to be around for a… Continue

Added by Ira Wenze on January 14, 2009 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Samuel Pace - Part of the Los Angeles Heart Beat

Samuel Pace is a talented artistis whose work has been commissioned by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transporation Authority (METRO) and it features the heart of Leimert Park.



His work has been featured by Playboy jazz Festival, Vancouver Washington wine and Jazz Festival.



Samuel Pace began creating his art using Jazz and blues music as the subject matter in the late 1980s. His work reflects the mood and sounds of the music that he hears. He then interprets the music… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:17am — No Comments

Andre Harris - A Part of History

ColoredPeople.net's first show featuring Andre Harris, one of our talented members!

We are very proud to see Andre's work being featured at Barack Obama's Camp.







He is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta and The American… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Marvin Trimm - Spoken Word's Native Son

A native of the small island of Bermuda, Native Son describes his poetic literary speech as spontaneously truthful.



A self proclaimed empowerment poet, he often writes about self development, self awareness and self improvement. Native Son combines history, social, political issues to enlighten and bring fresh new perspectives about the world we live in.



He currently resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he is actively pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Black Woman's Smile

Can someone please explain why so many white people are upset about this love poem that I have written to black women?



A Black Woman’s Smile was written because I see the need for black men to treat their women better and I wrote this to point out some reasons why they should. The response from most black women is favorable. One referred to it as “the black woman’s anthem for the 21st century.' Another attorney friend of mine suggested I 'insert it into an alarm clock' so she could… Continue

Added by Ty Gray-EL on January 12, 2009 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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