Slave Plantation Images in Nissan Heisman Ad?

Slave plantation images in Nissan Heisman House Ad?While watching an NFL game on Sunday, I was stunned by a car commercial. Just when you think Black lives have worth, you see an ad that glorifies the Antebellum South, whistling Dixie Land and Gone with the Wind. My question to Nissan and the ad agency: Who approved ofContinue reading “Slave Plantation Images in Nissan Heisman Ad?”

Mother of Kanye West Celebrated in book, “Donda’s Rules: The Scholarly Works of Dr. Donda West”

CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — When Kanye brags about his mother’s career as a professor at Chicago State University, he beams with pride. The new book, Donda’s Rules: The Scholarly Documents of Dr. Donda West (Mother of Kanye West)delivers the hidden and explicit details of an English professor, writer, world traveler, and mother who cared deeply for the arts community, literature, andContinue reading “Mother of Kanye West Celebrated in book, “Donda’s Rules: The Scholarly Works of Dr. Donda West””

Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan charged in the Killing of Rayshard Brooks

Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan have been charged in the Rayshard Brooks death. With a simple telephone call to the family from police officers, Rayshard Brooks would still be alive today. Be careful Black men. Beware of police officers who lack training, harbor racist hostility, and aren’t strong enough for two officers to arrestContinue reading “Officers Garrett Rolfe and Devin Brosnan charged in the Killing of Rayshard Brooks”

Love people, use things.

Love people, use things. The opposite never really works. Garrard quotes Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus on Windy City Live. As the protests continue for justice of Derek Chauvin’s brutal and wickedly cowardice slaying and lynching of George Floyd, we embark on police reform, society reform, and the return of the social contract. WhenContinue reading “Love people, use things.”

A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America

A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America by Garrard McClendon, Ph.D. Why riot, tear up, and destroy stores, cars, banks, and property? Because a riot is the language of the unheard. King knew and he was prescient. Former police officer, Derek Chauvin, asphyxiated, tortured, lynched, and homicidally humiliatedContinue reading “A Riot is the Language of the Unheard in the Divided States of America”

Donda West was a brilliant example for son, Kanye

Donda’s Rules, the book by Garrard McClendon, focuses on the scholarly works of Donda West. It is clear that her prowess as a professor became a mainline to Kanye. The definitive works of the professor and scholar, Donda West, are included in Donda’s Rules. Chapters include her systems theory on composition and rhetoric, a resolution on ebonics,Continue reading “Donda West was a brilliant example for son, Kanye”