I feel like a cheap mascot in the midst of multi-ethnicity and racial reconciliation discussions.
Author: Tevin Brown
Recently, Rep. Karl Oliver from my home state of Mississippi invited us back to the land of cotton, where antebellum hearts and desires still prevail. He revealed some are still fighting the lost cause with his comments on the removal of confederate memorials located on Louisiana public spaces. In his Facebook post, Rep. Karl Oliver […]
On August 24th, 1955, in Money, MS, the trajectory of a young man’s life changed forever. This change did not occur from scoring a game winning shot, earning a scholarship to college, or meeting the love of his life. Instead, it changed because of an accusation made against him. This young man’s name was Emmett Till. […]
Tevin Brown shares his thoughts on rapper David Banner’s lecture series titled the Godbox. The lectures aimed to promote his album and Banner’s new wave of black consciousness or “awakening”.
Way down south in Mississippi, I find myself thinking about eating breakfast with Dr. Ben Carson and President Barack Obama. No cameras, political agenda or party affiliations — just us talking as 3 black men in America. I want to talk to them about the standard we, as black people, measure each other. I chose […]