Today, rap music is filled with messages that tell its consumers what to buy and how much one must spend in order to be cool, hip, accepted, successful, and one of the new popular go-to words, “relevant.” When Jay-Z proclaimed the only way to look cool and get women in a club was to “pop” bottles of $200 bottles of Cristal, people followed suit.
While “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder” both dipped slightly in total black audience during the last week of October, ABC’s other prime time contender, “Black-ish,” moved up again.
Racism is firmly entrenched in the American psyche. It is what this nation was founded on and continues to thrive on. It’s time for more white people to acknowledge their aegis and join the fight against the reality of racism, if not, it will destroy this nation.
When it really counts, and people really need to stand up against injustice, instead of ACTING, they take to social media and merely vent. They get all there emotions out on social media sites. They make cool, witty hashtags that start to trend. They express their anger. Then they forget.
“There is absolutely no guarantee to an unbiased jury in American jurisprudence. Indeed, you cannot legislate the human condition, or legislate the human mind, nor can you legislate the soul of the human, or the spirit of the human being in a free society under this constitution.