Categories Archives: JBoney Speaks

DO BLACKS REALLY CARE ABOUT THEIR FREEDOM?.

As we embark on yet another Fourth of July celebration in America, I would like to take a moment to give a shout out to any of the Black freedom fighters who have chosen to speak truth to power, in order to change the plight of Black people in this countr ...

STOP TRUSTING SNAKES: THEY BITE.

I don’t know what it is about us as African Americans, but we seem to be the most trusting and forgiving group of people in America – at least when it comes to trusting people outside of our race. When it comes to nearly every important aspect of our ...

Black Folks: It’s Time to Come Back Home!.

It feels so good to be free, doesn’t it? Free to live where we want; shop where we want; eat where we want; worship where we want; vote for who we want; and do whatever we want to do. I mean, we all are free, aren’t we? Or are we really free? It is an ...

Police Killings: The New Black Benefit Package.

I’m about to be extremely facetious! We’re Black, right? We all like a “hook-up” on something every now and then, don’t we? Well, it seems as if Black people have found a way to instantaneously enhance their lives, and all it takes is the sacrif ...

Know Your Role….I Do!.

I have come a long way and have been through quite a bit on my journey here on Earth and if there’s one thing about life I’ve figured out, it’s that at some point in your life you’ll have to face some form of personal opposition, and you can’t b ...

WE NEED A DAMN FIRE DRILL!.

You know, it’s hard to take constructive criticism from somebody who has never actually constructed anything.  Over my time here on Earth, I’ve worked for people in Corporate America, the private sector and in the non-profit arena.  In those experie ...