Categories Archives: JBoney Speaks

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 ...

This is B.S.! Blacks Aren’t Target Practice.

I am sick and tired of everybody seemingly getting away with the legally acceptable murder of unarmed Black people in this country on a regular basis.   Not only am I sick of seeing Black people picked apart by select members of law enforcement, I’ ...

BLACKS AIN’T PREPARED FOR NOTHING!.

This week, the Greater Houston area experienced another round of severe flooding. This time, however, the impact of the flooding was worse than anything we had seen in over 15 years. According to officials, the flooding that took place in the Greater Hous ...

THE BACKWARDS EDUCATION OF BLACK FOLKS.

I recently stumbled back across an article that I had read in the New York Times back in 2004 entitled, “Prison Program Turns Inmates into Intellectuals.” The article vividly stood out to me, because I remembered being fascinated at the thought of inm ...

PISSING ON “US” IS PISSING “US” OFF.

I have been a staunch opponent against several things that have decimated families and destroyed lives in the Black community for decades – mass incarceration, mandatory minimum sentencing and a fake, made-up “War on Drugs” that I have always be ...

GOSPEL GANGSTAZ.

Growing up in America, I have seen how drugs have negatively impacted many communities – especially the Black community. I have also seen how the emergence of “street gangs” have negatively impacted many communities – particularly the Black commun ...

HAS THE KKK FOUND ITS NEW HERO?.

A few weeks ago on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was asked whether or not he would denounce the support he had gotten from well-known White supremacist and former KKK grand wi ...