Categories Archives: JBoney Speaks

Black Love and Unity: The New Normal.

If ever there was a time we needed to turn back the hands of time and return to a place where there was a strong sense of Black love and Black unity – that time is now. I remember growing up and listening to songs like “Say it Loud – I ...

No More Chicken Dinners – We Need Policy.

It happens every year. Yard signs infiltrate our neighborhoods and litter our streets, placed by campaign operatives, hoping you not only familiarize yourself with their respective political candidate, but translate that familiarity into a cast vote for t ...

Can I Get a Witness…Or an Endorsement?.

I must tell you that one of the saddest displays I have witnessed over the past week has been the debacle surrounding several members of the Black clergy and their political meeting that was touted as an endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Do ...

Blacks: The Proverbial Political Piñata.

When it comes to politics in this country, there is one thing that seems to be a constant – the Black vote is an important vote that makes a difference. It is no secret that African Americans overwhelmingly vote for Democratic candidates in mostly every ...

Respect Our Black Women – “Or Else”.

As the fallout continues over the overly-aggressive attack on a young, 16-year old Black female student by a White male police officer at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C., people are becoming increasingly more fed up with the blatant disrespect ...

ACKNOWLEDGING THE BLACK STRUGGLE IS A START.

I don’t know if anybody follows Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook. I follow him on, well…Facebook (lol) and got a chance to catch a post he shared with his followers on October 13th as he and his wife, Priscilla, visited San Quentin Sta ...