As we review the state of of American culture, many things come to mind. Our economy, especially for our urban communities, has changed. We see more people creating heinous acts as a form of rebellion against a system that has promised us so much, but given us so little. We are forced to deal… Read more »
As we approach another Super Bowl Sunday, I reflect on my decision to boycott the National Football League (NFL) this year. After witnessing our guy Collin Kaepernick lose livelihood; I became livid at how a league could discriminate against a person for exercising his/her first amendment rights. This was a perfect example of how this… Read more »
Happy Holidays Beautiful People: Just wanted to touch base with you about an injustice that occurred on American Airlines. In case you didn’t know, Justice League NYC Activists, Tamika Mallory and Mysonne were discharged from a flight for speaking up about a situation that occurred with one of the American Airlines employees. Please take a… Read more »
Hello My Good People, This year we were honored to accept an invitation to the HASTAC Conference in Orlando, FL. The opportunity to share our social justice work with the HASTAC community was transcending. We are sending a special thanks to Cathy N. Davidson and Future Initiative. We look forward to participating next year in… Read more »
Good Day Indigenous People, As we get closer to the holiday season, we see that injustice is still alive in American culture. Jemele Hill, journalist for ESPN, simple raised her voice against the foolishness that continues to occur in the NFL, and was forced to take a leave of absence. Yes, I am a… Read more »
What’s up People, As we settle into a new semester, I am concerned about what I see going on in our country. Most notable the tragedy that just occurred in Las Vegas, where many people lost their lives for no apparent reason. How do we begin to approach general safety issues? Do we need more… Read more »
Hey Beautiful People, I hope your summer was remarkable. Things have heated up since I last posted in regards to social justice. What stands out is the Colin Kapernick situation. This man is still unemployed, and it seems that the owners want nothing to do with him. If we look at the statistics, Kapernick… Read more »
Hey Y’all, As we come to the end of another summer, I decided to put together a Back 2 School Mix for motivation and therapy. I hope that you dig this mix, please send feedback. This music is our historical soundtrack; I truly believe that if we take a microscopic look at the origin… Read more »
Hello Folks, Wishing everyone success and fulfillment as we embrace the second part of our summer journey. Theory, Research, And Action in Urban Education (TRAUE) gave me the opportunity to showcase a couple of my new records last semester, “Cross The Line,” & “Racism You Gotta Go.” The concepts in these songs represent the… Read more »
Hello, I hope your summer is going well. We are looking to feature NEW poetry, photography, music, and articles as we enter the Fall 2017 semester. Please contact us if you have anything you would like to contribute to our publication. Remember, we are the voice of the community!! Peace… Read more »
Happy Holidays from Humanities Heart!
WISHING YOU & YOURS THE BEST DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. Sincerely, Jeff
In Search of Justice
Please take a look at what happened to Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., also like the Facebook Page here. Why are the Blacks in Law Enforcement of America concerned about our urban communities? Check out Cornell Carelock and his approach to music and healing! LET’S STOP POLICE BRUTALITY TOGETHER!!
Are You Ready For 2017? A Call For Justice!
by Jeff Suttles As we approach the last month of this year, I can’t help but to wonder what’s ahead. Yes, Donald Trump will enter the White House. No, I’m not afraid, but I am concerned for the working class. What type of opportunities will become available for a musician that decided to go… Read more »
Don’t Call Me N*gger
by Andrew Smoot In a time where so much emphasis is placed on what is considered to popular in order to determine what is good and bad, this prompt allowed me to really do some soul searching (as well as the rest of the course work). It’s impossible to not approach this from a Christian… Read more »
Black Lives Matter Playlist
Jeff Suttles Creates New Blog for Social Justice
Here I sit just about a week after the election of our new president. I can honestly say that I was a little shocked, but it’s all beginning to sink in. Upon observing people digest the results of the 2016 presidential race, I witnessed people deal with their feelings in… Read more »
Intern For Social Justice
Looking for interns for Social Justice (writers, editors, photographers, videographers, etc.) If interested please email reply to: jsuttles[a]gc[dot]cuny[dot]edu (please insert Intern in the subject line).