We are responsible for stopping violence in the community By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an interview writer, journalist and researcher Eric Hackley conducted with community activist Denise Trigg who is working to raise aware about and cure the violence that is plaguing our community—violence that took her son […]
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Clearing up “perceived” racial confusion in my book title: ‘KEKIONGA BLACKS’ War on HIS-Story & Slave Mentality’
By Eric D. Hackley The following is a point, counterpoint discussion that I had with Scott Maitland on HackonomicsTV on Facebook. Scott is a late 20s to early 30s white dude who I’ve known for about five years. He’s never shy about giving his opinion about black people from his perspective. I told him at […]
THE HACKLEY REPORT by Eric Donald Hackley—Interview with Scott Williams, son of Jesse Williams, founder of Jesse & Sons Barber Shop—the oldest black-owned barbershop in Fort Wayne
Eric Hackley presents the Rev. Charles Martin, to “share with you my personal experience in the hope that through the illustration of my life, someone may glean some information that would contribute to their life and help them to see that it is possible to overcome difficult and challenging situations in life.”
Hakim Muhammad gives personal insights into the taboo subject of white supremacy, a concept that’s hardly ever discussed openly in the Fort Wayne black Community.
To make a long story short, we have been taught a system of fear and intimidation from the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and the different mechanisms and psychological methods that were perpetuated on us during our sojourn to America. This has been an ongoing theme from generation to generation where we fear the loss of a job, position or title in order to have things. We sacrifice what is in the best interest of us as a people for us to be really free and have the same equal rights and mandates of other people.
As you can see today, we have blacks coming together. The more we do this, the more and more people will come out. This is the beginning of what’s about to come. Blacks are starting to stand up, we’re getting more educated and young people are seeing what the streets are doing and they’re not liking it. Don’t get me wrong, we have rotten apples, but even with that, there’s help with them. Within all nationalities, there are rotten apples who commit to violence and do the things they shouldn’t do. But, I see hope for us. I see us coming up.