Trusting the Process

Written by Avi Brown As told by Maleek Jackson            Its Sunday before my hearing, my minds racing. Tomorrow decides my fate. I been down 10 years. Tomorrow I go in front of the parole board and they decide if they'll let me out. I've never made excuses for my time here. I never [...]

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Raising A Rapist

           When we think of a rapist there is usually a stereotypical image we have of one. An awkward, shy man, who lacks friends and any remnants of a social life. Yes, that description fits the typical mode. But as we've learned from Darren Sharper, the disgraced All-Pro NFL player sentenced to 38 years in jail [...]

The N.W. Raider Dynasty

I preface to say I'm a little biased. But to me Uptown Philly has always played the best football. From the days of the West Oaklane Wildcats domination, to the Mt Airy Bantams run and the still continuous success of the Northwest Raiders. Not to mention the Enon Cadets who've come on in the past [...]

Who the Hell is a Super Predator? (PT. 1)

Today is the day I receive my sentence. It also happens to be my 17th birthday. Last year I had hoped to be having a skating party with all my friends from school around this time. Obviously, that's not going to happen. I'm writing because the therapist explained to me I lacked humanity and empathy. [...]

America’s Cheating Culture

I live in a generation where men and women cheat almost equally. I often wonder how we got here. Were women always cheaters and just better at hiding it? Or is it due to the boldness of this generation's women, who now refuse to conceal their promiscuous conquests? Or could it be women have adapted [...]