Author: Kwaisi France

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Doin It with Kwaisi France: Felix Isuk – Part 1

    Felix Isuk is a 1999 graduate of the Gilman School in Baltimore, Maryland and 2003 graduate of Harvard University with a BA in Anthropology. He received his MBA in 2010 from the Esade Business and Law School in Barcelona, Spain. As a senior analyst at Samuel James Ltd,...

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Paper Escape: Buy A Home

  Touching on a Paper Chase: Buy A House by Kwaisi France of Killing the Breeze, we at Federal Home Loan Centers wanted a chance to pipe in and provide our two cents on buying a home. We were happily accepted to submit our thoughts.   First, the Paper Chase...

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Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 4

  I think it’s important to point out that not every store in these communities have been trashed or looted. This is not just unorganized lawlessness that is happening. Again, one has to ask themselves what is the relationship with the community that business has? if you are there to...

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Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 3

  People riot within their own communities because they have arrived at a decision that they have nothing to lose. The people who talk about “jobs that are lost” are not paying attention.   The CVS was not mandated by the people of the community nor did they have any...

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Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 2

  People are seeing two sides here and there are not. In Baltimore and many other cities in America, black American citizens are having their 5th (due process) and 14th amendment (equal protection) rights violated. These are Many are saying they feel sad, angry, unsafe, shaken, scared. You weren’t paying...

Baltimore: You Weren't Paying Attention - Part 1

Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 1

  I grew up on Garrison and Laurel after moving from Liberty Heights and El Dorado. Moving from Chester St. and Collington Sq, my grandparents on my mother’s side (Ma and daddy) were at Hillsdale and Oakley. My aunt, not too far away on Granada and Oakley. My grandparents on...

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Hopkins, Chick Fil-A, Carson and What He Did

  The JHU student government recently voted to ban any hypothetical future Chick-Fil-A outlet from campus because of the company owner’s support for traditional marriage. The JHU student government feels that the presence of Chick-fil-A on campus would promote homophobia and amount to discrimination against the LGBT community.   JHU...

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Racist? Oh Yeah? Wait Til You See Us Confirm Lynch.

  “Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar.” – Senator Dick Durbin (D., IL)   This was his response to Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell who postponed the vote...

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Freddie Gray: What Happens When You Live It

  Freddie Gray was a man who was arrested by police in my hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. While in police custody, Mr. Gray suffered injuries to his spinal cord, brain, voice box and vertebrae, from which he would die.   Baltimore police officials have admitted that the reasons for Gray’s...