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Luke Wilson

Writer, Editor, Screenwriter

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Lucius Wilson
07/21/2018
Dereliction of Duty: The Failure of The Republican Congress

When will Republicans in Congress do their jobs? It's a question that seems to grow in relevance with each passing day. This is the party that likes to wrap its self in the American flag whenever it is politically convenient, the "Make America Great Again", crowd.

Lucius Wilson
09/06/2017
Trump's Obama Obsession

I wrote an article a little while ago about Trump's decision to end DACA and had a woman write to me that Trump ending this program was somehow President Obama's fault. Obama's fault? Trump has been President for going on eight months, it's been a train wreck of a presidency no doubt about it, but...

The Black Detour
12/31/2017
The White Supremacist in the White House

The Black Detour is an independent online publication. Providing a unbiased, unfiltered and often thought-provoking conversation transcending Black culture.

Lucius Wilson
04/28/2018
How to Vacation Like a Local

Time and research, that's it. Taking the time to do research and having a plan of action before you travel will save you time, and money. Saving time and money will allow you more time to submerge yourself in the local community and thus experience your vacation destination as a local would.

Lucius Wilson
08/11/2017
Health Disparities Driven by Socioeconomic

Socioeconomic status (SES) is often measured as a combination of education, income, and occupation. It is commonly conceptualized as the social standing or class of an individual or group (APA). Depending on where you come down on the economic latter will often determine the quality and quantity of healthcare you are able to receive which...

Lucius Wilson
08/17/2017
The Concept of Race

Does race have any scientific validity, or is it a social construct without any biological meaning? Many mainstream scientists believe the latter. All modern humans originated in Africa and have only small variations in their genes. Race is understood to be a useful tool to elucidate human genetic diversity, but is also understood to be...

The Black Detour
03/06/2018
We Are Not So Divided

There is a so-called civil war on the rise in the black community. Is it real or is it just another device used by those in power to keep us divided and therefore, weakened?

The Black Detour
01/03/2018
The Legacy of Self-hatred in the Black Community

Self-hatred has been a long standing problem in the Black community. We have been conditioned to believe being Black is less than and not as good. Today I felt it first hand I was at my local coffee-house, standing behind this young white couple being served by a middle-aged black woman.

Lucius Wilson
08/25/2017
Through the Eye's of African American Writers

The contribution of African Americans to this country has been enormous and rather it be writers like Olaudah Equiano who wrote of the struggles of slaves and fought to change it after becoming free or Ralph Ellison who centuries later wrote of the linger effects of slavery and the ongoing struggle of the descendants of...

Lucius Wilson
09/05/2017
Best Free Screenwriting Software

If you are new to screenwriting and you're still trying to figure out the format and the whole process I invite you to check out some of the free Screenwriting software posted below. It's all free and will give you the basic tools you'll need to help improve your writing experience, I've tried several...

Lucius Wilson
08/16/2017
The Matrix of Domination

The definition of matrix of domination as it is explained by Patricia Hill Collins is the interlocking system of oppression based on race, class, and sexuality. The Matrix of Domination was developed as a concept to represent the fact that to truly understand oppression we must understand its counter position of privilege (Women and Gender...

Lucius Wilson
08/17/2017
Is Artificial Intelligence Really a Threat?

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) really a threat? Possibly, but not likely. So why is this a debut that seems to be growing in intensity? One reason is the mystery that surrounds (AI) development coupled with prominent voices like Bill Gates, Stephen Hawking, and Elon Musk having warned humanity of the threat posed by artificial intelligence....

Lucius Wilson
03/30/2016
SELF-PUBLISHING

Last night I went on Amazon searching for new authors to read and what I found was a little disheartening. After about thirty minutes of wading, through samples of stories that might have been better served being rewritten or edited, I gave up. This isn't the first time I've had this experience.

Lucius Wilson
08/26/2017
From the Page to the Silver Screen: 3 Essential Screenwriting Tips

It seems like everyone and their mother has a film script or a screenplay idea, the question is how can you make your screenplay stand out in a sea of bad scripts. It's simple, follow these tips and watch your script go from the page to the silver screen.

Lucius Wilson
08/26/2017
7 Ways To Boost The Metabolism

Kick starting your metabolism is as easy as eating right, getting the proper amount at rest, and a few days of moderate exercise a week, that is it. There is no magic pill. The only thing that is needed is a few small tweaks to your already busy life style and you will be well...

The Black Detour
01/12/2018
6 Helpful Tips for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss

Weight loss doesn't have to be a long, arduous process. In fact, it doesn't have to be hard, and it doesn't have to take very long. If you are serious about losing weight in a healthy and quick way, you need to understand that having the right mindset and managing your expectations is key.

Lucius Wilson
09/05/2017
Eight Secrets to Writing Screenplays that Sell

The first thing you need to realize when you begin is that the audience is fickle, the smash last week or last month could easily be this week's dud. Today we live in an instant gratification society and at most, you have three maybe five minutes to grab and keep their attention, how do you...

Lucius Wilson
08/11/2017
How to Overcoming Writer's Block

Here are three sure-fire tips that will get you writing in no time. These tips for overcoming writers block will help get you back to writing easily and quickly. Having trouble writing is nothing new. I would venture to say that every writer at some point in his/her careers has had to overcome writers block....

Lucius Wilson
08/25/2017
Losing Weight on the Cheap

Do you want to know how to lose weight on the cheap? This is what worked for me; maybe it will help you drop those stubborn pounds that refuse to go away. I'm a former football player, and after I stopped playing I put on a few extra unwanted pounds.

The Black Detour
03/20/2018
The Truth About Black Anger And Why It's Justified

The next time a non-Black person asks you why Black people are so angry I have a few questions that you should pose to them. Ask them, how would they feel if their grandparents, and grandparent's parents were taken from their land.

Lucius Wilson
06/09/2018
The Trump Impact on Black and White Friendships

Lucius Wilson My friend Johnny is a middle-class white guy who grew up in a working-class neighborhood in the late seventies and early to mid-eighties. I am a black guy who grew up in that same neighborhood. In fact, Johnny and I grew up two blocks from one another.

Lucius Wilson
08/26/2017
Race and the National Anthem

I can only imagine the anxiety the young quarterback must have felt as the team walked out from under the protection of the dark tunnel and out onto the field. The quivering butterflies in the stomach, the dry mouth, as teammates walked by patting each other on the shoulder or rear offering encouragement for the...

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