Before I lay it down: Self Evident Truths ~ “Sally Hemings Tamed a President...

“We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable...

Erectile Dysfunction: “When Mr. Wiggly Don’t Work No Mo…”

My mind’s telling me no, But my body, my body’s telling me yes. Baby, I don’t want to hurt nobody, But, there is something that I must...

“Happy Father’s Day, Momma…”

An “oxymoron” is a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect.  It’s also a figure of speech...

“There’s Nothing Like Seeing a Black Man Lynched & Whipped…”

I was a senior in high school back in 1977 when I first saw “Roots”; Alex Haley’s mildly anticipated autobiography about the history of...

“Po Ass Parents Produce Po Ass Children…”

“Them that’s got shall have.  Them that’s not shall lose. So the Bible says and it still is news.  Mama may have, Papa may...

Before I lay it down: “The Floods of 2016 Cripple Brookshire, Texas”

The Greenspoint area of Houston, Texas exhibited Hurricane Katrina-like qualities as my wife and I trudged through nearly four feet of water to witness...

Before I lay it down: “There’s No Independence In Marriage…”

“Two people working TOGETHER can have anything they want…” - Bishop Billy Spivey, Sr. I’ve heard my Apostolic-preaching dad say this many times; I...

Before I Lay It Down: Don’t raise your children twice

The hardest thing for parents to do is to “let go” of their children. Yes, they’re our babies and yes, we’ve raised them since...

Before I lay it down: Gentrification is Coming to a HBCU Near You…

My wife and I attended a couple of basketball games at Prairie View A&M University this weekend where they hosted the Alabama State Hornets....

“When Women Can’t Get Along…”

In 1920, women who fought for suffrage (the right to vote) finally obtained it. Remember, former slaves freed by the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865...