Thank God For Ruby Bridges

I wasn’t around during the time of segregation, and I can’t even begin to imagine what things were like during that time period. I...

Walking a Mile in Blue Moccasins

Supporting the Blue is getting harder to do each time a news story breaks about an officer not being indicted or charged in the...

Where Do We Go From Here?

I’ve been thinking about a lot of things since the arrival of Harvey. Through my reflection, I often asked myself, where do we go...

Don’t Go It Alone-It’s OK to Talk About Harvey’s Impact on Your Life

Coping with life in the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey is taking a mental toll on us all. The displacement, the fatigue, the death, the...

Dick Gregory: A True Loss for Our Community

Booker T. Washington once said that, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as...

How Dick Gregory Made Me a Better Person

I had the joy and pleasure of knowing Dick Gregory both as a journalist and as a friend. One of the greatest benefits of being...

I WON’T Apologize for Being BLACK Sorry, Not Sorry

“Racism is man’s gravest threat to man-the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” -Abraham Joshua Heschel Like the title stated, I won’t apologize for...

Racist Hatred Runs Deep

Nearly fifty years ago, one of the greatest Civil Rights leaders of our time was assassinated. Prior to the late Dr. Martin Luther King’s...

Playing Devil’s Advocate on Monuments & History

It was the late Maya Angelou who said, “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be...

The Past Is Our Present

Our society at times is so messed up, and sometimes I wonder if we will ever get it right. The current Presidency and White...