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“Some people think like Martin; some people think like Malcolm…”

"There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience...

You Gotta See This: Prairie View A&M University’s new $61 million Stadium Complex

The first time I stepped foot onto Prairie View A&M’s Blackshear Field was after the Homecoming football game in 1985. The Panthers defeated Bishop...

No School Lunches: Food for Thought in the Summertime

During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing with friends, and eating hot dogs by the...

Walk A Mile In Our Shoes

The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said that, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” And I couldn’t agree with the...

They Call It Independence Day But WE Are Still Not Free!

The words, “independence” and “liberty” are two words that come to mind when thinking on the national holiday that people around this country will...

Jesse Williams: Artist Revolution – The Call To Action

“I'ma keep running. Cause a winner don't quit on themselves.” Beyoncé – “FREEDOM” It’s been a week since Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams took stage...

A Sin and a Shame: Forgetting Where You Come From

It never ceases to amaze me the amount of time, energy, effort, support and money that many members of our communities will utilize to...

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...

Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion, or the lack thereof in Texas, has been become a dangerous political game in the Texas Legislature on Congress Street in Austin....

“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...