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...

The Overflow: How to Love a Black Woman

It takes a real man to love a Black woman! Many think that Black women are difficult to handle, and at times this may...

Black Life Matters

Nowadays there is no safe place and no respect for anybody. People do what they want to do, say what they want to say...