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“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...

Scared to Compete: The Dumbing Down of Black Men

I had the good fortune to spend a portion of my birthday in the grandest fashion I could have ever imagined; I was invited...

What if African-American Men only had Two Weeks to Live?

One of my favorite movies, I guess it is the one “chick flick” that I am allowed is Last Holiday starring Queen Latifah and...

War Has Just Been Declared

Although it is incredible to think this, I am certain that the vast majority of our community failed to notice that a disgruntled element...

Welcome to the Black Leadership 5-Ring-Circus:

One of my absolute favorite quotes by our dear Brother Malcolm X is his characterization of ‘The March on Washington’ as “a circus, with clowns and...

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...

Why Harriet Tubman is the Perfect Choice

As I am certain that you have heard by now, our great ancestor and unparalleled freedom fighter Harriet Tubman has been selected to be...

Why Bill Clinton Will Never Understand the Black Community’s Consistently Inconsistent Position on Urban...

  All of the very public back-and-forth that recently occurred between former President Bill Clinton and ‘Black Lives Matter’ activists over Clinton’s 1994 ‘Crime Bill’...

‘THE CONTENT OF OUR CHARACTER’:

  ONE OF THE SCARIEST ISSUES FACING BLACK AMERICA I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where...

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...