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...

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...

What if Donald Trump was Black?

Author Richelle E. Goodrich made a quote in regards to leadership that I wholeheartedly believe is true. She said, “The sign of a good...

Are You Offended?

Some Folks Take Ignorance and Stupidity to New Heights In this day in age, anyone can be offended by anything, but being “offended” is being...

Houston Must Not Become “Gotham City”-Town Needs An Enema to Flush Out Crime

Houston may be a welcoming city, but one thing the city has opened its doors to in the process is a rash of violent...

Sometimes We Are “Lynched” By Our Own Black Hands

Earlier this month, political commentator Lisa Durden gave a fiery interview with Tucker Carlson on Fox News, defending a Black Lives Matter chapter’s decision to...

Why Don’t Blacks Support Black-Owned Businesses?

Carter G. Woodson once said, “At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they...

“Stop This Crazy Thing”

A historically black college in Memphis recently held a “black-on-black crime forum” exploring causes and solutions, but it was the term “black-on-black crime” use that...

A Message to All Police Officers…

We Charge You To Protect, Serve & Honor Thy Citizens- It’s in the Oath On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity,...