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 guess he’s somewhat qualified to do so seeing how he and my mom have been married almost 58 years. It’s amazing, to say the least, how much both of them had…

If Women Rule the World

IS IT FAIR TO BLAME BLACK WOMEN FOR THE PRESENT PLIGHT OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALE/FEMALE RELATIONSHIPS? I have oftentimes been referred to as a Benedict Arnold by male friends and colleagues when it comes to gender politics, because I often find myself supporting women in debates and discussions regarding gender wars between African-American men and women.…

Alternative Solution to U.S. Mental Illness Crisis

HOUSTON – Increased incidences of violence, mass shootings, church shootings, police-citizen conflict, suicide, bullying, abuse, anger, bitterness, addiction and homelessness, combined with her own life’s experiences have led Houston-based psychotherapist, Dr. Liz L. West, to launch “A New Healing.” A New Healing is an unconventional approach to promote psychiatric healing and overall wellness. This alternative…