Happy Father’s Day

“With the passing of Muhammad Ali, I am reminded of a time that my father and I went to the Houston Astrodome to watch the “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.  It was a historic event and something that my father and I shared that I will never forget. …

50 Shades of Single

Houston – Many people are simply not getting married anymore. “This is the first time in history where there are more single people than married people,” expressed by Rev. Keion D. Henderson, who is the pastor of The Lighthouse Church. Pastor Henderson is originally from Gary, Indiana, and was called to the ministry in 1995…

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…