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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...

Save Our Children!

  During the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development’s 27th annual recognition banquet, I challenged the audience to, among other things, save our...

Without Work All is Rotten: The Most Pressing Present Dilemma Facing Young Black...

I have always counted myself as one of the lucky one’s to have been raised in a home with a father who was a...

What We Can Learn from Our Past About Black Contributions

I have learned while living this life on Earth that so much of it is based upon things that happen on an annual basis,...

‘Stop Talking Loud & Saying Nothing’

Rarely does a day go by that I am not frustrated by my people’s failure to recognize the correct path to political and economic...

“Let’s Talk About Sex, Again! 2016”

I’ve talked about many things in African-American News& Issues over the past year, but one of my most interesting topics is the conversation about...

Why Do you Continue to Beg Whites for Recognition?

One of the most puzzling things that seemingly happen every year is that some White Awards show refuses to honor African-American actors, actresses, directors,...

Is it Time to Refashion MLK Day?

It has occurred to me that we have fallen into a routine in regards to Martin Luther King Jr., Day. For far too many...

Keep on Keepin on

As I pen my final editorial of 2015, I am truly amazed at what this year has wrought in not only my personal life,...

Before I lay it down: “Black Santa and the little White kid…”

My wife and I were doing our Christmas shopping the other day and ended up at a specialty store that sells lots of yuletide...