Embracing Jezebel: Celebrating the ‘dime-a-dozen’ Sidepiece

One of the most troubling issues facing the African-American community is the disintegration of the family structure. Most unfortunate is the reality that much...

That’s So Raven!

Dear Raven Symone, It is with a heavy heart and troubled soul that I pen this communication to you. I hope that you understand that...

Stephen A. Smith’s Failed Attempt at Political Commentary

One of the most discussed issues in African-American political circles is a question regarding if Blacks should be as wedded to the Democratic Party...

A Throwback Moment

How the St. Louis Rams & Derrick Rose Reminded Us of What the Black Athlete Once Stood For   On October 16, 1968, at Olympic Stadium...

Build it Up & They Will Come

There is a popular line from the movie Field of Dreams that says simply “build it and they will come.” Such was the thinking...

Race: The Tie That Binds

I must admit that it is often very difficult to explain to some of my people why race is an inextricable tie that binds...

YOU NEVER KNOW WHO IS WATCHING:

THE CASE OF SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON In regards to racial matters, there are milestones that notify the climate of discord that a people is existing...

Before I lay it down: “I never knew that we were “po”…”

I often talk about my family and how large it is. You read where I mentioned those “beans and conebread” and how my mom...

‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’ of This White Educational Curriculum

Although I rarely need a reminder that the struggle to educate African-American children regarding their ancestors’ history is a worthwhile endeavor, there are moments...

Preachin’ from a Pen: “Somebody is Lying!”

I John 4:20 admonishes that, "If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth...