“My Strange Walk Against Cancer”

October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and last year around this time I decided to do an “awareness walk” the entire thirty-one days in...

“The Shepherd Should Smell Like His Sheep…”

If you drive through “Small Town” America, it’s highly likely you’ll find a church on “every corner”, especially in minority neighborhoods. I guess it’s...

‘Employment Matters’

There is a popular saying that has historically been bantered throughout the American Labor Movement that goes something like this, “Without work, all is...

We MUST Understand: A Time for Actions

There is absolutely no doubt that with the suffering that Black Houstonians have experienced that the problems, issues, and maladies affecting our population are...

Closing the Gap:

How a Street Culture Threatens to Destroy the Next Generation of Black Leaders Aiyyo here’s the situation: idiodicy Nonsense, violence, not a good policy Therefore we must ignore,...

Would Someone Take the Microphone From Raven-Symone

There is a saying within the African-American community that states, “A Child is to be seen and not heard.” It is in honor of...

Preparing for a Scientific Future

Recently in the nation’s capital during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, my colleagues and I met with some of the finest...

“Be Careful Who You Dine With, You Just Might be the Main Course…”

“Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer”. Whoever came up with that quote must have been a primary source of information based upon...

Would the “Real Black” President Stand-up

Recently Australian billionaire Rupert Murdoch chose to venture into waters that the wisest of men have avoided at all costs. The troubling waters that...

Changes in the Over-65 Exemption

Last month I discussed the residence homestead exemption and how this exemption is the single biggest step you can take to reduce your taxes....