Cussing Presidents Need Soap

Cussing and swearing have been around since the dawn of the ages. While there has been no recorded history of the first cuss words, cursing has come full circle when public officials use the foul...

ALL ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL!

We MUST Understand, that the flag represents more than being a patriot and an American. It also represents an America that is still resistant to equality and JUSTICE FOR ALL. Which I must state,...

Is America Great?

With everything that is going on surrounding our President, none of it surprises me. I hope you’re not surprised either. Many people, especially our professional athletes are upset by the recent words of our...

Thank God For Ruby Bridges

I wasn’t around during the time of segregation, and I can’t even begin to imagine what things were like during that time period. I want to start by first saying Happy Belated Birthday to...

Walking a Mile in Blue Moccasins

Supporting the Blue is getting harder to do each time a news story breaks about an officer not being indicted or charged in the death of a citizen. However, the perception of the police is...

Where Do We Go From Here?

I’ve been thinking about a lot of things since the arrival of Harvey. Through my reflection, I often asked myself, where do we go from here? After so much that has happened, Houston will...

Don’t Go It Alone-It’s OK to Talk About Harvey’s Impact on Your Life

Coping with life in the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey is taking a mental toll on us all. The displacement, the fatigue, the death, the losses of neighborhoods, property, furniture and years of memories on...

Dick Gregory: A True Loss for Our Community

Booker T. Washington once said that, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to...

How Dick Gregory Made Me a Better Person

I had the joy and pleasure of knowing Dick Gregory both as a journalist and as a friend. One of the greatest benefits of being a writer is you meet people who have a deep...

I WON’T Apologize for Being BLACK Sorry, Not Sorry

“Racism is man’s gravest threat to man-the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.” -Abraham Joshua Heschel Like the title stated, I won’t apologize for being Black! To be honest, I don’t understand why my...