“I Got a P-P!”

                    Yes, you read the title correctly…. I got a P-P! For those who are unaware of what that means, I will enlighten you. It means, I got a problem with preachers and politicians....

Do Millennials Have A Welfare Mentality?

Welfare is defined as “the health, happiness and fortunes of a person or a group.” It is also defined as “financial support given to people in need.” The one word that stand s out in...

“Crossing the Burning Sands at Your Own Risk”… (Part 2)

“We were a   “Charter Line”   back in the 70s; the first one on our campus.  With no local fraternity brothers to teach us what to do, we were hauled all over Texas and hazed by...

Leadership & Accountability

Community, I’ve made it my business to demand accountability from the leaders who represent our community. My goal has always been to shine a light on people and organizations so the public can see...

A Message to the Black Press – WE MUST UNITE!

The late Malcolm X once made reference to a thought that I believe is very true in nature. “What you and I need to is learn to forget our differences. When WE come together,...

Is 17 Old Enough?

Is 17 Old Enough?   I was watching the news when I saw a report regarding a young Black teen who is 17 years old and will face trial as an adult. He has been...

“Throw The Tomatoes and Pull out The Hook!!!”

It appears that the news from Donald Trump White House comes to us daily in the form of a Court Jester - Sean Spicer -the White House Press Secretary. A jester, court jester, or fool,...

The Demon of Entitlement Destroys the Black Community

  When looking at the state of affairs and issues plaguing the Black community, nothing is more disheartening than watching some of our so-called Black community leaders and elected officials demand special treatment because of...

New Hair, New Shoes, New Phone, No Savings

I want you to think for a moment, and reflect on how much money you currently have in your savings account. With that in mind, fast forward years from now when you want to...

The Black Buying Power

I just wonder do people get it – are they getting the message that I have been giving? For 28 years, we have held the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Annual...