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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...

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...

The Past Is Our Present

Our society at times is so messed up, and sometimes I wonder if we will ever get it right. The current Presidency and White House is a daily reality TV show, there is a...

A Life Well Lived

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire Over the weekend, I went to the homegoing service for my cousin Bakari Jaward...

What is Black?

In our society, there is much controversy surrounding what is considered Black? We now live in a society where there are many biracial individuals, and the question still remains “What is considered Black? Just...

Invest in Healthy

I am not going to lie to you. There is nothing more that I like to eat than fried chicken, chitterlings, pig feet, smothered pork chops, yams, and collard greens and cornbread. Of course...

Mean What You Say

When was the last time someone told you they were going to do something and they didn’t? When was the last time that you told someone that you were going to do something, only...

The Results are In

Across the state, students have just received their scores back from taking their spring standardized tests. Some students are elated, while others are in despair. Standardized testing has been around for years, but the...

Teacher Appreciation

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.” - Sidney Hook National Teacher Appreciation Day occurred on Tuesday May 9th. Did you tell a...

Everybody Gets Love

According to Shea Moisture, “Everybody gets love.” However, that wasn’t truly the case in their recent commercial that received a lot of backlash from the African American community. I do understand what the company...