Embed from Getty Images—“My country tis of the sweet land of liberty of the I sing.” Kneeling to stand. What exactly do these words mean, are they simply someone’s idea of poetic lyrics, do they embrace and embody a nation or were they juxtaposed to make the writer feel good?The Statue of Liberty asked for…
What did you bring to the table when you approached “the one”?
His divorced, teen mom was expecting a girl. Here is what she got, instead.
Embed from Getty Images—Is age really “just a number”? Might there be a communication gap as opposed to a generation gap?Most of us revere, admire, respect, love, and embrace our immediate elders as well as those who came before them. Still, our world’s geography and our neighborhoods’ demographics make it is impossible for there to be…
Do we respond or increase the volume of noise to drown out the cries for help?
—One has to stop and take a deep breath coupled with a sarcastic “Lord have mercy, #MovingWhileBlack.”Former President Barak Obama’s White House staffer, Darren Martin, a native New Yorker (Bronx Borough), was actively moving into his new Upper West Side, New York apartment when, according to the New York TV news station WPIX-TV, one of…
Our youth’s signs of danger are in front of us if we open our eyes to their cries for guidance.
How one man lives life fully with his death sentence
Is “Black Panther” revealing black hearts or confusion about real Black history?
The entire world will be better served to address the injustices that befall women.
Embed from Getty Images—Do you hear…, what…, I…, hear….,? You only get one guess.No it is not a lyric from an endearing Christmas song.Time is up, no more guessing; one might say it is the quintessential oxymoronic statement of all times.Contrary to popular belief, research debunks the myth that the phrase; “student-athlete” is a term…
Champions do not “fall back,” they step forward.
The crowd will only cheer for so long.
We can effectively assist neither those whom we fear nor those whom we hate.