THAT LITTLE BLACK GIRL FROM OAKLAND, CA Opinions

THAT LITTLE BLACK GIRL FROM OAKLAND, CA

THE GEORGE FLOYD EFFECT Could America be on the verge of having its first woman and nonwhite president? As many people are wont to do every year’s-end, I too...

THE GEORGE FLOYD EFFECT Opinions

THE GEORGE FLOYD EFFECT

Racism and Coronavirus COVID-19 Conversations… Novel Thomas Will there be a cure for the man-made viral pandemic, racism, in all its forms once all the talk-ing has ended?When George...

THE GEORGE FLOYD EFFECT… Opinions

THE GEORGE FLOYD EFFECT…

Novel THOMAS I have never heard so much talk and discussion about race and racism, descriptions like racialization, racialized peoples, minorities and whatever other terms white people have coined...

SOLICITING THE SLAVES: THE POLITICAL JIM JONES SYNDROME Opinions

SOLICITING THE SLAVES: THE POLITICAL JIM JONES SYNDROME

They’re still taking the slaves for granted as they peddle opportunistic political goods… [It’s true!] Oftentimes we hear the term Black people are not a monolith. Which is perhaps...

FOR WHATEVER IT’S WORTH Opinions

FOR WHATEVER IT’S WORTH

Black History Month means different things to different people Novel THOMAS It’s customary at this time of year, the month of February, for the mainstream media to cease the...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020 Opinions

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2020

Lots of talk, yes, but does anyone care, is anyone listening…? With all due respect to the civil rights icon, anyone and everyone born in the decades of the...

Still Much Work To Do Opinions

Still Much Work To Do

ON THE CUSP OF BHM 2020 Monday, January 20 was the celebration of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Actually, his official birthdate is January 15, 1929, but in...

A NEW YEAR, SAME BATTLES…? Opinions

A NEW YEAR, SAME BATTLES…?

Perhaps… But ‘vigilance’ remains the operative word as people go about the business of making a difference in the community in their individual way. So the ‘year-that-was’ is now...

CHRISTMAS: THE TANGIBLE SEASON Opinions

CHRISTMAS: THE TANGIBLE SEASON

Call it the “other season.” None of the others compare. It’s cold, but truly is “the most wonderful time of the year.” Seasons and seasonal celebrations be damned, none...

It’s Still About Consulting For Meaningful Results Opinions

It’s Still About Consulting For Meaningful Results

SIGNATURES TO ENGENDER CHANGE? Call it a pre-Christmas gift from the proverbial Black community; I’m talking about twenty thousand or so signatures on a petition (in the works since...